Arguing the merits of any art is a fool’s game. But if your attitude is negative or suspicious going in, then the odds are pretty good you’ve already made up your mind, which is a shame because how many times can you say you were alive to hear the premiere of a Beatles song?
For me, Charley Crockett is a bit of an outlier, even to the aforementioned list of country music outliers. He is part Hank Williams and part Spaghetti Western. His sound is both Buck Owens and southern fried soul.