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That sound you hear is the entire city of Nashville wetting their pants some in excitement, most in fear because Wheeler Walker Jr. is back. And he has a new album, Sex, Drugs & Country Music that many are already calling the greatest country album of all time.

Since he disappeared 4 years ago, many thought Wheeler was finished. But a strange thing happened after he left. He only got bigger. His mystique grew, his popularity surged and his music was consumed to such an extreme that he was the 3rd most streamed country artist in the world in 2021. (A fact Music Row is trying to keep quiet artists that speak their minds have a tendency to be ignored by Nashvilles top brass). His fanbase grew exponentially as well. Count among his new fans Killer Mike, Snoop Dogg... and even another poet of his generation

Wheeler blushes and laughs at the mention of Bob Dylan. Howd you find that out! I didnt tell anybody! Mustve been someone on his side who leaked it. When pressed for more details, Wheeler continues When Bob Dylan calls you its not like when a normal person calls its an event. Its planned. You have to wait by the phone, a bunch of his people get you ready and then Dylan gets on and just laughs and he told me he got it and hes a huge fan and listens to my albums on repeat. I love Dylan, and it was cool, but hes just a human. No different to me than when Billy Joe Shaver called me up a few years back. I stole more licks from Billy Joe, so that one mightve been even cooler, all things considered.

Out of the touring game for almost half a decade, Wheeler decided to celebrate the new record with a show at the Ryman, the mother church of country music.

When I started, I was told theyd never let me play there, and if I did, Id only sell ten tickets. Then I sold the place out in 24 hours Wheeler brags. He continues, If it pisses people off, good. More people should be pissed off about the sorry state of country music today.

One listen through Sex, Drugs & Country reveals where Wheelers unrivaled confidence comes from. Once again produced by Dave Cobb (except the song God Told Me To Fuck You, which was produced by someone else) and recorded at historic RCA Studio A, the album is a loud, unapologetic roar of a comeback. Wheeler explains, I figured if Im gonna save country music, why not save Rock n Roll too while Im at it?

Then Wheeler gets serious: The last couple of years have been tough. We lost Billy Joe. We lost Norm. I lost a lot of people close to me. But they wouldnt want me to make a downer of an album. No one wants to hear another sad album about the pandemic or Adeles stupid divorce that no one cares about.

With songs like Fucked By a Country Boy, Sluts In Heaven and Honky Tonk Whore, nobodys going to have to worry that Ol Wheelers gone soft.

Then Wheeler cuts to the chase: I havent become the hottest thing in Nashville because everybody else here sucks. They do, and that certainly helps. But Ive become the biggest name in country music because Im the best one doing it. I used to be the best, and now Im even better. Which even I didnt think was possible.

Sex, Drugs & Country Music is out April 15th on Wheelers own Pepperhill Records and distributed through Thirty Tigers. Try listening to it without shitting your pants. We dare you.

That sound you hear is the entire city of Nashville wetting their pants some in excitement, most in fear because Wheeler Walker Jr. is back. And he has a new album, Sex, Drugs & Country Music that many are already calling the greatest country album of all time.

Since he disappeared 4 years ago, many thought Wheeler was finished. But a strange thing happened after he left. He only got bigger. His mystique grew, his popularity surged and his music was consumed to such an extreme that he was the 3rd most streamed country artist in the world in 2021. (A fact Music Row is trying to keep quiet artists that speak their minds have a tendency to be ignored by Nashvilles top brass). His fanbase grew exponentially as well. Count among his new fans Killer Mike, Snoop Dogg... and even another poet of his generation

Wheeler blushes and laughs at the mention of Bob Dylan. Howd you find that out! I didnt tell anybody! Mustve been someone on his side who leaked it. When pressed for more details, Wheeler continues When Bob Dylan calls you its not like when a normal person calls its an event. Its planned. You have to wait by the phone, a bunch of his people get you ready and then Dylan gets on and just laughs and he told me he got it and hes a huge fan and listens to my albums on repeat. I love Dylan, and it was cool, but hes just a human. No different to me than when Billy Joe Shaver called me up a few years back. I stole more licks from Billy Joe, so that one mightve been even cooler, all things considered.

Out of the touring game for almost half a decade, Wheeler decided to celebrate the new record with a show at the Ryman, the mother church of country music.

When I started, I was told theyd never let me play there, and if I did, Id only sell ten tickets. Then I sold the place out in 24 hours Wheeler brags. He continues, If it pisses people off, good. More people should be pissed off about the sorry state of country music today.

