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“Pure Talent!”
Jerry Tubb, Terra Nova Digital Audio, Austin

“Feels and sounds like the wide open spaces of the West. ”
Ray Benson, Asleep at the Wheel

“Jim’s a poet, through and through. His songs are vignettes from the heart, observations from the mind.”
Jon Chandler, The Wichitones, CO

“Few people have the ability or the drive to place their heart into a music track the way that Jim Stricklan does.”
T.J. Greaney, Country Line Magazine, Austin

“Everything here exudes an air of authenticity and in this age of conformity, that’s nothing to sneeze at.”
Michael Roberts, Westword, Denver

“A rare ability to be good in every style and make the listener enter into his musical world…”
Mike “the Frenchie” Penard, Radio ISA, France
Jim Stricklan at and Jerry Tubb at Terra Nova Studio, Austin - photo by Leslie Stricklan

“With a heart bigger than the Big Bend…his music is a celebration of life.”
Lin Sutherland, journalist, Austin

“One of the best storytellers I’ve ever heard, so vivid and personal...”
Cathy Dyer, Southern Songwriters Guild, Shreveport

“Jim Stricklan’s voice is as clear as a mountain stream.”
Sue Donahoe, author & musicologist, Austin

“The sound of grace that comes from the heart.”
Katy Bee, radio journalist, Wickenburg, AZ

“Singing, writing and sharing music—it’s in his blood, …the restless western feel of it.”
Julie Hutchinson, Denver Post