10 Songs, 42 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Hard-boiled honky-tonker Whitey Morgan spends a serious amount of time on the road. For his band’s new studio album, they explore that experience, blending the steely energy of their hometown of Flint, Michigan with a simmering Texas heat. The self-produced LP finds Morgan bemoaning how his usual pick-me-ups can’t dig him out of a low place (the outlaw country number “Hard to Get High”), pondering divorce’s aftermath (the propulsive “Around Here”), and toasting his moth-eaten existence (the swaggering “Bourbon and the Blues”). Swerving between country-and-western and roadhouse traditions, the band provides a grizzled look at classic country fare. For Morgan, it’s not about reinventing the wheel, but fine-tuning a good time.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Hard-boiled honky-tonker Whitey Morgan spends a serious amount of time on the road. For his band’s new studio album, they explore that experience, blending the steely energy of their hometown of Flint, Michigan with a simmering Texas heat. The self-produced LP finds Morgan bemoaning how his usual pick-me-ups can’t dig him out of a low place (the outlaw country number “Hard to Get High”), pondering divorce’s aftermath (the propulsive “Around Here”), and toasting his moth-eaten existence (the swaggering “Bourbon and the Blues”). Swerving between country-and-western and roadhouse traditions, the band provides a grizzled look at classic country fare. For Morgan, it’s not about reinventing the wheel, but fine-tuning a good time.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

Jinks fan ,

This is country

This is what country is supposed to sound like. Love it man.

Misguidedmommy ,

Real country with real soul

The steel guitar on on this album will wrap around your soul like a blanket. Wild and Reckless describes me daily. Tired of the Rain is brilliant, and relatable. What am I supposed to do strikes a nerve for a small business family like mine, in a way that makes me feel like someone understands. Just got Paid is the right amount of loud and pumping beat to get you revved up on a Friday after work. Around Here has a fantastic little thumping beat that you can jam out to driving. The entire album can easily be listened to on repeat without skipping a single song.

Mattley85 ,

Amazing

This is REAL country. Whitey is todays Waylon Jennings. This is an amazing album!

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