AMERICAN SONGWRITER ALBUM REVIEW: BAKERSFIELD

Vince Gill and Paul Franklin: BakersfieldVince Gill and Paul Franklin Bakersfield (MCA Nashville) Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Vince Gill’s voice often comes off as so polished and commercially suited to yet another ballad or background vocals project that it’s easy to overlook his true abilities. But on Bakersfield, his new album of Buck…

USA TODAY: “VINCE GILL, PAUL FRANKLIN COVER MERLE HAGGARD”

Vince Gill, Paul Franklin cover Merle Haggard‘Branded Man’ cover appears on forthcoming ‘Bakersfield’ album. Vince Gill, left, and Paul Franklin have recorded a new album, ‘Bakersfield,’ that honors California country greats Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. (Photo: Jim Wright) On Bakersfield, two of Nashville’s most respected musicians pay tribute to a pair of legends associated…