My Town

My Town

by Montgomery Gentry


The advance word that the burly boys known as Montgomery Gentry would be taking some new directions on My Town might have concerned the duo's hard-core, beef-eating constituency -- not to worry, folks. Sure, they get a bit introspective here, but even on, say, the title song, which finds MG cataloging the many changes sweeping through their hometown, they jut out their jaws and make a stand for their point of origin as the music roars behind them -- none of that morose, crying-in-your-beer stuff allowed. Naw, these guys keep it on high heat, serving up muscular riffs and bruising vocals. "Hell Yeah" -- now that's the spirit -- is one stomping, unapologetic chronicle of music's unrelenting grip on a populace ranging from the Greatest Generation to Boomers to the Me Generation. Okay, they turn it down a notch on the forlorn "Lonesome," but the drums and the edgy guitars sound restless, eager to storm the barricades. There's a running theme here about men breaking free of -- well, of everything -- and hanging it on a limb. "Scarecrow" fits that mold, and in a frenetic bit of blues-rock bloodletting, "Why Do I Feel like Running," we learn that wanderlust is in the paternal genes. Putting a fine point on this rambunctious, testosterone-fueled outing, MG sign off with a red-hot jamming workout on the Gregg Allman/Dickey Betts/Johnny Neel party-hearty southern rocker, "Good Clean Fun." Blast My Town loud enough to irk your neighbors, make that steak rare, slop some extra butter on the baked potato, and stockpile those kegs. Now that's living, Montgomery Gentry style.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/27/2002
Label: Sony
UPC: 0696998652026
catalogNumber: 86520

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Montgomery Gentry   Primary Artist
Anderson   Electric Guitar
Eric Darken   Percussion,Musician
Curtis Wright   Background Vocals
Bekka Bramlett   Background Vocals
Pat Buchanan   Electric Guitar,Musician
Dan Dugmore   Acoustic Guitar,Dobro,Steel Guitar,Musician
David Grissom   Electric Guitar,Musician
Chuck Leavell   Keyboards,Musician
Greg Morrow   Drums,Musician
Darrell Scott   Banjo,Musician
Johnny Neel   Organ,Harmonica,Hammond Organ,Musician
Doug Powell   Mandolin,Musician
Jeffrey Steele   Background Vocals
Wes Hightower   Background Vocals
Mark Hill   Bass

Technical Credits

Blake Chancey   Producer
Billy Sherrill   Engineer
Rollow Welch   Art Direction
Tony Castle   Engineer
Adam Ayan   Mastering Advisor
Deb Haus   Art Direction,Artist Development
Vickie Russell   Creative Producer

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My Town 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Montgomery Gentry is PURE COUNTRY! This CD is awesome! The songs are 100% Montgomery Gentry and I promise you'll love these guys more than ever!
Guest More than 1 year ago
You know its real country when you here Montgomery Gentry on the radio. These guys are my favortie country music singers, and having grown up on country I know when its good or bad. And these boys are GOOD!! GO YOU VOCAL DUO GO!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Montgomery Gentry rules. They've already had two platinums, no doubt this one will be a third. They're a hard-working group, whose songs are made for the hard-working individual. They seem like real people in their music, and not superstars like some other artists. I think that's why they're so popular, and why I love them. I feel it's a must buy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I just saw these guys last night at the colorado state fair in pueblo and the where so good i will go see them again and if you ask me even if troy is hurt he is still so hot i went to go see them on monday augest 29th they had a oncor where they brought out tren willmems and he so so hot i was very happy mg fan joanna.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this duo!! They are my duo of the year, every year! I agree with the reviewer who wrote they are pure country!! They are terrific to see live!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This album really grows on you , the more you listen to it the better you will like it , my favorites were Hell Yeah and Speed
Guest More than 1 year ago
What an awesome album! Montgomery Gentry has always been great, but their new single inparticular "Speed", (which is on this album)rocks!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago