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Randy Travis

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Randy Travis (1988)

Interview by Mat Snow, Rock's Backpages Audio, June 1988

The First Gentleman of New Country talks about being on the road, his North Carolina roots, the New Country boom, his youthful indiscretions, and the nature of country music.

File format: mp3; file size: 36mb, interview length: 39' 22" sound quality: ***


Randy Travis: Storms Of Life (Warner Bros.)

Review by Davitt Sigerson, Rolling Stone, 25 September 1986

OF ALL THE cool new Country stars, expect Randy Travis to last the longest. ...

Alive and Kickin'

Report and Interview by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 18 December 1986

A year after The New York Times ran its obit, country music is stronger than ever, thanks to artists like Steve Earle, Dwight Yoakam and ...

New Country: Banjoing the Roy Rogers Image

Report and Interview by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 27 March 1987

It may have had a hard time persuading people to take it seriously but, as Adam Sweeting reports, country music is winning ...

The New Nashville

Report by Laura Fissinger, New York Daily News, 20 December 1987

Country is giving berth to rock these days ...

Randy Travis, K.T. Oslin: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 10 August 1989

Travis, Oslin's Smooth and Easy Outing ...

Randy Travis: Heroes & Friends (Warner Bros 75992631)

Review by Mat Snow, Q, November 1990

IT'S A MEASURE of how far country golden boy Randy Travis has come in only five years that he can attract such a stellar cast ...

Randy Travis

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Randy Bruce Traywick, 4 May 1959, Marshville, North Carolina, USA ...

Dwight Yoakam: The Very Best Of; Randy Travis: The Very Best Of

Review by Terry Staunton, Record Collector, November 2004

ROUTE 88 WAS an ambitious cross-label campaign to establish several country stars in the UK, with Yoakam and Travis seen by many as the twin ...


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