Lucinda Williams’ ‘Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone’ is an expection to the rule of double albums being full of filler. This one is all killer.
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Rory Block returns to a well of some two dozen haunting, unequivocal and profound blues songs recorded by Skip James for Paramount in 1931.
‘Live at Bush Hall’ isn’t a Gary Moore hits package, so much as a journey deep into his considerable craft.
The Rev. Gary Davis + Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Louisiana Red, others – The Blues and Salvation (2014)
The Rev. Gary Davis’ resonant blend of gospel and blues is as electrifying today as it was when he first rose to fame.
Heartfelt and elegant, this is a new swamp-pop standard in the making.
“Mercy!” Staples crows. “Oooh boy, you’re banging on that guit-fiddle!”
Ruthie Foster offers a song of encouragement in dark times.
One Track Mind: Mike Zito with Sonny Landreth, “Fortunate Son” from Blues Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival (2014)
Every bit of this song’s original impetus, that flinty anger, returns.
The late Muddy Waters is in the blood, soul and heart of Mud Morganfield.
Prevost is in a stripped-to-the-bone solo acoustic traditional blues mode.