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Thompson, Eric / Kleptograss
Album:Kleptograss Collection:Country
Artist:Thompson, Eric Added:05/2019
Label:Herringbone Disc 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2019-05-10 Pull Date:2019-07-12 Charts:Country/Bluegrass
Week Ending:14 Jul7 Jul30 Jun23 Jun16 Jun2 Jun19 May
Airplays:2122112

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5.Tue, 09 Jul:Sarah Bellum
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3.Tue, 16 Jul:Sarah Bellum
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6.Tue, 02 Jul:Sarah Bellum
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-05-02 
Reviewed: 2018-05-02
Genre: Country
FCCs: none
Review: Local multi-instrumentalist Thompson artfully “borrows” from a rich and varied collection of musical cultures, from Puerto Rico to Ireland, Greece to the Southern Delta, with an all-star band of local luminaries
If You Like: DavidGrisman, Tony Rice, Vassar Clements
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Llevame al Cielo (3:25) – guitar starts> uptempo jam> quick fade
2/ Louisiana Blues (5:56) – mandolin starts. uptempo song> instrumental break> uptempo song> mandolin solo> uptempo song> instrumental break> uptempo song> instrumental break> crescendo end
*3/ Wayne Perry (1:58) - fiddle starts> uptempo jam> quick fade
**4/ La Arboleda (2:38) – mandolin starts> uptempo jam> quick fade
*5/ Viper’s Dream (4:35) – fiddle/guitar starts> uptempo swinging jam> guitar solo> fiddle solo> uptempo jam> slow fade
*6/ Madili (2:20) - guitar starts> uptempo jam> quick stop
**7/ Juaramento/La Calendria (3:11) – mandolin starts> midtempo jam swings uptempo> quick stop
***8/ Jibaro Hoedown (4:28) – guitar starts> fast jam> fiddle solo> guitar solo> fast jam> fade
**9/ Catnip (4:18) – mandolin starts> fast jam> fiddle solo> guitar solo> fast jam> mandolin solo> fast jam> quick fade
*10/ Juarez (4:23) – guitar starts> uptempo jam> quick stop
*11/ Crapaud (2:10) – fiddle starts> uptempo jam> quick fade
*12/ Impressionist’s Two-Step (2:44) – accordion starts> uptempo song with clever lyrics> fiddle solo> uptempo song> instrumental break to end
**13/ Llevame al Cielo (3:44) – mandolin starts> uptempo jam> guitar solo> mandolin solo> uptempo jam> quick stop

Track Listing
1.Lievame Al Cielo 7.Juramento// La Canlandria
2.Louisiana Blues 8.Jibaro Hoedown
3.Wayne Perry 9.Catnip
4.La Arboleda 10.Juarez
5.Viper's Dream 11.Crapaud
6.Madili 12.Impressionist's Two Step
 13.Lievame Al Cielo