Phil Vassarby Phil Vassar
That country hit with the rocking beat and infectious, sing-along chorus ("Oh la la la la la lookin' good, Carlene") you can't get out of your head is "Carlene," by Phil Vassar, a songwriter of note whose tunes have been recorded by the likes of Jo Dee Messina and Alan Jackson, among others. Like the male protagonist in "Carlene," Vassar is a former high school… See more details below
That country hit with the rocking beat and infectious, sing-along chorus ("Oh la la la la la lookin' good, Carlene") you can't get out of your head is "Carlene," by Phil Vassar, a songwriter of note whose tunes have been recorded by the likes of Jo Dee Messina and Alan Jackson, among others. Like the male protagonist in "Carlene," Vassar is a former high school quarterback gone country artist, and he's got the goods: all-American good looks; a sturdy baritone voice full of feeling; and most importantly, a gift for the hook that grips and never quits. Listen closer and you'll hear a writer who speaks of regular folks playing out personal dramas in the real world. The scenes Vassar paints all ring true: people coming apart (the wrenching, nuanced "Rose Bouquet"); finding each other, trying to get a grip ("Somewhere in Between"); learning to give their hearts fearlessly, or simply enjoying being alive right now ("Six Pack Summer"). It's content that carries the day in Vassar's songs, and that's a rare compliment for a contemporary mainstream artist. And it's an indisputable fact: "Carlene" is one of the all-time, kick-ass country singles. Oh la la la...
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Performance CreditsPhil Vassar Primary Artist,Piano
Collin Raye Background Vocals
Mike Brignardello Bass
Larry Byrom Guitar
Dan Dugmore Guitar
Paul Franklin Guitar
Michael Landau Guitar
Brent Mason Guitar
Steve Nathan Keyboards
Chris Rodriguez Background Vocals
Lonnie Wilson Snare Drums
Glenn Worf Bass
Aubrey Haynie Fiddle
James Lowry Guitar
Jo Dee Messina Background Vocals
Tim Davis Background Vocals
Technical CreditsByron Gallimore Producer
Julian King Engineer
Doug Sax Mastering
Lori Turk grooming
Phil Vassar Producer
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You can DANCE to this...You can SING to this because you can UNDERSTAND the words he is singing, which is oh, so unique! and best of all is his 'just another day in paradise'
I love that song ''just another Day in Paradise'' I would like it if you donated me that cd because I don't really have the money to buy it myself. But please give only what the Lord lays on yout heart.
Phil Vassar has made it big time with his CD. Especially with the song ''just another day in paradise''. It is my favorite song!
THIS IS GREAT FOR ANYONE WHO LOVES COUNTRY!
I am completely taken with this man's voice. He just makes me close my eyes while I listen to him. I can imagine being there beside him while he sings.
Phil Vassar's "That's When I Love You" is the best song EVER!! i always have to turn it up really loud! hes awsome!