Review: Jackson Taylor & The Sinners “Aces ‘N Eights”

Jackson Taylor & The Sinners new album “Aces ‘N Eights” is a deliciously confident and bold Texas music triumph that harkens back to the great outlaw country albums of years gone by.

Taylor is a classic country, honky-tonk star because he brings a gritty realism and blue-collar authenticity to his country tales of love and loss. Jackson Taylor is a storyteller in the tradition of Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson. This is meat and potatoes country, and it's darn good eatin'.
“Aces ‘N Eights” begins with the terrific "Back On The Bottle" which is a breezy and laid-back ode to country music's love affair with booze and whiskey. Jackson Taylor & The Sinners know how to rock, and they prove it with the superb "Ball And Chain," "Country Song," and "Highway 101." But the band's star shines brightest on the melodic "Barefeet On The Dash" and the classic country track "Sex, Love & Texas."

However, Jackson Taylor & The Sinners finest moments can actually be found on their more tender songs, and this is a major surprise. "Sunset" is one of the most beautiful Texas love songs of the last ten years, and the title song “Aces ‘N Eights” has to be a tune that even Wade Bowen wishes he had written. This is followed by the track "Easy Lovin' Stranger" which has a great Eagles meets Alan Jackson vibe.

Jackson Taylor & The Sinners have created a classic Texas album that will be enjoyed by fans of pure-bred country music for years to come. So if sinning sounds this good, here's hoping Jackson Taylor & The Sinners don't travel the straight and narrow for at least a couple of decades or so. CountryChart.com

Popular posts from this blog

Top 100 Country and Southern Gospel Songs Chart 2018 - Top 40 Christian Country Albums on iTunes, MP3, CD Albums Charts

iTunes Top 200 Country Music Songs 2018 - UPDATED - Hot 40 Country Digital MP3 - Top 100 Downloads Singles Chart

Top 100 Outlaw Country Songs Chart 2018 - Outlaw Country Albums Charts - Top 100 MP3 and iTunes Outlaw Country Singles & Albums

Top 100 iTunes Country Music Video Chart 2018 - iTunes Country Videos Chart - UPDATED

Top 200 iTunes Country Albums Music Chart REALTIME 2018 - Digital Country Music Chart

Top 100 Americana Music Songs Chart 2018 - Top 100 Americana Albums Online from iTunes, Streaming, CD and Radio

Top 40 Western Swing Music Chart 2018 - Hot Western Swing Music CD, Vinyl Records MP3 Online Downloads and Streaming Charts

Top 200 Bluegrass iTunes Albums Chart 2018 - Top 100 Bluegrass Country Songs - Top 40 CD, Vinyl, MP3 Singles Downloads Charts

Top Brand New Country Music Music Singles 2018 and Hot New Albums Added To iTunes - Country Songs Just Added to iTunes

Top 100 Honky Tonk Music iTunes 2018 Songs Chart & Albums Chart - CD, Vinyl, MP3 Download Country Charts