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Richard Buckner

Richard Buckner

4 articles


Richard Buckner: Devotion + Doubt

Review by Holly George-Warren, Rolling Stone, 20 March 1997

ON THE STARK and spacious Devotion + Doubt, Richard Buckner's aching vocals stand weather-beaten but unbowed, like a lone saguaro on the Mojave. And just ...

Richard Buckner: Bloomed (Slow River/Rykodisc)

Retrospective by Matt Hanks, No Depression, Summer 1999

RICHARD BUCKNER'S 1994 debut album, Bloomed, heralded the arrival of a uniquely expressive and honest songwriter and reaped Buckner tomes of critical praise, a deal ...

Richard Buckner: Impasse (Fargo)

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 6 December 2002

RICHARD BUCKNER'S four previous albums somehow slipped under my radar, an indication, perhaps, of the difficulties that fringe talents experience in securing adequate promotion and ...

Richard Buckner: Dents and Shells

Review by Sylvie Simmons, The Guardian, 14 January 2005

THERE ARE THREE kinds of American folk artist: those who sit, contented, on a back porch contemplating America's landscape and ways; those for whom its ...


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