neil young & crazy horse - americana
neil & the boys take some classic (as in songs from the 19th century...) folks songs, toss in a few early 20th century songs and give 'em a big, round, late '60's/early '70's rock 'n roll kick in the pants, crazy horse style. has the potential for being politically devisive if your thin skinned about how little we've changed..ends up being a great RnR record that has something to say
the chieftains - voice of ages
another in a long string of really neat albums: paddy & the boys bring on the folk and visit with all sorts of people like bon iver, the civil wars, the decemberists, paolo nutini...
and quite a few others i'd never heard of: pistol annies, punch brothers, the low anthem... they even manage a piece with a NASA astronaut, cady coleman...that on the surface, might sound like it would be ill-advised, but, but, because of a love of music shared by coleman and the chieftains, ends up being sweet and really kinda nice
joe bonnamassa - driving towards the daylight
yep, another great blues rock album by the man...i'd like to say i'm surprised, but, after 13 albums in 12 years, each different, yet building on a firm foundation, the guy has it down... as usual, the covers glimmer and the new songs fit right in...flat out nails it, again...
now, when is a new black country communion album, joe ? ( greedy little sh!t, aren't i ?)
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on Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:09 pm, edited 1 time in total.
...just another higher reachin' hillman !