Dwight Yoakam

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by ping-ping-clicka, Sep 16, 2019.

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    Love this one...
    Pete Anderson goin' off...

     
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    If you have access to Sirius XM you should check out his
    “Bakersfield Beat” channel. He has interesting people on, and is a pretty good storyteller himself, his “now Dwight..” tidbits of advise from Buck are alone worth listening for
     
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    Can't go wrong with Dwight in my book. Highly underrated!
     
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    For Blowtorch...

     
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    Loved him in Slingblade too!
    ( just one of our family's fave flicks)

    Very talented guy; knockout voice, guitars, production- music just pops!
     
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    From one of my favorite CDs, La Croix D'Amour
     
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    Dwight, with a little help from his friends, saved country music in the 80’s and 90’s.
    He rocks like no one else in Country, IMO.
    He bad!
     
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    He was great in Slingblade.....but my favorite is Panic Room. If you think Doyle in Slingblade was evil, check out Raoul....;)
     
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    He is good in Crank, too.

    Obligatory Dwight video:

     
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    I just watched his interview with Dan Rather on The Big Interview. Always like his music.
     
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    Without Dwight it would not have happened, but yes - let's not ignore the impact Pete Anderson had... it was no secret he was the architect/visionary of that project. I don't know the story of the other members... but if it was like many other groups, they are also the unsung hero's!

    I remember that time so clearly. Steve Earl Released his debut at the beginning of March in '86.... Dwight's debut followed just a week or two later. Compared to everything else at the time... that was a refreshing one - two punch.

    IMO, there are a lot of "Steve Earl" types on the scene today, but we could sure use an original persona as powerful & magical as Dwight to come along and do it again!
     
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    Played "Fast as You" and "Guitars, Cadillacs..." twice this past weekend.
     
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    Don't forget Storms of Life, the debut from Randy Travis. It was released June of 1986.
     
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    Dwight? ohhh yeeaa!

     
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    This is a fantastic album.
     
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    I saw Dwight last month, and it was a great show! Dwight is so talented, but I couldn’t take my eyes off of Eugene Edwards the lead guitarist. He made it look so easy, and he was fun to watch. I will never be that good. I hate that part.:mad:
     
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    He has always had just phenomenal guitarists. Keith Gattis, Pete, Eddie Perez, and now Eugene.

    I do miss Pete, though. As much for his producing as for his playing.
     
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    Seen Dwight many times. He's becoming a little like Willie. Same show, same tunes every night. But, ... what tunes and what a band. Dwight and Marty Stuart are trying to save country music every night.
     
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    I addition to everything else, Dwight was an incredible singer.

    Try singing "Try Not To Look So Pretty" note for note. His agility was unreal.

    Love me some Dwight.
     
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