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Groove master, Canadian-born, Austin residing guitarist and harmonica act Ray Bonneville follows up his genial 2008 album, Goin’ By Feel with another storming record. Bonneville’s full-bodied music is something to behold and compared to that of Mark Knopfler, Chris Smither, Ray Wylie Hubbard and a man who plays on the album Gurf Morlix…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on November 21, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments
The SweetBack Sisters are primarily Emily Miller (lead, harmony vocals) and Zara Bode (lead and harmony vocals plus a little acoustic…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on November 21, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments
LORETTA LYNN —YOUR SQUAW IS ON THE WARPATH / FIST CITY (Raven Records)
Two superb albums on one cd plus, bonus tracks can’t be bad and it isn’t! For not only does the listener get to enjoy two classic albums from Lynn of the late 1960s but a handful of tracks from her 1970s ‘Loretta Lynn Writes ‘Em And Sings ‘Em’ album and others too!
It is wall-to-wall good stuff framed…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on November 19, 2011 at 16:11 — No Comments
Singer-songwriter Kate Campbell has long been one of those whose work I have championed. Her studious songs are of the kind that edge their way…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on November 13, 2011 at 18:30 — No Comments
On listening to Bob Manning (and the Honky Tonk Roadshow), a first for me despite him having played for twenty years or more I was taken by his stone country approach. That takes in honky tonk and Texas swing as sounds and stylistic values akin to Lefty Frizzell and Merle Haggard are aired. Like Haggard he is a fine…
Added by Maurice Hope on November 13, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments
Hmmm… who are these guys? Well Pharis and Jason Romero are North American old-time musicians who live in a log cabin deep in woods of British Columbia. Pharis is a wonderful, sweet-toned vocalist possessing hints of Gillian Welch while Jason is a banjo picker, vocalist and as is the…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on November 5, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments