Leland Martin

reba front.jpg

If you consider yourself a fan of traditional country, you may as well go buy Leland Martin's self-titled fourth effort right now. You won't be disappointed—Missouri native Leland is, as the opening track announces, "Country as the Day Is Long." He's too old (nearly 50) and too darn country to get played much on the radio, but that's no reason not to seek out his elegantly earthy voice, crisp sound, sharp songwriting and clever choice of covers—even the Bee Gees' "Don't Forget to Remember" turns into pure country when Leland sings it.

—Chris Neal

Comments

Recent Music Posts More

More News

“Girl Crush” garners big reaction on “The Tonight Show.”
iHeart Award performers include Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan.
Looks like he’s gonna be a hockey player.
CMA Songwriter Series-themed episodes will feature Little Big Town, Brandy Clark and others.
Book passage now for star-packed cruise to the Caribbean.
Three-hour-long set for The Big Revival Tour's opening date features guests Taylor Swift, Joe Walsh and others to the stage.