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Phil Vassar: Phil Vassar

What do you call a debut that’s way overdue? Phil Vassar’s self-titled album. Since 1987, this Virginia native has plugged away in music city, performing and writing hits for other people. In 1999 he was ASCAP’s songwriter of the year. … Continue reading


Brad Paisley: Who Needs Pictures

The winner of this year’s Country Music Association Horizon Award for best new artist, Brad Paisley has produced an uncompromising debut that emulates some of the giants in country music – Merle Haggard, George Jones, Buck Owens, and Bob Wills. … Continue reading