Sam himself is relaxed and in fine form, without a care in the world because as he puts it, “I got nothing but expert musicians. I don’t have to worry about it.”
This album is a shot of pure blues love that will grab your heart, caress your soul, and warm your spirit to the floorboards.
Cannon’s new album on Alligator Records, “The Chicago Way,” is a gripping, no-holds-barred look at life in the sometimes unforgiving city of Chicago…
Yes, there are touches of B.B. King, Albert King, and Wes Montgomery; but make no mistake, Guy King has his Tele testifying from his heart.
“I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” may not be blues in the “purest” sense, but it is an absolutely pioneering, fearless, forward looking performance.
Lou Reed participates in a performance that so absolutely leverages the talent and ability of all the players, there is literally nothing left for them to offer up when it’s over!
Bring “Tiger In A Cage” home. Invite friends. Share liberally.
In an instant, we are whisked away and enticed into the various settings painted for us with Knopfler’s storytelling.
If anyone thinks his work is powerful when interpreted by Dylan, Nirvana, or The Animals, go back and experience his original recordings.
“Ain’t Sick No More” is everything a blues album should be: moving, soul stirring, joyous, and exquisite in its execution.