He does put out songs that connect and his shows are said to be powerful. There's no doubt that he's a talent who seems to have fought and won against the constraints of the music industry. All that being said, I live in Nashville and haven't yet met anybody who has had anything nice to say about the guy. I'm not talking music execs here. I'm talking about working people and struggling musicians.
That may very well be. I have not met him, but I have met a number of the execs. Perhaps it takes a jerk to beat a jerk