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…

KUZZ GETS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH GILL

BY JENNIFER SELF Californian lifestyles editor jself@bakersfield.com Setting aside an hour of radio time to play a new album that pays respects to the man who founded the station seems like the most obvious decision in the history of no-brainers. Not so, said the disc jockey who scored an interview with Vince Gill and Paul Franklin,…

GAC ALBUM REVIEW: VINCE GILL & PAUL FRANKLIN’S BAKERSFIELD

GAC Album Review: Vince Gill & Paul Franklin’s BakersfieldCountry Music Hall of Famer and renowned pedal steel player Paul Franklin go deep inside the California Country vault on Bakersfield, paying tribute to the city’s legendary sons Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. Pulling five songs from each artist, and all from 1961 -1974, Bakersfield twangs hard…

‘BAKERSFIELD’ ALBUM TO PREMIERES ON SIRIUSXM’S WILLIE’S ROADHOUSE

MCA Recording and 20 Grammy Award-winning artist Vince Gill and famed steel guitarist, Paul Franklin, are releasing their album Bakersfield on July 30, 2013, and SiriusXM subscribers will be able to hear the album first. Bakersfield premieres in it’s entirety at 5:00pm EST on Friday, July 26th on Willie’s Roadhouse, SiriusXM Channel 56. Bakersfield will also be airing on Willie’s…

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…

VINCE GILL TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “BAKERSFIELD” WITH PAUL FRANKLIN

Pre-Order begins today for the upcoming album from Vince Gill and his Time Jumper’s fellow musician Paul Franklin. Gill had a very clear reason for choosing Franklin as a recording partner and co-producer.  “I’m such a lover of the steel guitar,” he explains.  “It’s my favorite instrument.  It’s what’s so achingly beautiful about country music….