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MikeHoncho47
LSU Fan
Livingston Parish
Member since Aug 2016
332 posts

Gary Allan should be more popular...
This guy is one of the more authentic country musicians in the last twenty years. IMO, he's vastly underappreciated and should be bigger than all these pop country acts.

They can say it's country, but it's either bad rock with a fiddle or pop with a twang.


TejasHorn
Texas Fan
High Plains Driftin'
Member since Mar 2007
6219 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
Wasn't prolific enough to be with the greats. But I agree he's underappreciated.


FightinTigersDammit
Northwestern St. Fan
Farmerville LA
Member since Mar 2006
18277 posts
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re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
Refuses to do songs about pickup trucks and tractors, because he grew up surfing in Southern California. Props to him for that.


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devils1854
Winthrop Fan
Nashville
Member since Aug 2014
3059 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
He's released some shitty songs the past 3-4 years.


Kvothe
Member since Sep 2016
727 posts
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re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
Is he still sitting around watching airplanes...... takeoff?


sorantable
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Dec 2008
34449 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
I'd say he's just popular enough.


tccdc
Virginia Tech Fan
Washington, DC
Member since Sep 2007
2037 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
I'm a fan...I know he is totally different music wise, but reminds me of Big and Rich....they have been around for sometime and have a lot of songs you know, but nothing that scream superstar.

Smoker Rings in the Dark, Right Where I need to be, Man to Man, Nothing on But on the Radio, Get Off On the Pain, It Ain't the Whiskey, Mess Me Up...


Paul Allen
Notre Dame Fan
Boca Raton, FL
Member since Nov 2007
52744 posts
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re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
You forgot to mention ‘songs about rain’


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Mr. Blutarski
Missouri Fan
Hattiesburg, MS
Member since Oct 2012
1145 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
I’m friends with him. He’s written some really good songs that’ll never get released in the past 4-5 years and he’s has had label issues and that’s why there’s been no album put out in that time.

Playing golf with him Saturday in Tunica and then to the show. Always a fun guy to hang out with.


AUjim
Auburn Fan
America
Member since Dec 2012
1844 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
and FLYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY


gsvar2004
LSU Fan
Member since Nov 2007
3501 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
Smoke rings in the dark album was the shite. Loved that album and see if I care. Country is so freaking finicky tho.


MikeHoncho47
LSU Fan
Livingston Parish
Member since Aug 2016
332 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
Right Where I Need to Be is an absolute classic. That opening riff...


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Brisketeer
Oklahoma Fan
Texas
Member since Aug 2013
145 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
Totally agree


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hessmersaint
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Mar 2009
143 posts

re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
It Would Be You and Her Man are both really good.


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Slickback
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Deer Stand
Member since Mar 2008
27010 posts
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re: Gary Allan should be more popular...
It Would Be You to See if I Care was about as good a 4 album run as anyone in the 90s or 2000s had. I didn’t care for much after those, but every one of those albums is loaded with great, underrated songs.


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