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Derek Young

Derek Young

Country Charlotte, NC  US
Wastin Time
Wastin Time
When Did Ya Slip
When Did Ya Slip
I Hope It Hurts
I Hope It Hurts
Before You Go
Before You Go
Gettin' Used To The Cold
Gettin' Used To The Cold


Before You Go


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  • Francie Reith (Artist)
    Francie Reith
    hi derek ~enjoying your country sound~before you go~ great song~get'in down to real cowboy country ` be blessed francie
  • Doug Dickens (Artist)
    Doug Dickens
    Hi Derek, just what the doctor ordered ... real country, real smooth and straight with no chaser
  • Tony Arcuri (Artist)
    Tony Arcuri
    Love your sound!
  • AJ Baker (Artist)
    AJ Baker
    Nice country style!Fan me back and check out my music!AJ
  • The Shane Alan Swaim Experience - A Journey Through Americana in Story and Song (Artist)
    The Shane Alan Swai...
    I listened to "Wastin Time." True country at its best. Sincerely, Shane
  • Rooster (Artist)
    Lovin' all that pedal steel Bro... Reminiscent of early Dwight Yokem ~ Cheers !!!


  • Oh What a Nightmare with Seth Avett on drums


Sounds Like: Hiram (Hank) Williams, Buck Owens Superstar

Bio: Country the way it used to be played! Yodelin vocals and greasy pedal steel licks backed by fiddle, doghouse bass and flattop guitar. Heartfelt honky tonk and upbeat dance floor barnburners round out this 11 song journey into pure country. In a genre full of imitators Derek's unique vocals and ...See Full Bio

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“what an absolutely brilliant and solid set of beautifully formed and performed roots country tuneage. Gotta agree with Denny and say that I get a real reminiscence of Parsons and the Burrito Bros in the style, but these tunes are all your own and, in particular, the rich detail of imagery in the lyrics makes them utterly compelling and very charming. Adore that hook for "when did ya slip"..total class and real songcraft skills. Love it!!”

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Q: Good job didn't know you could sing......... Well.............

A: Thanks! Is this who I think it is?

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  • Song Plays 933
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  • Total Fans 905
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