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Buenas Noches From A Lonely Room

Dwight Yoakam

1988

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Buenas Noches From A Lonely Room

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2.62

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I was wondering how long it would be before I gave my first 1or 5. I’m a C&W fan - Hank, Steve Earl, Kristofferson, Cash but not this brother. Dwight sounds like he was born and always lived in comfort so he never got the obligatory raspiness. About 4/5 songs in there’s a cool Mexican sounding song with accordion but it was too late. The 1 rating was already locked and loaded.

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Purdy, bouncy and sentimental as funk; just how I like my country. Thematically, the intention still seems to be proof of virility through abundance of tears. Musically, the intention seems to be to break free of country radio--I don't think his heart's in it, though.

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Yoakam makes an incredibly laid back country album that sounds at home in the background of your favorite imagined honky tonk late night joint.

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4

If all country music sounded like Yoakam, I wouldn't despise it so much. This is a terrific collection of songs, that have a great Tex-Mex feel and some great guests (like Buck Owens). I laughed, I cried, I gave it a four.

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I don't like most country music - from any time period - but I love Dwight. He is, in my opinion, the epitome of country music: Story telling, sweet guitar pickin, cool hat, undeniable "twang" - he's got it all. Still can't say I "love" this album, but it's the best of what it is.

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5

I just really enjoyed this album.

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4

Nice. Sounds like classic country, familiar and comforting.

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4

A very solid California take on honky tonk, with both traditionalist and modern influences. Recommended to country fans, but it's not likely to win any new converts.

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This album has a lot of twang, which is/was a refreshing alternative to the "new country" that had taken over around that time. Nice accordian and violin arrangements and hurtin' lyrics. Bakersfield, Dixie & the title track are standouts IMO.

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I've always enjoyed Dwight Yoakam's presence in country music. He stands out as an individual in a sea of artists who exist to sound exactly like each other. Yoakam developed his chops playing for the cowpunk crowd in L.A. when the mainstream country music industry had no interest in him. His authentic sound and commitment to his music took him from a cult following to the top of the charts, something which I’ve always admired and respected about him. I wasn't listening to any kind of country in 1988. But I imagine this must have sounded great at the time, given the landscape in country music in the 80s. I'm also a fan of a good Dwight Yoakam cover song. He's made quite a few of them over the years. He has several on this album, including a solid cover of the old Johnny Cash tune, "Home of the Blues," as well as covers of songs by Hank Locklin and Lazy Lester. The star of the show however is his classic duet version of Buck Owens' "Streets of Bakersfield" (with Buck Owens!). As someone who grew up with a lot of Tejano music in the background of my life, I really love the vibe of that particular song. I also feel like this song is a special appreciation of Owens and his music, who deserved all the attention after years of being pushed out of the country mainstream. The subject matter on much of the album gets really dark, even for country music. It’s belied somewhat by Yoakam’s rather crisp sound, but go check out those lyrics. I like the idea of this song progression from love to adultery to paranoia and murder. I’m surprised more artists don’t try something like this, except for the fact that it’s probably really hard to do without coming off as overwrought or corny. Yoakam makes it seem effortless. Fave Songs: Streets of Bakersfield, Buenas Noches from a Lonely Room, Home of the Blues, One More Name

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A nice little country album. 1 star because I secretly like country 1 star because Dwight is great on that sliding steel guitar. 1 star because I love the melancholy lyrics -1 star because this is dangerously close to when country gets TERRIBLE. It's knocking on the door of mediocre country. -1 star for the... weird anti-Semitic lyrics?

