Mike Stinson

Mike Stinson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mike Stinson is an American singer-songwriter and musician. A native of Virginia, Mike Stinson moved to Los Angeles in 1991. Inspired by the country rock of Gram Parsons, as well as more traditional country artists such as Johnny Cash and George Jones, he began to write songs and eventually formed his own band. Stinson released his debut album Jack of All Heartache in 2002. The album includes a sardonic ode to California entitled "Late Great Golden State." Dwight Yoakam later covered the song on his album Population Me and released it as a single. Robert Hilburn of the Los Angeles Times wrote in 2003 that Stinson is "one of Los Angeles' best-kept musical secrets." In the 2004 edition of its annual Best of LA feature, Los Angeles magazine selected him as Best Country-Western Artist, adding that "Late Great Golden State" ought to be California's official anthem.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136623994
  • 9786136623993