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Rory Block – Hard Luck Child: A Tribute To Skip James (2014)

Rory Block returns to a well of some two dozen haunting, unequivocal and profound blues songs recorded by Skip James for Paramount in 1931.

Half Notes: Eli Cook – Ace, Jack and King (2011)

An album that starts with this sparks-flying slide, on a song called “Death Rattle,” isn’t fooling around. This, friends, will never be confused with fern-bar blues. That’s obvious, even before Cook opens his mouth to sing — in a voice that’s one part gravel, one part Jack Black and one part shot-gun rows of deep-south dust. Particularly intriguing were aRead More