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Dwight Yoakam: Mean Fiddler, London

Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 6 September 1986

AN IMPARTIAL lady friend had been clean bowled over the previous night at Dingwalls. This tall, lean Kentucky hunk may be coot-like beneath his hat but he wears it well and with an unaffected upright insouciance – a welcome respite from pop's pasty posing, – rap and heavy metal's cack-handed machismo.

Total word count of piece: 490

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