One listen through Sex, Drugs & Country reveals where Wheelers unrivaled confidence comes from. Once again produced by Dave Cobb (except the song God Told Me To Fuck You, which was produced by someone else) and recorded at historic RCA Studio A, the album is a loud, unapologetic roar of a comeback. Wheeler explains, I figured if Im gonna save country music, why not save Rock n Roll too while Im at it?

Then Wheeler gets serious: The last couple of years have been tough. We lost Billy Joe. We lost Norm. I lost a lot of people close to me. But they wouldnt want me to make a downer of an album. No one wants to hear another sad album about the pandemic or Adeles stupid divorce that no one cares about.

With songs like Fucked By a Country Boy, Sluts In Heaven and Honky Tonk Whore, nobodys going to have to worry that Ol Wheelers gone soft.

Then Wheeler cuts to the chase: I havent become the hottest thing in Nashville because everybody else here sucks. They do, and that certainly helps. But Ive become the biggest name in country music because Im the best one doing it. I used to be the best, and now Im even better. Which even I didnt think was possible.

Sex, Drugs & Country Music is out April 15th on Wheelers own Pepperhill Records and distributed through Thirty Tigers. Try listening to it without shitting your pants. We dare you.

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Sex, Drugs & Country Music
Artist: Wheeler Walker Jr.
Format: CD
New: Available $15.98
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Beaver Fever
2. Fucked by a Country Boy
3. She's a Country Music Fan
4. Pussy & Beer
5. God Told Me to Fuck You
6. Sluts in Heaven
7. Honky Tonk Whore
8. Tears in My Jizz
9. Beavertown
10. Sex, Drugs & Country Music
11. Fuck That Guy

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That sound you hear is the entire city of Nashville wetting their pants some in excitement, most in fear because Wheeler Walker Jr. is back. And he has a new album, Sex, Drugs & Country Music that many are already calling the greatest country album of all time.

Since he disappeared 4 years ago, many thought Wheeler was finished. But a strange thing happened after he left. He only got bigger. His mystique grew, his popularity surged and his music was consumed to such an extreme that he was the 3rd most streamed country artist in the world in 2021. (A fact Music Row is trying to keep quiet artists that speak their minds have a tendency to be ignored by Nashvilles top brass). His fanbase grew exponentially as well. Count among his new fans Killer Mike, Snoop Dogg... and even another poet of his generation

Wheeler blushes and laughs at the mention of Bob Dylan. Howd you find that out! I didnt tell anybody! Mustve been someone on his side who leaked it. When pressed for more details, Wheeler continues When Bob Dylan calls you its not like when a normal person calls its an event. Its planned. You have to wait by the phone, a bunch of his people get you ready and then Dylan gets on and just laughs and he told me he got it and hes a huge fan and listens to my albums on repeat. I love Dylan, and it was cool, but hes just a human. No different to me than when Billy Joe Shaver called me up a few years back. I stole more licks from Billy Joe, so that one mightve been even cooler, all things considered.

Out of the touring game for almost half a decade, Wheeler decided to celebrate the new record with a show at the Ryman, the mother church of country music.

When I started, I was told theyd never let me play there, and if I did, Id only sell ten tickets. Then I sold the place out in 24 hours Wheeler brags. He continues, If it pisses people off, good. More people should be pissed off about the sorry state of country music today.

One listen through Sex, Drugs & Country reveals where Wheelers unrivaled confidence comes from. Once again produced by Dave Cobb (except the song God Told Me To Fuck You, which was produced by someone else) and recorded at historic RCA Studio A, the album is a loud, unapologetic roar of a comeback. Wheeler explains, I figured if Im gonna save country music, why not save Rock n Roll too while Im at it?

Then Wheeler gets serious: The last couple of years have been tough. We lost Billy Joe. We lost Norm. I lost a lot of people close to me. But they wouldnt want me to make a downer of an album. No one wants to hear another sad album about the pandemic or Adeles stupid divorce that no one cares about.

With songs like Fucked By a Country Boy, Sluts In Heaven and Honky Tonk Whore, nobodys going to have to worry that Ol Wheelers gone soft.

Then Wheeler cuts to the chase: I havent become the hottest thing in Nashville because everybody else here sucks. They do, and that certainly helps. But Ive become the biggest name in country music because Im the best one doing it. I used to be the best, and now Im even better. Which even I didnt think was possible.

Sex, Drugs & Country Music is out April 15th on Wheelers own Pepperhill Records and distributed through Thirty Tigers. Try listening to it without shitting your pants. We dare you.

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