|James, Samuel / Songs Famed For Sorrow And Joy|
|Album:||Songs Famed For Sorrow And Joy||Collection:||Blues|
|Label:||Northernblues Music Inc.|
|Add Date:||2008-06-08||Pull Date:||2008-08-10||Charts:||Blues|
|Week Ending:||6 Jul||15 Jun|
|1.||Jul 01, 2008:||Deep Fried & Sanctified |
|2.||Jun 10, 2008:||Deep Fried And Sanctified |
Big Black Ben
Samuel James/Songs Famed for Sorrow and Joy/Northern Blues Music Inc./2008|
Acoustic blues for the 21st century. Just an acoustic guitar and his feet BLOWS my brains out. Baby hesus…grab this and play it as an alternative to overproduced, robotic, dreck. Hells yes….sir. ALL of this is GREAT.
1) 3:16 Mid blues rag, contemporary genius blues!!! Waits and Newman had a lovechild…
2) 4:30 Mid sunshiney blues with anger, bitterness and sanctified soul…my my
3) 3:29 Midtempo song about being the only black folk in town.
4) 3:43 Up song about his moniker and running from a woman as fast as he can.
5) 6:58 Mid instrumental builds in a beautiful steel guitar haze. ROCKS HARD
6) 1:37 Mid funny ballad…yes, yes, yes.
7) 5:07 Slow blues shuffle without the drums, imagine that and some sweet whistling.
8) 5:05 Slow bluesy bad-ass song from deep in the desert.
9) 3:29 Midtempo hot rockin’ soulful swampy girl blues.
10) 3:10 Mid rollicking sweetness.
11) 5:11 Slow steal guitar blues Instr. Slam me down on the hardwood floor.
12) 4:09 Mid sweet tale, silly and fun…oh poor tiny bill mcgraw.
13) 3:45 Up rockin’ ballad and sad.