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Honkytonk University by Toby Keith

Toby Keith

Honkytonk University

Release Date: May 17, 2005

Genre(s): Country

Record label: Dreamworks Nashville


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Album Review: Honkytonk University by Toby Keith

Fantastic, Based on 1 Critic

AllMusic - 90
Based on rating 9/10

Snicker all you want at Toby Keith's shoutout to his "boys in Afghanistan and Baghdad City" in the chorus of "Honkytonk U" -- Keith may pander, but that doesn't mean he doesn't deliver the goods. And deliver he does on Honkytonk University, his 2005 follow-up to 2003's hit Shock'n Y'all and the second album he's released since 2002's Unleashed made him into a bonafide superstar thanks to its post-9/11 anthem "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American). " That song pegged Keith as a right-wing, red-state country singer, but that's not exactly an accurate designation.

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