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The Turnpike Troubadours, whose name derived from the bumpy Oklahoma toll-roads and their hard lived folk singing heroes, are proof that isolation can be the mother of originality. Cutting their teeth in the roadside dance halls and honk-tonks has made a serious impact on the band s musical style, which walks the line between Woody Guthrie and Waylon Jennings. Goodbye, Normal Street, the bands third album , is testament to the small towns in which they were raised. It combines folk, country, Cajun, and bluegrass with stories of longing, humor, tragedy, and general life in rural America. Breaking down traditional barriers between the audience and the stage is something in which they excel. Fast, gritty, and often drenched in beer, the Troubadours perform to both their fans and new audience members with a genuine sincerity about them. They continually gather ground both literally and figuratively as they travel up, down and across the country.
Luther Dickinson

Luther made his recording debut at age 14 and was soon touring with RL Burnside. In the late 1990 s, Luther produced Otha Turners albums Senegal to Senatobia and Everybody s Hollerin Goat. He went on to record with the Replacements, Mojo Nixon, Beck, Toy Caldwell, Billy Lee Riley, Lucero, John Hiatt, John Spencer and a host of others. As a member of the North Mississippi Allstars, The Black Crowes, South Memphis String Band and The Word, Luther has made himself widely known as both a talented musician and as a producer with Grammy nominations to prove it.

1. Gin smoke & Lies
2. Before the Devil knows We're dead
3. Southeastern Son
4. Call A Spade A Spade
5. Morgan Street
6. Gone, Gone, Gone
7. Good Lord Lorrie
8. Empty as a drum
9. Wrecked
10. Quit while I'm Ahead

Product Details

  • Audio CD (May 8, 2012)
  • Original Release Date: 2012
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Bossier City Records
  • ASIN: B007MMRW1E
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,201 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Matthew on May 9, 2012
Format: Audio CD
TT has picked up where they left off on Diamonds and Gasoline. So far I don't like it quite as much as the previous, but the band is such an asset to Americana/Texas Country that even a subpar effort would help the genre. As so many good Austin-ish acts edge closer and closer to Nashville, TT has a simultaneously unique but comfortable sound that stands out.

Really good album. Anyone who likes red dirt music will appreciate this, and it is worth checking out for indie-folk fans too.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By hyperbolium on May 24, 2012
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Opening with banjo, fiddle and a strong backbeat, this Oklahoma quintet's third album quickly grabs your attention. Vocalist Evan Felker evinces both sorrow and anger as he surveys evidence of infidelity, singing with end-of-his-rope angst that brings to mind the heartbreak of Material Issue's Jim Ellison and the melancholy of the Gin Blossom's Robin Wilson. But the Turnpike Troubadours are no guitar-and-drums power pop band; they play hard-driving country that celebrates cheating the devil and laments soldiers stumbling into a revolving door of service. Felker highlights his characters with nearly invisible every day details, drawing a warm portrait of a neighborhood bar on "Morgan Street" and recounting the memories of a breakup in "Good Lord Lorrie." There's Cajun accordion, fiddle and second-line beats on several tunes, some Dylan-esque harmonica, and folk-styled finger picking accompanying the worried hopeful of "Empty as a Drum." The Troubadours deft mix of roots musics might be too complex for Nashville to market, but this will go down well with anyone who likes hard-lived country, folk and roots-rock music. [©2012 Hyperbolium]
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By bfortier on July 5, 2012
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This is a fine album. though did not quite hit the mark for me like diamonds and gasoline. It's worth having, good musicians and lyrics. Hard to compare against an album (D&G) that I felt they hit out the park.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Derek D. Bergey on April 19, 2013
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Just listen to empty as a drum. If you don't fall in love with it, then you won't be interested. If you do fall in love with it, then every other song will build around that core song, and you'll be a happy camper.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By kyaneo on August 6, 2012
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I am always suspicious of new music billed as even related to 'country' because I hate it. These guys sound like an excellent old fashioned country/bluegrass band. I am in heaven because this sound is hard to find these days. "You wrecked it all" is my favorite on the CD.Get it and enjoy.
PS I could have done without the dead animal on the insert. Vegetarians buy this type of music, too, you know.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By J. McCarley on May 28, 2012
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I had never heard of this band before stumbling upon them. I am so glad that I did....

Great sound, strong musicianship, solid vocals and great songs, as well.

Any fan of good music will love this cd, imo.

I listened to parts of their other cds and this is their best effort, again, imo.

Buy it, enjoy it...!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on February 17, 2014
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I'm a huge fan of The Old 97's and am always looking for something that sounds like them.
When I heard Wrecked from this album, I realized it must have either been written for them and they passed on it, or it was written as a tribute.
I looked at the track listing and realized just how many of the songs I knew, so I bought it.
Then I found that every song, except maybe one, could have been released as a single.
It's that good.
One note, the track listing is wrong on Amazon's listing as of Feb. 17, 2014.
Here are the tracks:
1. Gin, Smoke, Lies
2. Before the Devil Knows We're Dead
3. Southeastern Son
4. Blue Star
5. Call a Spade a Spade
6. Morgan Street
7. Gone Gone Gone
8. Good Lord Lorrie
9. Empty as a Drum
10. Wrecked
11. Quit While I'm Ahead
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By eman on October 20, 2013
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While surfing on Amazon researching some music, I stumbled onto Goodbye Normal Street by the Turnpike Troubadours and while listening to the samples I instantly realized that they were different from the norm. Good, earthy, bluegrass, red dirt with a splash of country is the best way I know to describe it and after downloading the album and listening to it in its entirety, oh, three or four times, back to back, I realized this is another one of those great bands that never gets the recognition or play time it deserves. Give them a listen...
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