If Junior’s voice got any deeper, your shoelaces would unravel. His playing has a twang that won’t quit, his guitar has two necks, while he has only one, and his songs reflect the irony and sweetness that’s possible in an age that refuses to grow up. He’s paid his dues in roadhouses, smoky bars, and under the bright lights.
My Baby Don’t Dance To Nothing But Ernest Tubb
Broke Down South Of Dallas
He is the lovechild of Ernest Tubb, Leroy Van Dyke, Roy Acuff, Johnny Bond, Dave Dudley, Minnie Pearl, Hank Thompson, and Patsy Cline. That’s a complicated background and, like all the important things in life, we only know part of the story.
What’s Left Just Won’t Go Right
He contains multitudes. He’s serious, silly, and soulful. He likes cars. He wears hats.
He can play.