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Album review: Randy Rogers Band 'Trouble'

Due out Tuesday, the album's cover depicts a jailhouse fingerprint card, which is appropriate since this is one will leave a mark with Texas country fans.
Oklahoman Published: April 26, 2013

Rogers' outlaw everyman vocals are at their best when he's wearing a broken heart on his sleeve, even when it's dressed up with Heartland rock hand claps on the deceptively up-tempo “Don't Deserve You” or with soaring choruses on surprisingly shimmery “One More Sad Song.” He makes his anguish apparent as the small-town guy unable to escape his ex in “Speak of the Devil,” his regret palpable on the waltz “I Never Got Around to That” and his resignation obvious with the torch song “Had to Give That Up.”

On Friday, the Randy Rogers Band will headline the 22nd Annual Calf Fry at Stillwater's Tumbleweed Ballroom. For more information, go to

— Brandy McDonnell

by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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