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We'll begin by talking about the music. Not being a country music aficionado, I've enjoyed spending a little more time exploring these artists and their albums. I was surprised how much more I enjoyed the music on this album than Steve Earle's Guitar Town, which came out around the same time. Not that I didn't like most of that album, but I thought it felt kind of generic 80s country. Dwight Yoakam's album was not only just more classic honky tonk sounding, but had much more variety and creativity with the instrumentation, going into Mexican-American styles and so on. I'm always a sucker for an accordion. But on the other hand, let's look at Earle's "Goodbye's All We've Got Left," a song about a painful breakup where the singer feels unable to pick up the phone and figures that maybe he can deal with his emotions some years down the road after some healing and they've gone their separate ways, etc. etc. It's a lovely song about heartache with an appropriate end. The title track of this album first enchanted me with what seemed to be a similar broken heart themed song. (Listen to that lovely accordion!) And then... and then... Oh my God! He just shot her! No, that's not okay! I'm not okay! I feel like the Kill Bill sirens should have sounded at that point! This guy is a murderer and this poor woman is yet another victim of a psychotically possessive monster! And wait a minute, not just in this song, but this murder has been foreshadowed in the previous songs, too! The songs that I was SO enjoying with their steel guitars and mandolins and all as I missed his jealous, murderous intentions. It really traumatized me and there's too much of this that goes on in real life for it to feel like I can deal with it as just some sort of romanticized fiction. No. Once we got past that, and the "Dixie" song (again, musically lovely, but I can write a whole essay on some issues I have with that one), I loved the accordion-enhanced duet "Streets of Bakersfield" (I was just recently in Bakersfield, which is the birthplace of my spouse, so I wish I'd had this to play as we drove around town), and I thought "Floyd County," "Send me the Pillow," and "Hold on to God" were lovely classic country songs with three very classic country themes and no explicit violence against women. Okay, so this album does have its merits! I really love a lot of it... ...And then my player starts the album over again. I remembered that this first song was kind of a witty take on poverty. Let's listen again. "I've had to buy back damn near everything I own/From a little man whose name is Saul and has a lot of money to loan." Oh. no.

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Slightly repetitive, hard to differentiate each song after one listen. I like the instrumentals. Lots of Latin influence. The lyricism is very good.

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Yoakam? No, ma’am.

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the song about shooting his girl is a bit of a disqualifier

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This was a twangy cosmic horror. Country and some songs had polka accordion. Why.

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Mercifully brief.

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In which Dwight advocates killing unfaithful women. Maybe they'd have more respect if you weren't such a murderous shithead, Dwight.

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trash as fuck

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Es muy bueno, es tan country pero tiene sonidos muy mexicanos jaja como el acordeón, la verdad lo recomiendo mucho. Te hace sentir como si escucharas corridos pero en Inglés jaja.

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08/06/2021 Ricardo was here That's one of the best country album I ever listened

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5

If you like country, you will love this. If you don't love country, you may still love this.

