Out of Your Ever Lovin' Mind | EW.com

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Country music’s growing popularity is creating opportunities for songwriters to make names for themselves as singers. Best known as a writer of hits for a variety of country stars, including George Strait and Tanya Tucker, Dean Dillon proves himself an able vocalist in the Merle Haggard mode on Out of Your Ever Lovin’ Mind. Unlike most of today’s neo-traditionalists, Dillon isn’t afraid to talk about getting tight and getting lucky at the neighborhood bar. “Her Thinkin’ I’m Doing Her Wrong (Ain’t Doin’ Me Right)” melds these honky-tonk themes into a memorable piece of blue-collar angst. B