“You Get It All,” Hayes Carll (Dualtone Music)
The 6-foot-3 singer-songwriter Hayes Carll isn’t the only wry man in Nashville, or even the tallest. But his eighth album, “You Get It All,” shows why Carll is built to last.
Josh Turner, “Country State of Mind” (MCA Nashville)
From its title to its songs and sounds, Josh Turner’s “Country State of Mind” is a tribute to his idols and beyond, a compendium of some great country music...
When Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer sing on the album "Not Dark Yet," they're two voices, and then one. Their vocals do a dance with a familial awareness of space - together, apart, together.
In conversation, they speak quite differently from one another, but for the fact that each addresses the other as "Sissy." Moorer engages in talk generously.