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Yours Truly

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Strong music about good people on the horns of a moral dilemma — ”Holding Her and Loving You,” and ”Don’t Make it Easy for Me” — has always been a specialty of Earl Thomas Conley. Now on his first studio album in three years, Yours Truly, Conley lessens the tension but still delivers a sinewy set of personal songs about blue-collar woes and human emotion, including the odd but affecting duet with the late Keith Whitley, ”Brotherly Love.” B+