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awesome

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The Times-News in Hendersonville, North Carolina, ran a joke in their June 17, 1991 issue that eventually got a lot of publicity. Q: What do you get when you play a country music record backwards? A: It stops raining, your wife and dog come back home, you get your pickup truck out of repo, and your mom gets out of prison. Ah, the world of Dwight Yoakum’s 'Buenas Noches From A Lonely Room' (somewhat of a country themed concept album- think 'Dark Side of the [Harvest] Moon'), in which Dwight finds himself in prison right along with mama. Furthermore, he’s on death row, one angry son of a bitch who favors execution in comparison to a life filled with heartache over his cheatin’ gal. ‘What I don’t know might not hurt me,’ he sings on the third track. ‘But if I find out you’ve been cheatin’, what I don’t know might get you killed.’ Shoo wee, boy. On the LP’s title track, one of the best on this surprisingly good LP, the thrice repeated verse endings ‘she wore red dresses’ reveals 1) ‘…and told such sweet lies,’ 2) ‘…and left the wounded (Dwight) behind,’ 3) ‘… but now she lay dead (‘cause Dwight put a gun to her head and pulled the trigger.) Valuable takeaway on 'Buenas Noches From A Lonely Room': don’t cheat on Mr. Yoakum. The LP actually begins with a bouncy love song, featuring Pete Anderson on brisk, clean as a whistle lead guitar: ‘Hey, I know my life seems a mess. But honey, things to me still look real swell ‘cause I’ve got you to see me through.’ And the whole thing wraps up with a terrific blue grass gospel number (c’mon, it’s country, obligatory to give at least one shout out to the good Lord above), ‘Hold On to God.’ Good harmonies, except a strong, deep bass would’ve really put the gravy on this chicken fried steak of a tune. Fiddler Don Reed, though, makes up for things, as well as a mean Dobro offering from Al Perkins. My toes were a tappin’ and I was sangin’ my be-hind clean off. In fact, I sang along with most of the LP. A lot has been made about Dwight Yoakum’s nasally, yodeling vocal style, but I found it rather pleasant. He’s got a great tone, pitch on point, and at times- like on the opener, ‘I Got You’- displays an unusual, sophisticated(?), almost syncopated phrasing, somewhat uncommon in country, especially this neo-traditional hillbilly country that Yoakum has revived. It’s very different from, say, Garth Brooks, who I loathe. Most of today’s country sounds like more like the Eagles than Buck Owens, Dwight Yoakum’s mentor. But I happen to prefer Hank Williams and George Jones to Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. But back to the LP’s theme: as I wrote above, all’s well at the beginning and the end. But, boy, that middle! Things go south, and in a hurry. Dwight’s gonna need him some grace and mercy and the salvation offered through Jesus on the closer after all that killin.’ Along the way, he does redeem himself a bit on ‘I Sang Dixie,’ a real tearjerker about a drunk homeless fellow he cradled on a city street as he lay dying and people just passed on by. The bridge is a super clever redoing of the traditional ‘Dixie’: ‘Way down yonder in the land of cotton, old times there ain’t near as rotten as they are on this damned ol’ L.A. street.’ But, unfortunately, he’s right back to his sinning on the next number, an upbeat duet with Buck Owens, ‘Streets of Bakersfield.’ But he also reminds you not to judge too quickly unless you’ve walked those same streets the way he has. ‘Judge not lest ye be judged.’ Jesus sang that one on his debut LP, ‘Buenas Dias From the Kingdom of Heaven.’ Shoot, the players on this thing don’t get much better: In addition to the above mentioned (another shout out to lead guitarist Pete Anderson, all over this album with great fill-ins, like George Harrison’s crucial bits with the Beatles), Tom Brumley on pedal steel (I’m a sucker for good pedal steel- like cilantro on your street tacos, you gotta have it), and Flaco Jimenez on accordion (& I’m likewise a sucker for that and it’s muy caliente in his nimble fingers, too.) Love the sound, the production, the song placements, the movement of the whole thing. Pretty bleak lyrical themes but pretty lush musical accompaniment. This is some good drinkin’ music, if you’re into that. I’d say you should start with an ice cold beer and then move right to whiskey, until that final gospel number (and you’re going to need an orthodox Jewish pal for this) in which you take a stone water jar, the kind used for ceremonial washing, holding approx. 20-30 gallons… well, for those of you who are in the know… you know. The rest may refer to the second chapter of the gospel according to John in the New Testament of the Holy Bible for the surprise ending. 5/5 (& this from a dude who thinks the Ramones are the best thing since sliced biscuits.)

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I like this

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4

idk honky tonk country? Surprisingly good. At least 8/10

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4

Very good. Has a vibe to it that I really enjoy.

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4

love a country album

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только добрался, на 4 точно будет! такое true кантри

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Good

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4

That was fun ...

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4.0.good

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Really Starting to enjoy this one.

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4

This was another album that I liked in general but can’t really pick out a specific song I really liked. It was just a solid blues, country, honky think revival album. Fav song: I got you

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Went damn hard.

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YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWW

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wow i did not think i could like country music. my favourite song would be the one with the same name as the album.

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Love me some Yoakam...Streets of Bakersfield always makes me smile

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Country boy, yee haw

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dark songs of honky-tonk life, beautifully crafted

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som country muito agradável, curti

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Really enjoyed this album. Chicken Pickin at it's best. Love the slide guitar and the fiddle. Found his voice pretty agreeable as well. Helps me start to bridge that gap between Folk/Americana/Traditional music and contemporary pop country.

