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“Bentley's Bandstand - Bill BentleyRichard “Kinky” Friedman has been masquerading as a country singer for almost fifty years, when in fact he is a Texas-cured philosopher who favors steel guitars and barroom bandstands over the Torah and synagogues.”
“Kinky Friedman On His New ‘Resurrection’ Album, Lessons Learned From Touring - Darren Paltrowitz - As said by Rolling Stone last year about Kinky Friedman: “At 73, the Texas oddball has landed on a newfound sincerity. Friedman has arrived at a more empathic narrative voice, spinning old yarns in new ways.””
“Singer, Humorist, Part Myth - Doug Pullen. If Kinky Friedman was a hyphenate and not a living, breathing, flesh-and-blood Jewish icon from Texas...”
“ Groundbreaking artists shine on new collections - Robert KinslerTexas-based singer-songwriter Kinky Friedman has released a profound album of original songs that serve as a bona fide reminder of the power of music and song craft.”
“ Kinky Friedman Gets back to music - Andrew DansbySomewhere under the black hat and mustache, behind the outward bluster that envelops him like a cloud of cigar smoke, Kinky Friedman remains a sentimental sort when the mood strikes.”
“Kinky Friedman - Resurrection - Marcy Jane FarmerListening to the Kinky Friedman of today is like getting an in-depth look at his soul, and that easily transfers to in-depth looks inside oneself as well.”
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“ Kinky Friedman leaves you wanting more - Review by Mike Chaiken:Technically, you can say country singer Kinky Friedman performed in concert at Bridge Street Live in Collinsville on Nov. 3. But in reality, the show felt more like an intimate gathering of friends...click to read more ”
“ Kinky Friedman’s albums have typically interspersed laugh lines with serious lyrics, but the gravelly voiced, now 74-year-old singer/songwriter mostly eschews lightness on this latest and arguably best CD.”
“Richard Marcus -- After a 40 year hiatus Kinky Friedman proves with the release of his new album, his second in as many years, Resurrection, he’s back as good as he ever was. While last year’s release, Circus of Life, was a great reintroduction to Friedman, this album is even better.”
“Thoughtful Kinky Friedman, just joking -- Michael ChaikenThe voice on the other side of the phone call was deadpan when the request was made to speak to Kinky Friedman. “Kinky passed away this morning,” said the voice. Click here to continue reading...”
“Kinky Friedman Hits Come to Winnsboro...Yes, Kinky has been resurrected, with perhaps his greatest work ever, the CD Resurrection.
“When you’ve been a part of Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue; partied with John Belushi; hung out with Iggy Pop; hosted parties that attracted Jack Nicholson, Joni Mitchell, Dylan, and hundreds more; written north of 30 books; not to mention run for agriculture commissioner and governor of Texas, you’ve proven yourself to be a national treasure and nobody would fault you for slowing the hell down. Kinky Friedman is undoubtedly the former, and he even accomplished the latter — for a while, anyway.
“ Alt Root Top Ten Songs of the Week - October 23, 2019: Kinky Friedman, along with Willie Nelson joining, presents the title track from his recent release, Resurrection. ”
“Michael Buffalo Smith October 2019 -Resurrection may well be the finest album Kinky Friedman has ever released. The songs are all just great. (Scroll down to page 41 to continue reading)”
“When a...friend told me that there was too much of Kinky in the first season of Mike Judge’s Tales from the Tour Bus, I bluntly told him there was not enough. (Scroll 1/4 down to continue reading)”
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