News and Notes
Producer extraordinaire, Owen Bradley originally created the Nashville sound by supplementing traditional strings of steel with the catgut of violins, and ivory of the piano. He came out of retirement to revisit some of the high points of country music on Shadowland. The velveteen vocal cords of k.d. lang, the self-professed reincarnation of Patsy Cline, truly do them justice, evoking memories of AM country radio and the jukebox at the all-nite diner.