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Get a Little Closer

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Get a Little Closer

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Ricky Lynn Gregg
genre:
Country

We gave it a D+

On Ricky Lynn Gregg’s first album, this turbo-charged Texan served up superficial country-rock that aerobicized the dance-club crowd. But at least he made no musical pretenses. Now on Get a Little Closer, he’s tapped into what his label calls ”his traditional country side.” Gregg may emulate George Jones’ clench-jawed intensity (”Rowdy”), but his hero is still Billy Ray Cyrus. Save us. D+