On Eilen Jewell’s Down Hearted Blues, you’ll enjoy her effortless, easy paced seductive vocals, superb arrangements and stellar guitar playing.
Hallelujah Anyhow is full of intelligent lyrics and laid back singer songwriter/rock which nods to Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and early 70’s Rolling Stones.
Instantaneously recognizable as the New Orleans sound – loud, loose, lots of brass, bluesy, a slightly slurred vocal and not least driven by a thumping bass
As Platt strutted her stuff up front the band shared ‘off camera’ grins and nods as they took their solos.
Tell the Devil I’m Getting There as Fast As I Can seethes & ruminates as Hubbard conjures up religious imagery and populates it with heroes and villains.
Hierarchy Of Crows by Moot Davis is a hard rocking outing that sits within Americana due to its rockabilly rhythm and not least some Country songs.
Lukas Nelson & The Promise Of The Real – Wonderfully simple raw electric guitar creates a near spiritual atmosphere and impact.
The posthumous release of Chuck shows that he was enjoying life with a wicked grin and capable of making worthy music to the end.
Whilst Americana will claim him, this is proper Country before auto tune, rehab and the major labels sanitized it.
No Glory by the Eagle Rock Gospel Singers compares favorably to 1960’s African-American Gospel treasures.