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4

I don't listen to a lot of country as a matter of personal preference, but this is good stuff. I like Dwight Yoakam's voice and guitar playing, and there's a bit more texture in the songs on this album than I usually hear in country. Not likely something I'll return to because the style is just not what I enjoy very much, but I did like giving this one a listen.

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This album makes want to marry my cousin...

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Happy, relaxed country. A good time.

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It’s a good one but the first two of his stand out to me more.

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It was good but a bit one note

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Fine

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pleasant album of country or western. Not really sure which.

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Country genre. I'll need to listen to again at some point when I'm in the mood for it.

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Fav Song: What I Don't Know

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Not horrible.

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Good country album. Classic Hank Williams-style, with a modern twist. No memorable songs, they all mesh into one for me.

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"Not since Leon Payne has anyone gone from love that is so obsessive it cares not a whit for the most basic of life's needs…to a murderous jealousy…to homicide in the first five songs.[9] Side one begins with "I Got You," which was released in February 1989 as the album's third single, peaking at #5. With lines like, "I got a letter from the folks over at Bell, just to let me know for my next phone call I could walk outside and yell," the song is practically the album's only source for wry humor, detailing the troubles of a narrator trying to make ends meet while taking solace in the fact that he has the woman he loves "to ease my pains" and "keep me sane." This rosy outlook is shattered with the gentle waltz "One More Name’ as the narrator hears the woman uttering names in her sleep – presumably the names of her lovers. Now paranoia carries over into the drum-heavy "What I Don’t Know," which contains the near psychotic warning "What I don’t know might not hurt me, but what I don’t know might get you killed." A cover of Johnny Cash’s "Home of the Blues" comes next and finds the narrator alone in a house "filled with the sweetest memories, memories so sweet that I cry." The story culminates with "She Wore Red Dresses," a murder ballad that finds the narrator "like a madman" praying for vengeance before tracking down the woman and her lover and shooting her in the head.

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Bon album country. Bien excute j’ennai ecoute plus qu’il faut apres 3.5*

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Mooie stem, mooie snik, maar iets te country naar mijn smaak.

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Dwight Yoakam's album has that perfect country sound, which I read was mixed with a little inspiration from Latin America music. 2 songs from this album both went on to chart #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles, so you know the music on this album is good. I can appreciate country music from time to time, but I can't believe I never heard of this album.

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This was the album I got right after Steve Earle, which I learned was somewhat fitting since Earle and Yoakam had something of a feud or even rivalry. Since they were back-to-back, it's impossible for me to not compare the two albums. While Steve Earle's Guitar Town hit me in my sweet spot immediately, it took a little while for this album to do the same. And it really only did so sporadically. I still enjoyed it, but truth be told, I liked the 4 or 5 other Dwight Yoakam songs Spotify played after the album ended. And thankfully, Guitars and Cadillacs wasn't one of them.

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Good country album. Stand outs: Streets of Bakersfield, title track,

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Ik vind country fijn. Dit is wel heel erg ‘traditional’, ondanks dat luisterde het lekker weg!

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Country yeah. Niet meteen mijn favoriete muziek maar ik kan dit album goed hebben. Mijn favorieten zijn "What I Don't Know" en "Home of the blues" ***

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What I will say is that a lot of modern country music sounds like this, some 31 years after this album came out, so kudos to Dwight for being well ahead of his time. Having said that, it's notable that this album and its lyrics lack the shallowness you sometimes hear modern country. "I Sang Dixie" was a highlight for me

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3

I like the honky tonk music sound, but not much else, except maybe Buck Owens.

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Solid, not much else to say

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Enjoyed it!

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Not my cup of tea

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2022.12.09

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Country animado. Ni fu ni fa.

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3.6 - This one reminds me of the summer I spent in Houston and a Saturday night we went out for two-step line dancing. Turns out it’s actually kind of fun. And despite the Texas twang, I actually like this record. The songs are crafted honestly and the instruments sound crisp without studio quackery.

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Country westcoast, llorón pero muy divertido. Se escucha muy bien y suena ligero, fresco, a la vez que clásico. Entretenido.

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Singer. Actor. This guy does it all. 3.5/5

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Not my bag but a solid album nonetheless.

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Om vrolijk te worden van de fiddle-deuntjes, maar om de wenkbrauwen te fronsen bij de teksten. In 2 nummers vermoord het 'hoofdpersonage' zijn lief wegens overspel... beetje overdreven reactie als je het mij vraagt

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Good. Lovely country tunes. Very good.

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Hmh, jotenkin tää sopi lauantaiaamuun ihan hyvin. Tai sit mun aivot on pehmenneet. Ehkä 2.5/5 ja pyöristetään ylös, koska sai hyvälle tuulelle.

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Some pretty good country music. Not my favorite, but would listen to again.

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Country music. I have no idea what distinguishes one country album / artist from another

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I don't really like Country Music so this wasn't great for me.

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It had some good ideas, but overall I am just not a very big country guy. i like songs individually, but not as a whole

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Country is not my vibe

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I can appreciate the innovation going but my god, why does every country singer sounds so whiny?

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Slet ikke min stil. Dansktop western af værste skuffe

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I wanted this to be the album that got me into country but it just wasn't.

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Definitely not my thing. 4/10

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regular

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Not looking forward to this one greatly, I'm largely not a fan of country but that's the point of this challenge really, to expose myself to new music and find things I hadn't heard before so we go on. The guitar playing on here is strong, and I don't dislike the songs much, but I am put off by the large amount of twang in the vocals, which just has never sat particularly well with me. The more upbeat tracks I do enjoy, Streets of Bakersfield, Floyd County. Usually I rate albums on how much I would want to return to something and the emotions it evokes in me. Not feeling much here either way, I'm not sure if I'll ever listen to this again but there's a kind of endearing nature to this homely, sad cowboy.

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NEJ inte country blä

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A more twangy album bereft from any memorable tunes. It does highlight Yoakam as a unique voice and gifted lyricist while still failing to make any remarkable impact.

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What people say they hate when they say they hate country music

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too country for me FT: 2/5

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It's fine.

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Never been a huge country fan, but this is manageably short and sweet. Some funny lyrics in the first song but the rest is pretty depressing, which, I guess, is country's thing. Interesting how the instrumentation is put together with really formal solo breaks and each instrument weighing in.

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80s honky tonk country that I don't really care for. 4/10.

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country ahoooy

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I like country, but this one misses quite some oomph for me.

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Shite Yoakam

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Sounds identical to wveey other country album. Same chords, same melodies, same overtones of incest.

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Possibly the most country, country album ever.

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Ugh, someone please kick me in the horse nuts. This state fair bullshit is way too much. Generic twang country crap. No thanks. 1.5.

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HONKY TONKY I'M A COUNTREEE BOIIIIIIIIII

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This was pleasant enough as pure background music, but a far cry from being actually good, or interesting, new, original, inspiring, etc. No idea what the justification is for including this one on this list.

