George Strait Something Special

Something Special
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: MCA Special Products


  • Buy for $0.991.You're Something Special To Me
  • Buy for $0.992.Last Time The First Time
  • Buy for $0.993.Haven't You Heard
  • Buy for $0.994.In Too Deep
  • Buy for $0.995.Blue Is Not A Word
  • Buy for $0.996.You Sure Got This Ol' Redneck Feelin' Blue
  • Buy for $1.297.The Chair
  • Buy for $0.998.Dance Time In Texas
  • Buy for $0.999.Lefty's Gone
  • Buy for $0.9910.I've Seen That Look On Me (A Thousand Times)

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Personnel: George Strait (vocals, guitar); Dean Parks (acoustic guitar); Billy Joe Walker, Jr., Reggie Young (electric guitar); Paul Franklin (pedal steel guitar); Johnny Gimble (fiddle); John Hobbs (piano); David Hungate (bass); Matt Betton (drums); Curtis "Mr. Harmony" Young (background vocals).
George Strait's 1984 album Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind is widely regarded as his greatest album but its 1985 successor, Something Special, doesn't pale in comparison, even if it doesn't quite offer something special or different from what Strait has done before. Far from being a departure, if anything Something Special digs even deeper into traditional country, rooted heavily on Western swing and pure honky tonk, from the shuffles to the barroom ballads that pop up regularly. Only the side openers -- the Top Five hit "You're Something Special to Me" and "You Sure Got This Ol' Redneck Feelin' Blue" -- and the number one single "The Chair" have a bit of radio-ready gloss -- gloss that may be slick, but not too pop -- and the rest of the album is lean classic country, typified by the excellent tribute "Lefty's Gone" and the giddy "Dance Time in Texas." It's a no-fuss, straight-ahead record, and while it may be no different than Strait's other records, it doesn't make Something Special any less special. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 21,478
  • UPC: 076732560525
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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