I guess if Robbie Fulks wants to do an album with you, and he's written the songs and lined up the players, you'd be fool to say no. And as Dallas Wayne says in the liner notes, he's no fool. Fulks has one of the sharpest tongues and best songwriting ears in all of alt-country, and he pairs them with Wayne's no-nonsense gruff baritone on "Big Thinkin'."
The result is a jovial and irreverent country album of good-natured honky-tonk tunes that consistently rise above, and take shots at, the contemporary country pumped out of Nashville. Up-tempo rockers like "She'll Go Down (in Honky Tonk History)" send up common Nashville clichés, while the hilarious "If That's Country" lampoons all the MOR pop posing as authentic country today.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.
Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.
Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.