Love Songs and the Blues


  • Torreon Productions 1989
  • Produced By James Talley and Rick Durrett
  • Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee

Although a dazzlingly capable country tunesmith and performer, he has another, probably more important gift of universal proportions. You see, it doesn’t take a hardscrabble working-class background to appreciate his songs. All it takes is a lot of heart. Talley is a great believer in the power of the heart. His best numbers are as evocative as dreams that everyone has shared in to some degree, dreams of better times, of fewer farewells, of an easier way of living…
— Jim Kelton, The Hearld, Seattle