Mickey Newbury’s “An American Trilogy” is an Indelible Musical Work

Mickey Newbury’s “An American Trilogy” is an Indelible Musical Work

The American Trilogy era from Mickey Newbury’s body of work has become an absolute wellspring of musical material for other artists, and one that helped lay the groundwork for country music’s Outlaw era. A somewhat reclusive character, the case could be made that Mickey Newbury was one of the very first, if not the first true American country music “Outlaw.”