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Dreams & Saturday Nights

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Dreams & Saturday Nights

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Bob Woodruff
genre:
Country

We gave it a B-

New Yorker Bob Woodruff is supposed to be the missing link between down-and-dirty honky-tonk and slick mainstream country, a performer more into music than marketing. In truth, he’s a fantasy Dwight-cum-Dylan who writes mostly mediocre songs. Woodruff finds a different path around a melody, and his lyrics will mystify most Nashville tunesmiths. But thematically, he can’t disguise a cliche on Dreams & Saturday Nights. One song, ”Caroline,” mentions Mama, Jesus, trains, drinking, and dying. What, no prisons? B-

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