Thursday, June 28, 2018

Just a Sip Away




From 1978:
Another drinkin' music classic by the king of the honky tonks. Gary Stewart, who unfortunately lived his songs. "Whiskey Trip" peaked at #16 on the country charts.



From Robert Christgau:

This is a likable album because Stewart is a likable artist, secure by now in his good-humored bad-old-boy persona. But only once--on a version of Ry Cooder's "I Got Mine" that ranks with the greatest Jerry Reed novelties--does he give that persona a shot in the arm. B


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