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Tyler Childers summons the hardscrabble, hard-living sound of 70s country music

I can’t say I mind the recent shift of young country singer-songwriters embracing the 70s as creative inspiration—the tar-black darkness of Jamie Johnson or the cosmic vibes of Sturgill Simpson are both good examples. There’s something about the music these folks are making that doesn’t feel retro; the way their acoustic guitars, pedal steels, and […]