Long Time Comin' Country music hasn't seen the rise of a supergroup since Alabama in 1980, but that doesn't mean the woods aren't full of contenders. Shenandoah forged… Long Time Comin' Country music hasn't seen the rise of a supergroup since Alabama in 1980, but that doesn't mean the woods aren't full of contenders. Shenandoah forged… Shenandoah Country
Music Review

Long Time Comin' (1992)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: Shenandoah; Genre: Country

Country music hasn't seen the rise of a supergroup since Alabama in 1980, but that doesn't mean the woods aren't full of contenders. Shenandoah forged its very commercial reputation on a soulful gospel-and-bluegrass blend, with lead singer Marty Raybon's searing sincerity making even the tritest songs about small-town Southern values and attitudes memorable. On Long Time Comin' the band opts for a fuller pop sound, losing some of its rootsy appeal but none of its pledge to family and friendship. B-

Originally posted Jun 26, 1992 Published in issue #124-125 Jun 26, 1992 Order article reprints
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