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Gone Yoakam attempts to replicate nearly the entire pop canon, country-style. He moves from the mariachi-flavored ''Sorry You Asked'' to the Rolling ...Gone Yoakam attempts to replicate nearly the entire pop canon, country-style. He moves from the mariachi-flavored ''Sorry You Asked'' to the Rolling ...1995-11-03
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Gone

Lead Performer: Dwight Yoakam; Producer (group): Reprise Records; Status: In Season

Yoakam attempts to replicate nearly the entire pop canon, country-style. He moves from the mariachi-flavored ”Sorry You Asked” to the Rolling Stones-influenced ”Never Hold You,” mixing in Buck Owens Bakersfield honky-tonk and the dreaded Nashville sound of the ’60s. The result is his most ambitious effort yet. It’s also his least affecting — he’s so busy getting the synthesis right that he forgot the soul.

Originally posted November 3 1995 — 12:00 AM EST

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