‘BAKERSFIELD’ ALBUM NAMED AS ONE OF THE “BEST AMERICANA OF 2013″

Creative Loafing AtlantaHere are 10 Americana (for lack of a better term) albums (in alphabetical order) that I fully enjoyed this year. Guy Clark, My Favorite Picture of You Guy lost his wife and lifelong companion/collaborator Susanna in 2012, and this album is a fine tribute to a wonderful person. via Clatl

VINCE GILL & PAUL FRANKLIN – BACK TO BAKERSFIELD

Vince Gill & Paul FranklinBack to Bakersfield By Jason Schneider He may not be the flashiest Nashville star, but nobody commands respect in Music City like Vince Gill. Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007 and the recipient of 20 Grammy Awards, Gill is the consummate contemporary country artist: at home both…

BILLBOARD: VINCE GILL TALKS ‘BAKERSFIELD’

Vince Gill Talks ‘Bakersfield’: ExclusiveTuesday, Vince Gill and Paul Franklin release their highly anticipated CD Bakersfield on MCA Nashville. The set is a tribute to the music made famous by Buck Owens and Merle Haggard – with five songs selected from the catalog of both. via Billboard

THIS IS BAKERSFIELD: TRIBUTE TO BAKERSFIELD SOUND

This is Bakersfield: Tribute to Bakersfield SoundBAKERSFIELD – Bakersfield is getting first dibs on a new album by country music stars Vince Gill and Paul Franklin. It’s called “Bakersfield” and the musicians pay tribute to Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and the Bakersfield Sound. KUZZ listeners get to hear it all in a special program Friday…

GILL BOWS DOWN TO BUCK, MERLE

Gill bows down to Buck, MerleBakersfield doesn’t see much of Vince Gill in the flesh, but his spirit took up permanent residence in the city the first time he heard a Buck Owens song. Later that musical kinship would extend to Merle Haggard, who, like Owens, was a star practitioner of the Bakersfield Sound, the…

ALBUM REVIEW: VINCE GILL AND PAUL FRANKLIN – “BAKERSFIELD”

On “Bakersfield,” Vince Gill and pedal-steel guitarist Paul Franklin pay homage to what many people consider the Golden Age of country. Vince Gill and Paul Franklin Bakersfield MCA Nashville Now that modern country music has veered more toward the pop metal of the 1980s, it’s sublimely refreshing to hear how two grand masters of guitar…