Downhome Sophisticate - Corey Harris
Track Listing
  1. Giddyup
  2. Frankie Doris
  3. Money on My Mind
  4. Don't Let the Devil Ride
  5. Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning
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  1. Giddyup
  2. Frankie Doris
  3. Money on My Mind
  4. Don't Let the Devil Ride
  5. Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning
  6. Capitaine
  7. Santoro
  8. Fire on the Radio
  9. Fire
  10. BB
  11. Downhome Prelude
  12. Downhome Sophisticate
  13. Sista Rose
  14. Black Maria
  15. Chinook
  16. Money Eye
  17. Where the Yellow Cross the Dog
  18. F'shizza
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Few artists reflect the breadth of black music as vividly as Corey Harris, who performs at the peak of his strength throughout Downhome Sophisticate. The overall feel is rural, with plenty of slide guitar slithering over raw, live rhythms. The hooks have a timeless feel, as on "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning," with its rootsy gospel vocal motif and an implied handclap beat over a "My Sharona" hook. But Harris nods as well toward acoustic folk-blues, softened and broadened on the solo track "Capitaine" by an almost John ...

Downhome Sophisticate 2002, Rounder

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