TENNESSEAN: VINCE GILL, PAUL FRANKLIN REVISIT ‘BAKERSFIELD’

Vince Gill, Paul Franklin revisit ‘Bakersfield’The most important thing to Vince Gill and Paul Franklin when they were recording “Bakersfield,” an album of Merle Haggard and Buck Owens cover songs, was that Haggard approved of their work. “Those are masterpieces,” said Franklin, a renowned steel guitar player. via Tennessean

VINCE GILL & PAUL FRANKLIN ON JAY LENO, RELEASE DELUXE EDITION OF ‘BAKERSFIELD’ EXCLUSIVELY FROM CRACKER BARREL

NASHVILLE, TENN. – (Jan. 14, 2014) – Country music superstar Vince Gill and famed steel guitarist Paul Franklin performed the Buck Owens classic “Together Again” last Thursday (Jan. 9)  on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”  The song is from their album Bakersfield: Deluxe Edition, which will be available exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and CrackerBarrel.com beginning Jan. 27….

VINCE GILL, JACKSON BROWNE AND DR. JOHN HONOR GREGG ALLMAN

Vince Gill, Jackson Browne and Dr. John Play Marathon Tribute to Gregg Allman | Music News | Rolling StoneRock and Roll Hall of Famers joined current and former members of the Allman Brothers Band for a 26-song salute to Gregg Allman Friday night in Atlanta. via Rollingstone

CRACKER BARREL WILL RELEASE ‘BAKERSFIELD: DELUXE EDITION’

CRACKER BARREL WILL RELEASE ‘BAKERSFIELD: DELUXE EDITION,’ AN EXCLUSIVE AND EXPANDED VERSION OF THE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED VINCE GILL AND PAUL FRANKLIN ALBUM, ON JANUARY 27 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® will release Bakersfield: Deluxe Edition, an exclusive and expanded edition of the critically-acclaimed album from 20x GRAMMY Award-winning artist Vince Gill and famed steel guitarist, Paul Franklin,…

‘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