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Stars and Stripes, Vol. 1

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Stars and Stripes, Vol. 1

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Country

We gave it a D

On the first of two CDs, the venerable ’60s group supplies background vocals to a dozen country stars (e.g., Doug Supernaw, Toby Keith) performing the Beach Boys’ timeless songs. Unfortunately, the vibrations aren’t so good. It isn’t that the two camps don’t phrase alike, they don’t even speak the same musical language. The most successful tracks on Stars and Stripes, Vol. 1 come from singers like Lorrie Morgan and Willie Nelson, whose styles bridge the country-pop divide. D

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