Alright,I'm back. I can think better,my brain is working
better,and finally my hand can type,and I can post some
music to sample here. I will occasionally type things
backwards and forwards. I think I am developing some
kind of dyslexia. So I hope it's only temporary.Okay,
here's something to sink your teeth into.
God, I love this man...this is soulful blues...the best
kind too.When I wasn't feeling so good,my best
buddy gave me music to listen to,and enjoy. Music
heals the brain,you know. And I already had some
Skip James,but apparently I just forgot how great
he was.So Thanks H,for reminding me the
sheer beauty of all things Skip James.
His voice is haunting,and his music is unlike no
one else.Please sample these three releases.
(if I can get them up here on this site) I'm only
doing it, so you develop a habit,a habit so when
you see any Skip James CD or album,that you
Trust me,you'll need to have your own copy
to read,and enjoy his history. Not enough is
said about how amazing Skip James really is.
His high-pitched voice, almost a falsetto,
and how he plays the guitar along with it.
It's spare, simple and beautiful.
Here's the lowdown:
1. Good Road Camp Blues 2. Little Cow,Little Calf Blues
3. Devil Got My Woman 4.Look At The People Standing
At The Judgement 5.Worried Blues 6. 22-20 Blues
7. Mistreating Child Blues 8. Sickbed Blues
9. Catfish Blues 10. Lorenzo Blues 11. Careless Love
12. Illinois Blues
Snatch it, grab it. Tell me it's the best.
Devil Got My Woman
The Rave-Ups "Town & Country" 1985
3 hours ago