A very topical album, a group of overlooked Southern rockers and the return of a country legend highlight this Best Country and Southern Rock of 2016 list.
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Listening to Jackson Taylor’s latest record, one has to wonder if the hell-raising country rocker has reached a crossroads.
Jackson Taylor’s ‘Cantina del Diablo’ reminds us that underneath the fun-loving, boozy persona we often see, there’s a damned good songwriter.
Bob Wayne, Sturgill Simpson, Whiskey Myers and Whitey Morgan are included in Fred Phillips’ Best of 2014 list for country and Southern rock.
Fred Phillips’ Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Southern Rock and Country): Bob Wayne, Sturgill Simpson, Mat D, Jackson Taylor, Willie Nelson
Sturgill Simpson? The genuine article. Bob Wayne? Back with his best ever.
Back to Back Bar, Bossier City, Louisiana: Sometimes, it’s the whole experience that will make a show you’ll never forget as opposed to just a fantastic performance on stage.
Fred Phillips’ Best of 2013 (Country and Southern Rock): Shooter Jennings, Sturgill Simpson, Hank III
I certainly don’t claim to be any sort of expert on country music. I’m a metal kid from the sticks who was reintroduced to my country roots through Johnny Cash’s resurgence in the early 1990s.
For some reason, Jackson Taylor seems to fly under the radar on the underground country scene. You don’t hear as much about him, but he’s released a solid string of hell-raising, good-timing, rowdy country albums.
My son and I went bowling on a recent afternoon, and while at the alley, I was assaulted by an hour and a half of current Nashville songs.