Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

John Anderson: Just Came Home To Count The Memories/All The People Are Talkin'/Eye Of A Hurricane/Tokyo, Oklahoma/Countrified

John Morthland, No Depression, 29 February 2008

FIRST CHARTING in 1977 and coming on strong by 1980, John Anderson was a harbinger of the New Traditionalist movement that hit Nashville in the mid-'80s, a young man with an old man's voice -- his unfettered, adenoidal baritone tore like Lefty and Haggard and swooped like Jones.

Total word count of piece: 483

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.