Bakersfield is the thirteenth studio album by American country music artist Vince Gill and steel guitar player Paul Franklin. It was released on July 30, 2013 via MCA Nashville. The album is a collaborative tribute of Merle Haggard and Buck Owens songs. It reached number 4 on Top Country Albums. Vince Gill and his fellow The Time Jumpers band member Paul Franklin re-recorded songs by Buck Owens and Merle Haggard as a tribute, pulling five songs from each artist, all from 1961 -1974.
Bakersfield is a collection of Buck Owens and Merle Haggard tunes from the 1960s, cut by an all-star session band. It not only pays tribute to these giants and the era, but also the sound, and the men who created it: guitarists Don Rich and Roy Nichols, pedal steel guitarist Tom Brumley, and fiddler Jelly Sanders. No one is more qualified to sing these songs than Gill, who is the greatest living vocalist in country music and a killer guitarist whose catalog reveals that he's has been on a creative tear since 2000. Franklin has played on over 500 records; he's a t.
Producer – Paul Franklin, Vince Gill. Recorded By – Matt Rausch. Recorded By, Mixed By – Justin Niebank. Recorded By, Mixed By – Drew Bollman, Matt Rausch. Manufactured and distributed in the United States.
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Paul Franklin, Vince Gill. Vince Gill, Paul Franklin - I Can't Be Myself 03:48. Vince Gill, Paul Franklin - Nobody's Fool But Yours 02:54. Vince Gill, Paul Franklin - Holding Things Together 06:04. Vince Gill, Paul Franklin - But I Do 03:06. Vince Gill, Paul Franklin - The Fightin' Side of Me 03:38. These Days - Vince Gill.
If you want to define country music to me in its greatest era," Gill, 56, said last week, "it would be Bakersfield - it would be Buck and Merle, those songs and those instruments. PHOTOS: Best of the 2013 Stagecoach Country Music Festival
Gill and Franklin released their latest album "Bakersfield," on July 30. (Photo by Donn Jones/Invision/AP). AP) - Vince Gill, country music's modern ambassador, and Paul Franklin, Nashville's most sought after steel guitar player, are bringing the twang back to country with a new collection of songs from the Bakersfield era. The two collaborated on their new album "Bakersfield," out Tuesday, to update the California brand of country that Buck Owens and Merle Haggard popularized in the 1960s. The music took them back to when they first learned to play
2013 release, a collaboration between Grammy Award-winning artist Vince Gill and famed steel guitarist, Paul Franklin. Bakersfield is an album on which they pay tribute to the Bakersfield sound by performing songs from two of Bakersfield s sons; Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. Bakersfield was tracked in two days at Gill s home studio, backed by a stellar band made up of John Hobbs, piano; Greg Morrow, drums; Willie Weeks and Brad Albin, bass; J. T. Corenflos, electric rhythm guitar; and Time Jumpers Kenny.
|The Bottle Let Me Down|
|He Don't Deserve You Anymore|
|I Can't Be Myself|
|Nobody's Fool But Yours|
|Holding Things Together|
|But I Do|
|The Fightin' Side Of Me|
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