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Full Circle Randy Travis may be considered the old fogy of New Traditionalism, but don't count him out: Full Circle frames his adenoid-rattling...Full CircleCountry Randy Travis may be considered the old fogy of New Traditionalism, but don't count him out: Full Circle frames his adenoid-rattling...1996-08-16
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Full Circle

Genre: Country; Lead Performer: Randy Travis; Status: In Season

Randy Travis may be considered the old fogy of New Traditionalism, but don’t count him out: Full Circle frames his adenoid-rattling baritone with an updated and sophisticated sound that gives the instrumentalists room to stretch. Travis too seems energized, especially on the bluegrassy ”Highway Junkie” and on a jazz-bo revival of Roger Miller’s ”King of the Road,” where his million-dollar chops never sounded better. A-

Originally posted August 16 1996 — 12:00 AM EDT

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