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Charlie Robison plans new CD for '09

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 – Look for a new Charlie Robison disc perhaps in late April or early may on Dualtone. This is his first release since November 2005's "Good Times." Robison already has completed recording the disc, which he self-produced.

The music was being written during his divorce from Dixie Chicks member Emily Robison. A nation-wide tour will be built around the album's release, according to his manager.

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High Life CD review - High Life
Even though he had a couple of minor hits at the dawn of the millennium, Charlie Robison is probably best known as the ex-husband of Dixie Chick / Court Yard Hounds' Emily Robison. Unfortunately there's not much on his first CD for Thirty Tigers likely to change that perception. The most interesting thing on this collection of covers is the actual CD cover - a big-footed, Stetson-sporting, cigar-chomping cowboy struts in front of a psychedelic cactus in the classic Keep on Truckin' pose. »»»
Beautiful Day CD review - Beautiful Day
You know you're in a minority when you can call your ex-wife a Dixie Chick, but Charlie Robison is dealing with that reality in his new album. And while it's not exactly a happy-go-lucky album despite the amicable split, Robison, with the help of guitarist Charlie Sexton, puts a slightly cheery take on things with the poppy, chipper Beautiful Day. Unfortunately, Yellow Blues resembles a poor man's take of Steve Earle's I Feel Alright. The strength of the album comes from the »»»
Good Times
Family reunions must feature some really excellent jams in this clan. Both Charlie and Bruce Robison are outstanding musicians, singers and writers and both have married very well, at least in that regard. Bruce is married to songstress Kelly Willis, while Charlie Robison is hitched to Dixie Chick Emily Erwin Robison, whose band mate's father is Lloyd Maines, who is co-producer on Charlie's new disc and also adds pedal steel and Dobro to the mix. This native of Bandera, Tex. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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