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The Drifter

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Being Waylon Jennings’ godson gives this aspiring neo-outlaw automatic cred, but Waylon Payne seems hamstrung by country mythology on The Drifter. Though he tries on ”Ain’t Got No Match,” he can’t out-party Hank III. And covering mediocre Shelby Lynne (”Jesus on a Greyhound”) is no way to out-Christian Johnny Cash.