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GILL SHAKES UP COUNTRY PLAYLIST AT HALIFAX CONCERT

Gill shakes up country playlist at Halifax concertIf you’d told me two decades ago I’d be checking out a Vince Gill show, it probably wouldn’t have registered too highly on the old enthuse-o-meter. Don’t get me wrong, I liked country music, still do, but I like a little gravel in my twang, and Gill’s tendency…

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ALBUM REVIEW: VINCE GILL & PAUL FRANKLIN – BAKERSFIELD

CD Review: Vince Gill & Paul Franklin – Bakersfield (MCA Nashville, 2013)Tribute albums are a tricky proposition. Play it too close and you add nothing of your own; take too many liberties and you lose touch with the object of your affection. Finding a middle ground that honors the original performances, adds something new and…

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NPR MUSIC: VINCE GILL AND PAUL FRANKLIN BREAK DOWN THE BAKERSFIELD SOUND

Vince Gill And Paul Franklin Break Down The Bakersfield SoundLast year, country superstar Vince Gill left his record label, MCA, after more than 20 years. But he’s leaving with one last album – a love letter, really – dedicated to the classic country songs of his youth. Titled Bakersfield, it finds Gill working with pedal-steel…

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HISTORICAL TRIBUTE ALBUM BAKERSFIELD RECEIVES PRAISE

  GILL & FRANKLIN TO APPEAR ON NPR’S “ON POINT,” “ALL THINGS CONSIDERED” AND FOX’S IMUS IN THE MORNING “A GREAT COUNTRY ALBUM IN ANY ERA.”  – ASSOCIATED PRESS Nashville, TN – MCA Recording and 20 Grammy Award-winning artist Vince Gill and famed steel guitarist, Paul Franklin, releasedBakersfield last week via MCA Nashville to thunderous praise. In support of the historical…

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MSN: VINCE GILL AND PAUL FRANKLIN: BACK TO THE BAKERSFIELD SOUND

Summer Music Guide on MSN Music |If the new album collaboration between Vince Gill and steel guitar legend Paul Franklin is a hit, Gill jokes, “We could become the hottest duo in country music history.” But he’s already considering the consequences. “We’ll have our own [separate] busses and we’ll fight,” he says over Franklin’s hearty…