Midwest Record

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Back when everyone was listening to Led Zep, Beach Boys and other chart toppers, outsiders were proud to listen to stuff made out beyond the land of Byrds. Bakersfield! Non Waylon/Willie outlaw! Proto punk/insurgent county that made George Jones look like the Sugar Plum Fairy. Great stuff all. Langston makes it seem like other people were listening as well long before the Internet could bring the malcontents together. Working man’s blues for the 10s (he turned off his phone and email!), this is killer stuff. Insurgent country that mixes twang with strum and drang, this easily makes up for all that lost vinyl that was more valuable than Clearasil for getting us through our teen years. Check it out.