The Guitar Song - Jamey Johnson
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8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 26 Ratings

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91

Universal acclaim - based on 9 Critics

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  1. Dec 21, 2010
    91
    On his audacious, frequently excellent third album, The Guitar Song, Johnson shares his dream of outlaw country becoming as dominant a commercial force as it was in the '70s, over the course of 25 songs rooted in the past, but not indebted to it.
  2. With The Guitar Song, he's made an ambitious work that goes down easy. Johnson may masquerade as a throwback but what he really aims for is timelessness, and he usually hits his mark.
  3. Given its wonderfully crafted and performed material and stellar production, it is the country album of 2010.