iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Stages by Jarrod Birmingham, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Album Review

Jarrod Birmingham is the real thing in a country music scene filled with poseurs, "real" country in the same way that, say, Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam are but Garth Brooks never really was. He even namechecks his idols (Haggard, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Willie Nelson, etc.) in the opening track, "Best I Can," but he's wise not to put himself on their level. A former professional bull rider from the Texas gulf coast, Birmingham favors hell-raising honky tonk with a rock edge over pop-friendly balladry. This is definitely a good thing, although Birmingham protests a bit too much; besides the opener, he delivers "Guilty," a somewhat defensive song about his desire to be "a honky tonk singer in a honky tonk band," and later, "If That Ain't Country" rings yet another set of changes on the theme. Thing is, the rest of Stages obviates any need for Birmingham to fret about what people think of his music or his intentions, because pedal steel-enhanced honky tonk weepers like "Whiskey and Lies" and good old-fashioned two-step rave-ups like "Cheap Wine" make a stronger case for Birmingham's artistic choices.

Customer Reviews

Great Country

This is great raw country music mixed with a little rock and roll! If you like most radio pop country you will not like this!

"That's What Dancers Do"

When is itunes going to add "That's What Dancers Do" ? Recent single being played on KHYI in Dallas area but can't find it anywhere, very good!

Buy now

Don't think. Buy now!

Stages, Jarrod Birmingham
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings