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Charley Crockett

“‘Sixties country music’ are not popular words to say in 2021,” says Crockett, who is gearing up for a breakout year with a tribute to a honky-tonk hero and an upcoming album of new songs For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Crockett isn’t a stranger to hard times. He has run the gamut, from scrapes with the law and growing up poor, to being homeless and busking on the streets of New Orleans and NYC. It’s doubtless those life lessons have fueled the sentiment and storylines behind this mix of dark and thoughtful country, honky tonk and blues-filled tunes. This is the kind of music that draws on classic artists like George Jones, Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, Freddy Fender, Buck Owens and others. The young Texan has a smooth, relaxed vocal style that amply accompanies cautionary tales of love, like “Fool […]

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