Recent releases: 22 Octoberby Jim Pinckney
Although the title track has long been rated and oft-compiled as an obscure country soul classic, the full reissue of the HARLAN COUNTY album by Jim Ford is another welcome addition to the Light in the Attic canon. With an A-list band including Jim Keltner, James Burton and Dr John, Kentucky-born Ford shows why Sly Stone rated him “the baddest white man on the planet”, in an exemplary set incorporating distinctive originals (the Stones-y Under Construction, Workin My Way to LA, etc) and worthwhile covers (Willie Dixon’s Spoonful and Alex Harvey’s To Make My Life Beautiful) to stunning effect.
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