• Country

    Dwight does the soul right

    Because few things beat a good ol’ heartbreakin’ Dwight Yoakam ballad, I give you two of my favorites. Dwight Yoakam – Buenas Noches from a Lonely Room (mp3) Buy: Dwight Yoakam – 1,000 Miles (mp3) Buy:

  • Country

    Dwight’s Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc. Etc.

    My appreciation for country music has always lied squarely outside of the Nashville mainstream country machine. I’ll take the old school country any day of the week: the Willies, Waylons, and Johnny Cashes. But the manufactured new school of country…

  • Country,  New Orleans

    Buck + Dwight = Hank

    The last week has featured some Cajun sounds, a little 80’s Minneapolis funk, and some old school country. Now to marry it all up, it’s Buckwheat Zydeco’s collaboration with Dwight Yoakam. They got together in 1990 to lay down their…