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I hadn’t listened to BUENOS NOCHES FROM A LONELY ROOM before, although I have been partial to some of Dwight Yoakam’s other hits in the past. I expected to enjoy some country. I like the old-school Country sound. Some great guitar picking, fiddling and accordion here. Plenty of clever country lyrics in “I Got You”. This song bodes well for the rest of the album… Then comes a stream of songs reacting to the singer being cheated on and/or left by his lover. Lacking any apparent introspection, the reaction to this is an unpleasant mix of whining and murder. For whining see “One More Name,” “I Hear You Knockin’” and “Send Me The Pillow”. Blah. For murder see “What I Don’t Know” and “Buenos Noches From A Lonely Room”. Yuck. He does manage to handle the breakup better in “Home of the Blues.” Oh… Johnny Cash wrote that one. Dwight needs to check out Alanis Morissette for lessons on how to manage strong emotions around breakups without resorting to homicide. “I Sang Dixie” has the expected undertones of the south’s delusional rewrite of its history I find tough to enjoy, what with its glorification of “rebel pride” as a wholesome love of the south. Let’s not forget what and who the rebels were fighting for and against. Boo. Thankfully Buck Owens jumps in with a great duet of “The Streets of Bakersfield.” I love the accordion and Buck sounds great. “Floyd County” keeps things moving in a better direction as it laments the death of a coal miner. Whew. Things wrap up with some forgettable Christian country. Meh. Not seeing why this made the list of 1001 albums. There are much better country albums and songs (some from Dwight Yoakam) that I would rather listen to. Very little to enjoy here.

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Jesus Fucking Christ, this record. If there were no lyrics, I would really really love this. I very much enjoy this traditional style of country with its banjos and fiddles and delicious guitar playing. The duet with Buck Owens is particularly good and it's great to hear Maria McKee on Send Me the Pillow. But as so often happens, toxic masculinity ruins the party again. My dude, your lady-friend is allowed to leave you. She's allowed to leave to be with someone else or just to get away from you (and your gun) or for no reason at all other than she wants to. And, yes, I know it hurts. It's super painful and will make you sad and angry and humiliated and that is HARD. I get it. But eat some ice cream, binge watch some TV, take a bath, and get some freaking therapy. This multi-song revenge fantasy is a misogynistic horror show and it makes you sound like a fragile baby. I'm giving this a 2 instead of a 1 for Buck Owens and Maria McKee.

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I would never listen to this out of choice. Kind of enjoyable though. Love that accordion

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Опять кантри. Опять одно и то же, только звучание более свежее.

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Preamble: I don't know anything about Dwight Yoakam. Gonna try to be open-minded about this listen. The Telecaster tones are superb on this record. Reading on this, it sounds like the producer and utility man for this record (and much of Yoakum's career) is a guy named Pete Anderson. That's cool. This record sounds like a honkey tonk band playing through a ten foot tall rack of compressors, limiters, exciters, EQ, and plate reverb. I guess that's ok. But I'd prefer a more 70s production style for this type of music. But of course, I'm missing the point. The lyrics. They're good. This was a time when country lyrics were heartfelt and universally applicable - both at the same time. That's hard to do. And new popular country music lyrics are...well...awful. At least the stuff I hear coming out of the radio. But, of course, I'm missing the point. Dwight Yoakam's hips and dancing. At least, that's a big thing for Annie - who loves him. Ok. That's fine. There should probably be more country on this list than there has been. I mean, at least as much country as Britpop, right? Objectively, yes. But after listening to this, I'm glad it isn't so. Sorry Dwight['s hips]. Honestly, I have no idea how this stacks up against other country albums likely to be on this list. But I didn't like it as much as Garth Brooks and I'm sure I'll only be able to stomach a 4 star rating for his best work. Which makes me feel better about giving this a strong 2 stars.

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To be brutal, it could be any insipid C&W album. Being positive, it could be used as Muzak. I listened to it all the way through to the end, just to prove I could.

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Tut meist nicht weh. Manchmal aber sehr wie bei Titel-gebenden Song. 1.7

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Guitar on the title track is fantastic. Nothing special as far as my exposure to country music can tell.

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The lyrics are actuallly quite clever in service of aggressively generic themes. In fact, the lyrics are to clever for the stories he's singing about. I Got You is a great example. Though it hits like a brick when you dig in on the title track. I hate the instrumentation. The Streets Of Bakersfield is underwhelming.

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juu eipä oikein iske tämmönen kättäkin viileämpi kantri. 2/5

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Nothing special. Didn't finish because after a few songs it's more of the same.

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neo-traditional country should not be a genre

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There are some moments in here I enjoyed but just too much honky tonk and classic country in here for me.

