Talkin' Honky Blues

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Talkin' Honky Blues
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Studio album by Buck 65
Released November 4, 2003 (2003-11-04)
Genre Hip hop, country
Length 57:14
Label WEA
Producer The Entity
Buck 65 chronology
Square
(2002)
Talkin' Honky Blues
(2003)
This Right Here Is Buck 65
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Canoe.ca favorable[2]
Drowned in Sound 6/10[3]
Exclaim! favorable[4]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[5]
Hot Press 4.5/5[6]
Pitchfork Media 7.6/10[8]
Robert Christgau A[9]
Vice favorable[10]

Talkin' Honky Blues is a studio album by Canadian hip hop musician Buck 65.[1] It was released on WEA in 2003.[9]

It won the 2004 Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year.[11]

Reception[edit]

In 2005, Jason Richards of Now called it "[Buck 65's] most accessible album".[12] In 2007, the album was chosen by Dan Weiss of Stylus Magazine as one of the Top 10 Alt-Country Greats Not Recorded by Uncle Tupelo.[13]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Leftfielder" 2:32
2. "Wicked and Weird" 3:43
3. "Riverbed 1" 1:48
4. "Sore" 4:20
5. "Protest" 2:51
6. "Riverbed 2" 2:51
7. "Exes" 2:51
8. "Roses and Bluejays" 3:16
9. "Riverbed 3" 4:04
10. "50 Gallon Drum" 4:35
11. "Riverbed 4" 4:27
12. "463" 4:27
13. "Riverbed 5" 1:24
14. "Killed by a Horse" 3:32
15. "Riverbed 6" 0:45
16. "Tired Out" 3:30
17. "Craftsmanship" 4:07
18. "Riverbed 7" 2:16

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carruthers, Sean. "Talkin' Honky Blues - Buck 65". Allmusic. Retrieved September 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ Sterdan, Darryl (December 7, 2004). "Talkin' Honky Blues". Canoe.ca. 
  3. ^ Hayward, Daniel (November 25, 2003). "Buck 65 - Talkin' Honky Blues". Drowned in Sound. 
  4. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (September 2003). "Buck 65 Talkin' Honky Blues". Exclaim!. 
  5. ^ Simpson, Dave (August 29, 2003). "Buck 65: Talkin' Honky Blues". The Guardian. 
  6. ^ Udell, Phil (September 19, 2003). "Talkin' Honky Blues". Hot Press. 
  7. ^ Chamberlain, Mike (October 9, 2003). "Buck 65 - Talkin' Honky Blues". Hour Community. 
  8. ^ Pemberton, Rollie (September 23, 2003). "Buck 65 - Talkin' Honky Blues". Pitchfork Media. 
  9. ^ a b Christgau, Robert. "CG: Buck 65". Robert Christgau. Retrieved September 3, 2014. 
  10. ^ Casey, Brad (July 16, 2014). "Retrospective Review: Buck 65's 'Talkin' Honkey Blues'". Vice. 
  11. ^ Tillson, Tamsen (April 5, 2004). "Roberts, Nickelback top Juno awards". Variety. 
  12. ^ Richards, Jason (July 7, 2005). "Buck passing - Buck 65's slow ascent to stardom". Now. 
  13. ^ Weiss, Dan (August 17, 2007). "Top 10 Alt-Country Greats Not Recorded by Uncle Tupelo". Stylus Magazine. 

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