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…

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…

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…

COUNTRY MUSIC TATTLE TALE ALBUM REVIEW: ‘BAKERSFIELD’

Vince Gill and Paul Franklin Pay Tribute to “Bakersfield” — Album ReviewCountry music Hall of Famer Vince Gill has teamed up with the outstanding steel guitar player Paul Franklin to create one of the most important albums of the year so far. “Bakersfield” pays tribute to two of country’s most influential players, Merle Haggard and…

ASSOCIATED PRESS: VINCE GILL, PAUL FRANKLIN REVISIT BAKERSFIELD ERA

Vince Gill, Paul Franklin revisit Bakersfield eraBy KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press Posted: 08/01/2013 07:36:45 AM PDT Updated: 08/01/2013 08:40:37 AM PDT Click photo to enlarge NASHVILLE, Tenn.-Vince Gill, country music’s modern ambassador, and Paul Franklin, Nashville’s most sought after steel guitar player, are bringing the twang back to country with a new collection of…