Lubbock-based singer-songwriter Red Shahan first grabbed listeners' attention with his debut album Men & Coyotes, a collection of gritty portraits of small-town life. On March 30th he'll follow up that effort with his sophomore album Culberson County.
Some artists from Texas take the obvious blacktop roads and make country music with the typical Lone Star buzzwords, like bluebonnets and longhorns. Others, like Red Shahan, prefer to ride the Texas dirt roads and blend in some rock, Americana and blues with their country while touching on the grittier side of life in Texas.
“There’s a lot of ways to be lonely in West Texas.” — Roy Orbison
Culberson County is in the middle of nowhere. For those keeping scores, it very well could be the most desolate of the nine counties that comprise Texas’ Trans-Pecos area out in West Texas. There’s a harsh raw beauty out there that can beat you down one minute and take your breath away the next....
The Mountain Valley Spring Water Presents the Luck Sessions Live at Willie Nelson's Pedernales recording studio. Red Shahan performs "Culberson County" Live. Directed by: Curtis Wayne Millard www.Luckreunion.com www.mountainvalleyspring.com
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