Picks and Pans Review: Clinton Gregory

UPDATED 03/06/1995 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 03/06/1995 at 01:00 AM EST

Clinton Gregory

A Virginia native who moved to Nashville in 1987, Clinton Gregory has recorded for an independent company since 1991 with only middling success. This impressive major-label debut should bring him the recognition he deserves: The opening number, "A-11," a rollicking jukebox-themed jumper that was a minor hit for Johnny Paycheck in 1965, may well command multiple quarters on any Wurlitzer. Gregory does up-tempo tunes with an easy flair, but really shines on ballads such as the heartbreaking "I Can't Take a Full Moon on an Empty Heart." The singer has played fiddle from the age of 5, and his parting shot is a virtuoso turn on the instrumental "Hacksaw." With an album this good, Gregory could become one face—and voice—that's easy to pick out in the crowd. (Polydor)

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