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Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros, the legendary Texas songwriter and his new group of exceptionally talented musicians, will release their debut album, DIAMONDS IN THE SUN. The CD was produced by Lloyd Maines, with Americana gems like “Trains I Missed,” which is already creating a buzz, “The Shape I’m In” and “Stand Up Seven.” The album includes six tracks by Wilkins, two by band members, and three covers by the likes of The Band, Davis Raines, Ray Stephenson & Bob Dipiero. Live performances are already drawing comparisons to The Eagles, but the band also reflects influences such as Poco, The Lost Gonzo Band, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Joining Wilkins on acoustic guitar are Bill Small on bass, percussion and acoustic guitar; John M. Greenberg and Marcus Eldridge on electric guitars; and Ramon Rodriguez on drums and percussion. All five are singers, four are songwriters and each has made his own records. Maines also contributed turns on steel guitar, baritone guitar, acoustic high-string guitar and mandolin. Wilkins, a gifted songwriter, has earned comparisons to Guy Clark and Kris Kristofferson. His credits include “Songs About Texas,” the single that launched Pat Green’s career, Ricky Skaggs’ “Seven Hillsides” from the GRAMMY Award-winning SOLDIER OF THE CROSS and Ty Herndon’s “Big Hopes,” which was the title track for that record. Most recently, GRAMMY Award-winning artist Pam Tillis recorded on her new CD his “Someone, Somewhere Tonight” from MUSTANG ISLAND.
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08/19/2010 - Walt Wilkins and The Mystiqueros to perform Saturday - Read More
08/18/2010 - SINGER/SONGWRITER: Walt Wilkins & the Mystiqueros (8/21) - Read More
06/12/2009 - Walt Wilkins Changes It Up at Riverbend - Read More
04/11/2009 - WALT WILKINS & THE MYSTIQUEROS – Diamonds in the Sun - Read More
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07/01/2007 - Walt Wilkins & the Mystiqueros Q&A - Read More
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Average Rating : 0              Total Reviews: 100

Walt Wilkins  08/04/2007            
Wow! I got this cd last week and it hasn't come out of my player yet. I LOVE THESE SONGS! They are the kind you just naturally sing along to...every one of them...no 'skippers' on there at all. Of course, the lyrics are rich and the harmonies are beautiful. Gosh, thank you Walt and all the Mystiqueros for another winner. You guys are the best! Can't wait to see you live again in Dallas.
Walt Wilkins  07/31/2007            
Angela - Houston
You ever have one of those weeks where everything is "not right" and then Friday comes along and you have been lookin forward to the weekend and being out with friends listening to amazing live Texas Music and a cold beer or two? WELL The Mystiqueros and their new Album "Diamonds In the Sun" are the redemption you have been looking for!!! We were lucky enough to get the CD's hot off the truck when The Mystiqueros played in Houston Friday night 7/27. Thank you for setting Friday night RIGHT and actually Monday and Tuesday are going just fine too! Congratulations guys! Go see them live! as others have said while you still can! Trust us!
Walt Wilkins  07/30/2007            
Wow.. Walt's got some soul and some great songs. How refreshing,
Walt Wilkins  07/28/2007            
One of the BEST cd's this year! Every song on this album is great and their harmonies are absolutely amazing. Walt and the Mystiqueros always put on a rockin show as well. Be sure to catch a show and listen to this cd sometime VERY soon!!
Walt Wilkins  07/28/2007            
Rod in Millsap
I can't turn it off. Best CD I have ever heard.
Walt Wilkins  07/27/2007            
The first GREAT CD of 2007. Even better than his previous work, which is a bold statement.
Walt Wilkins  07/26/2007            
HAPPY, HAPPY, JOY, JOY! My copy of Diamonds In The Sun came today!! Thanks Lone Star Music, and thanks to Walt and the boys for such an awesome record. Ditto to the earlier comment about seeing these guys live... And do it now, while you still have the chance to see them up-close and personal.
Walt Wilkins  07/25/2007            
Matt From Waco
I'm glad I preordered this cd cause its the best one to come along! If you can see these guys live, then do it!
Walt Wilkins  07/18/2007            
Paul Smith
Diamonds in the Sun is so good. I have listened and listened and every time it plays a different song catches me as the best, Trains I've Missed......Don't miss this one.
Walt Wilkins  07/16/2007            
I heard the CD at a friend's house (he wouldn't say how he got an advanced copy). WOW, this is the best Walt has done in a while, and should be his biggest seller. Great lyrics, smooth harmonies, and the band sounds like they are having fun. Marcus and Johnny are incredible guitarists, and the variety of voices reminds me of the early EAGLES music.
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