Willie Nelson: Ride Me Back Home review upbeat and defiant

(Legacy) Overturning customary ideas about older artists slowing down, Last Man Standing) in which mortality looms large. In contrast to the sombre hues of late era Come On Time battles ageing. Two songs from the late Guy Clark, My Favorite Picture of You, supply rueful gravitas, while the title track, written by Sonny Throckmorton, gets sloppy, a mawkish tribute to the stable of 70 retired horses Nelson has saved from the knackers yard. The voice has weathered like timber, but his timing is impeccable, his Tex-Mex guitar flurries thrilling. The cowboy sage (and Original Article : HERE ; Curated & posted using : RealSpecific