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One Track Mind: John Hiatt, “Terms of My Surrender” from Terms of My Surrender (2014)

One Track Mind: John Hiatt, “Terms of My Surrender” from Terms of My Surrender (2014)

In which Hiatt admits everything about the wonders, and the terrors, of love.

Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark – Blind, Crippled and Crazy (2013)

An easy atmosphere of camaraderie, a lived-in sense of community, surrounds this homey reunion, as Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark amble up, sit a spell, and share a few songs. You can almost hear the rocking chair creaking below them on the front porch.

Randall Bramblett – The Bright Spots (2013)

It would be easy enough to tag this as Southern rock, or as blues, or even — at times — as gospel, were Randall Bramblett’s The Bright Spots not so consistently all of those things, and something more.

One Track Mind: Steve Earle, “Invisible” from The Low Highway (2013)

One Track Mind: Steve Earle, “Invisible” from The Low Highway (2013)

Steve Earle, as is his way, gets beneath the bromides and the easy assumptions about the homeless, in a harrowing new song that digs out the hard-won scraps of remaining pride.

John Hiatt – Mystic Pinball (2012)

When going back and reading my take on John Hiatt’s last album Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns I almost thought I had already written my commentary on the one he’s got on tap next, because virtually everything you can use to describe Dirty Jeans could easily apply to Mystic Pinball.

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