Of the artists on Chicago’s "insurgent country" label Bloodshot Records -- Ryan Adams, Neko Case, Split Lip Rayfield, etc. -- veteran road dog Wayne "The Train" Hancock is probably the truest to the mythos of classic country music. While he's got the middle-finger-toward-Nashville attitude of the ’70s outlaws, Hancock’s dead-set on preserving the hard-living whine of Hank Williams and the ecstatic bounce of Bob Wills’ Western swing. If you're disgruntled with standard alt-country, you'll get giddy on The Train's populist, juke-joint-swing pick-me-ups. As he sings just seconds into his... More >>>