Newest Products Added
Hayes Carll - Kmag Yoyo(And Other American Stories)
Hayes Carll - Kmag Yoyo(And Other American Stories) 2011 release.
1 Stomp and Holler - 3:07
2 Hard Out Here - 3:32
3 Chances Are - 3:52
4 Grand Parade - 3:13
5 Kmag Yoyo - 4:19
6 Another Like You - 3:20
7 The Letter - 3:25
8 Bye Bye Baby - 3:19
9 The Lovin' Cup - 3:57
10 Bottle In My Hand - 2:59
11 Grateful For Christmas - 3:55
12 Hide Me - 3:10
If it weren't already apparent that the Texas singer/songwriter archetype had become an established subgenre of country music, a listen to Hayes Carll's fourth album, Kmag Yoyo (And Other American Stories) ought to confirm it. Carll, a 34-year-old Texas native, plays in honky tonk, country-rock, and country-folk styles so familiar that it's often possible to sing older songs to the music he and his band perform, whether it's the Hank Williams-style "Hard Out Here" or the title song (a military acronym for "Kiss My Ass Guys, You're on Your On"), set to the tune and headlong tempo of Bob Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues." Of course, Carll sings in a wheezy country twang, and his lyrics suggest the barstool wit of an engaging loser. Since he has no interest in doing anything new or different with the musical style, the question is, how well does he function within the tradition of, say, Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt and Jerry Jeff Walker? And the answer is, often quite well. "KMAG YOYO" itself is sung in the voice of a contemporary teenage G.I. trying to make his way through the Afghanistan morass any way he can; "Another Like You," a duet with Cary Ann Hearst, finds clever ways to set up an opposites-attract one-night stand; "Bottle in My Hand" hauls in a couple of Carll's peers in Corb Lund and Todd Snider to further investigate honky tonk issues; and "Grateful for Christmas" is an affectionate and amusing spoken word take on a family holiday gathering. These are the album's best songs, but the rest are good, too, and the whole is a worthy addition to the ever-growing catalog of sly Texas country-rock. ~ William Ruhlmann, Rovi
[Add to Cart]
We honor CREDIT OR DEBIT cards with MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, UNIONPAY or DISCOVER logos.
CLEARANCE PRODUCT.........HUGE SALE
Always be assured that your privacy is most important to us. We never share your information. SECURE ONLINE ORDERING IS GUARANTEED. Fast worldwide shipping. Phone or fax your order anytime if you prefer not to use our secure shopping cart.
FOR MAIL ORDERS IF PAID BY CHECKS, PAYABLE TO: WILD WOOD FLOWER,PLEASE.
We appreciate your interest in our music. All CDs & DVDs are NEW, and guaranteed to be highest quality. TELEPHONE:903-664-3741.
Honky Tonkin Music
P.O. BOX 101
Telephone, Texas 75488 USA
SHIPPING IS FIRST CLASS FOR DOMESTIC ORDERS: $4.50 base plus 50 cents per unit. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS shipped AIR MAIL: $6.00 base plus $1.00 per item. DVD's incur $1.00 extra post expense for each. For expedited shipping rates email or call for rates to your area.
Copyright 2014 HonkyTonkin.com