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Sally Timms

  • To the Land of Milk and Honey [Feels Good All Over, 1994] Choice Cuts
  • Cowboy Sally [Bloodshot, 1997] A-
  • Cowboy Sally's Twilight Laments for Lost Buckaroos [Bloodshot, 1999] **
  • In the World of Him [Touch and Go, 2004] Dud

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Consumer Guide Reviews:

To the Land of Milk and Honey [Feels Good All Over, 1994]
"Homburg"; "Junk Barge" Choice Cuts

Cowboy Sally [Bloodshot, 1997]
Piecing together an EP that looks (and probably is) every bit as casual as the rest of her solo noncareer, the old Mekon and new kid-TV star surveys fake authenticity at its weedlike best, from John Anderson's comeback-album title song to "Long Black Veil," which may just be the greatest phony folk song of all time--with Nashville punsters, No Depression punters, and "Tennessee Waltz" betwixt and between. Wryer than your professional country thrush. Kinder, too. A-

Cowboy Sally's Twilight Laments for Lost Buckaroos [Bloodshot, 1999]
Alt-country songbook ("Cry Cry Cry," "Rock Me to Sleep"). **

In the World of Him [Touch and Go, 2004] Dud