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…

‘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…

VINCE GILL AND PAUL FRANKLIN FEATURED ON WSM-A

All Access Music Group OPRY ENTERTAINMENT Classic Country WSM-A/NASHVILLE personality BILL CODY talked with VINCE GILL and PAUL FRANKLIN on July 12th about their new album “BAKERSFIELD” which will be released on TUESDAY, JULY 30th. The album pays homage to the ‘sound’ that MERLE HAGGARD and BUCK OWENS helped to create. WSM-A will feature the…

Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill & Friends Team Up for Unique Charity Event ~ Celebrity Barn Dance & Benefit Concert ~ Saturday, August 31st at The Jaeckle Centre to benefit MusiCares® Tickets on sale now at www.JaeckleCentre.com/Barn-Dance Americana/Country artist and legendary singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell to team up with Vince Gill, Elizabeth Cook and other performers for…

ALBUM REVIEW: BAKERSFIELD

by Chuck Dauphin Music News Nashville First of all, let me say that words – mine, or any other record reviewer or writer – can’t begin to do this one justice. I believe this might be one of the best albums I have ever heard. Now, of course, this is what is known in 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…

BRONZE SCULPTURE OF VINCE GILL PROPOSED FOR BRICKTOWN

By Lillie-Beth Brinkman and Brandy McDonnell Published: July 17, 2013 Oklahoma artist Jack Nortz, who has created local sculptures of Sam Bradford, Barry Switzer and Ray Ackerman, has been working with Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill and his mother, Jerene Gill, on a 9½-foot-tall bronze sculpture of Gill, which is proposed to be installed in Bricktown. A sculpture…

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…

“ERIC CLAPTON’S CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL 2013” BRINGS WORLD’S GREATEST GUITAR STARS TO CINEMAS THIS SUMMER, INCLUDING VINCE GILL

Bringing the ultimate guitar concert featuring the most legendary guitarists in the world to select U.S. movie theaters, NCM Fathom Events and Crossroad Concerts LLC present “Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013” on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. (local time). This special, one-night event will feature the best performances and backstage access from Clapton’s…

AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH EDDIE STUBBS

Once a month, Eddie Stubbs invites listeners from around the world as well as a live audience at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to sit in on a unique, in-depth, intimate conversation with an artist featured on WSM’s playlist.  Vince Gill and Paul Franklin will the special guests on Monday, July 22.  Vince and…