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Maverick: Wyoming – Randy Lee Riviere

Zoe Hodges, Editor, Maverick Magazine Randy Lee Riviere captures the sound of the American mid-west on his latest record Wyoming. Stepping out from behind the stage name Mad Buffalo for the first time, Riviere delivers a record packed with lyrics that paint a vast landscape within the listeners mind. On the song My Town Riviere’s… more »

Discover New Roots Music From New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers, Randy Lee Riviere, Dulcie Taylor and Will Porter

By JP’s Music Blog Back in February, singer/songwriter Randy Lee Riviere created a soundtrack to the American West landscape with his new studio album “Wyoming.” It features thirteen original tracks that shows Randy’s deep concern for the environment and the Native American culture. The album begins with the pure country sound of “Lots To Say,”… more »

Randy Lee Riviere — ‘Wyoming’

By GREG VICTOR, Wyoming , the latest release from Randy Lee Riviere , is pure. It’s all about candor. Is it the imagery… is it just the bass line? Or, is it something more? Perhhaps Riviere’s utterly trustworthy vocals. The texture they provide are certainly enough. They provide an underlying atmosphere of openness to… more » – Randy Lee Riviere – Wyoming

Eric Schuurmans – Bigfork is a town in the U.S. state of Montana and falls administratively under the still partially unspoiled Flathead County. It is the residence of singer/songwriter Randy Lee Riviere -he used to perform as Mad Buffalo- who in the past month, with producer/multi-instrumentalist Grammy winner Kevin McKendree (Delbert McClinton, Tinsley Ellis,… more »

Rambles.NET music review by Jerome Clark

Rambles.NET – Randy Lee Riviere (pronounced Revere) used to record, opaquely, as Mad Buffalo. In 2008 and 2012, when I reviewed two of these albums, I remarked on his apparent desire to maintain his privacy. Even his website carried no photograph of him. On Wyoming we get to see a picture of the man, a… more »

Cashbox: Wyoming By Randy Lee Riviere

Posted by David Bowling in Cashbox Music Reviews Country music is one of the most popular styles of music in the United States. It now has a smoothness that is far removed from the twang of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. Once upon a time there was a style called country & western. Two of… more »

Randy Lee Riviere WYOMING

The Rocking Magpie Real Heartbreakingly Honest and Raw Native Americana. An epiphany point in the life of Randy Lee Riviere, the man originally from Northern California but now residing in the Big Sky State, occurred when he decided to make an album using his real name, as opposed to his previous incarnation of Mad Buffalo.… more »

Wyoming by Randy Lee Riviere

Oasis Entertainment Wyoming is the February 26, 2021 album soon to be released by Singer/songwriter Randy Lee Riviere. This album features thirteen all-original songs with a band that includes producer Kevin McKendree ’s world-class keyboard and guitar work, as well as solid contributions from James Pennebaker (Delbert McClinton) on pedal steel, fiddle, mandolin and guitar;… more »

From Mom-And-Pop To Big Corporations: Randy Lee Riviere Mourns The American West On “Our Town”

By Joe Vitagliano, American Songwriter “I think lots of folks are looking ahead for what they left behind,” Randy Lee Riviere told American Songwriter. “We lose sight of how important various aspects of our past really are to us, how strongly they chiseled us into who we are; our teachers, friends, families, pastors, coaches, mentors…… more »