Album Review – Sturgill Simpson’s “A Sailor’s Guide To Earth”

Album Review – Sturgill Simpson’s “A Sailor’s Guide To Earth”

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Don’t let anyone ever tell you that country music is a limiting format for expression, whether that’s Sturgill Simpson, Luke Bryan, some pointy-headed pontificate writing for a self-absorbed periodical, or anyone else. That’s absolute sophistry. Try telling that to Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys, and the other overlords of Western Swing who took simple country stories and developed them into one of the most sophisticated and advanced forms of musical expression of the last 100 years. It even had the jassmasters of the era nodding with approval. Tell that to composers like Béla Fleck and Mark O’Connoer, who have re-witten the lesson books on what is possible through…



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