Kentucky Headhunters Frontman Looks Back At Band's Identity Crisis (Week In Review)
Pickin' on Nashville, the band's 1989 debut, injected southern rock and blues into country radio, and went on to sell more than two million copies - but the exposure did them few favors long-term.
Young tells PostCrescent: "I look back now and think how ridiculous it sounded to hear the Headhunters on country radio. It didn't make a lot of sense, it was so different. It sounded like a band from the 70s doing southern rock."
The band's most recent release, Meet Me In Bluesland, was recorded with Chuck Berry sideman Johnson in 2003, but only released last month. Read more - here.
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