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2/5 well nothing much

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It was a nice background listen but nothing really stuck out to me at all

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Fine?

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I think I might just hate country. The thing is this didn't actually sound too bad, but there's something silly about his half-arsed country drawl, not for me.

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Pretty darn dull. I sometimes like country music but this was just a bit shit.

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What a fucking boring album and also so whiney. Found it very misogynistic and he sounds like a controlling douchebag to go out with. Boring music too

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1988. Key Songs: I Got You, I Sang Dixie

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Dwight Yoakam was probably the first artist I ever hated. I listened to a lot of country radio when "Pocket of a Clown" came out, and I couldn't change the station fast enough whenever I heard his voice. This album did nothing to sway me. Best track: Send Me the Pillow.

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Tämä ulvonta ei kolahtanut

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I really don't like that twangy voiced country stuff. For me to like nything country it has to be pretty spectacular. I can't get through this, it's hurting my soul.

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Next album please I’ll not lie, I didn’t listen to all of this but I’m giving it one star anyway just so poor Muddy isn’t bottom of the pile

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1.5 - mostly bland and boring. not my thing. 0.5 for I Sang Dixie which is ok

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Hard Pass. Not even remotely interested in this album/style/artist/etc...

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If this album in any way contributed to Yoakam’s career in a manner that led to him crossing paths with Billy Bob Thornton so he could eventually be cast in SLING BLADE… then it was well worth the experience of disinterest I had listening to it. The mariachi Bakersfield tune was okay, I guess? Yoakam if you got ‘em!

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First album I couldn't make it al the way through

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Not great Country

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Yikes......

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Dit soort pure country is echt niks voor mij. Wat een ongelofelijke zeikmuziek! Na een paar nummers afgezet. Exit!

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wtf is dit zeg! Waarom staat dit in deze lijst? Echt niet te doen...

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Country meh

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Simply grating. Any subtlety in here passed me by.

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This is the exact sort of country nonsense I can’t stand

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meh

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Its a country album, and I don't like country.

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Oh god no. Not country.

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I would have accepted Guitars Cadillacs on account of Terminator 2, but this one?

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Didn't like the lyrics, or the genre, or the same old same old country sob stories drawled out ad infinitum. Production seemed fine but that doesn't redeem it. Spent most of the time rolling my eyes and checking whether it was about to finish

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I hate country, I tried but couldn't make it through the first song

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First country album on my list and the first 1 star review, just not the music for me.

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No

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Nope nope nope. Listened to this hillbilly twit earlier this year then blocked Spotify from playing him. Just nope.

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Well, that's just really crappy, isn't it? Egotistical, nihilistic, misogynist, sad-sack, crooner bullshit. This doesn't need to exist let alone be on anyone's "best-of" list.

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lame af 2/10, I liked the accordion bits but the whole thing was just so annoying

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Not listening to this for the sake of my mental health.

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I don’t do country. I did not listen.

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Twangy country. Nope F

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Terrible. Whiney crybaby.

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Aika rajuu musaa… Country ass music! Onhan tässä jotain aika hiekkasta menoo mutta ei tää nyt ihan potkase. Ehkä pysyttelen Cashis ja Hank Williamsissa. 1/5

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Too American

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Ah, another opportunity for me to figure out why I hate most country music so much. I think it's the singing, the whiny voice. All I can think is 'fucking GET OVER IT'. Musically this wasn't that bad, but good god just sing normally!

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This project has opened my eyes to the wide variety of country music that there is out there for me to hate.

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Well it is country and some of the songs have a touch of Mariachi music but there is no singing in Spanish. I would prefer it to be all Mariachi music. I suffered through it. There is no need to listen to it again or really in the first place.

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Oh dear LOOOOORD God might not want me holding onto him after I've sat and dragged myself through this painful album. In what fresh HELL is this a top 1001 album to listen to before you die?? This is the album for after you die when you arrive in hell...

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Sweet Jesus a shocker

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