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ERIC AMBEL —LAKESIDE (Last Chance Records / At The Helm Records)

 

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Guitarist, producer (everyone from the Bottle Rockets to The Backsliders by way of Go To Blazes, Nils Lofgren, Freedy Johnson, Sarah Borges, The Blood Oranges and Blue Mountain etc) and recording artist Eric Ambel is joined here by some of his friends, and as expected holds nothing back when he steps up to the microphone. His playing of electric lead guitar has figured in top-notch albums from Steve Earle (as a member of his band, The Dukes) plus Joan Jett and Run-DMC among others. Though not a prolific recording act in his own right, Ambel not only has performed on albums by the above, but with bands he’s been in; the Del-Lords, The Yahoos and his own, legendary combo, Roscoe’s Gang. Ambel, known to his friends, associates and band mates as Roscoe is an honest roots, roadhouse country / rock’n’roll act.

On Lakeside, his vocals are solid and with the likes of lead-off track “Here Comes My Love”, written by his Del-Lords band mate Scott Kempner it sounds like a lost song by the Traveling Wilburys! He follows the song with another high-flyer, “Hey Mr. DJ”, it is one of three songs that feature the name of a Ambel’s good friend ex-Squirrel Nut Zippers’ act Jimbo Mathus. The other tracks are likewise up there; “Let’s Play With Fire” and the incessant “Massive Confusion” as hints of punk rock rear. Mathus not only provided some of the songs but also produced the record.  

While on some tracks I feel a little too much emphasis is placed on the playing (that isn’t a jab at the final track, instrumental piece “Cryin’ In My Sleep” because it is an outstanding cut). His version of Gillian Welch – David Rawlings’ “Look At Miss Ohio” starts off fine, but I could have done without the ‘jam’ that takes place. More like it is his fiery version of “Money”, a song that’s enjoyed countless covers. I recall The Beatles doing it, and like Ambel they also made a good fist of it! “Buyback Blues” is a slow, smouldering number that gets beneath one’s skin and into one's blood stream.

 

                                                              Maurice Hope 

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1
Rod Picott
70 pts.
Out Past The Wires
Welding Rod Music
GC,AN,LM,SZ,TK
2
JW Roy & The Royal Family
62 pts.
A Room Full Of Strangers
Royal Family Records
EM,PJ,DH
3
Steph Cameron
61 pts.
Daybreak over Jackson Street
Pheromona
ML
4
JD McPherson
54 pts.
Undivided Heart & Soul
New West
AR,RK,LK
5
Sarah Morris
53 pts.
Hearts In Need Of Repair
Independent
 
6
Turnpike Troubadours
52 pts.
Long Away From Your Heart
Bossier City Records
MA,GF
7
Chris Hillman
51 pts.
Bidin' My Time
Rounder
 
8
Hayward Williams
39 pts.
Pretenders
Why River Records
KG,JB,JBO
9
Joe Henry
38 pts.
Thrum
Ear Music
 
10
Jim White
37 pts.
Waffles, Triangles & Jesus
Loose Music
JJ
12
Margo Price
35 pts.
All American Made
Third Man Records
 
11
Mark Martyre
35 pts.
Rivers
Independent
MF
13
Mavis Staples
32 pts.
If All I Was Was Black
Anti
HO
 
Peter Oren
32 pts.
Anthropocene
Western Vinyl
RB,HB
15
Fred Wickham
29 pts.
Mariosa Delta
Thirty Days Records
 
16
Jeffrey Martin
27 pts.
One Go Around
Fluff & Gravy Records
HDB
17
Blitzen Trapper
25 pts.
Wild and Reckless
Lojinx
JDO
 
Jeff Crosby
25 pts.
Postcards From Magdalena
At The Helm Records
FCE,FC,JS
19
Dori Freeman
24 pts.
Letters Never Read
Blue Hens Music
 
 
Hardpan
24 pts.
Hardpan
Blue Rose Records
WR
21
The Deep Dark Woods
21 pts.
Yarrow
Six Shooter
JF
22
Lilly Hiatt
20 pts.
Trinity Lane
New West
TJ
 
Tom Russell
20 pts.
Folk Hotel
Frontera Records-Proper Records
JAB
24
Eilen Jewell
19 pts.
Down Hearted Blues
Signature Sounds
MW
25
Dick LeMasters
18 pts.
Incompatible Things
Longneck Road Music
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