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With Bluegrass in His DNA, Dwight Yoakam Wanders Back Home on New Album, “Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars”

With Bluegrass in His DNA, Dwight Yoakam Wanders Back Home on New Album, “Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars”

Born in Kentucky. Raised in Ohio. Perfected in California. That’s the ol’ Dwight Yoakam adage. It’s no secret the Kentucky native gave Nashville a try in 1977 before becoming disinterested with the city’s pop-country proclivity. Instead, he boot-scooted across the heartland to California, where he found himself better suited to the L.A. Cowpunk scene with…MORE

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CMT Awards

CMT Awards

The 2020 CMT Music Awards—originally slated for June 3—will now take place on October 14. photos by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com