Righteousness and Humidity ()

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Righteousness and Humidity - Martin Simpson
Track Listing
  1. John Hardy
  2. Horn Island
  3. I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes
  4. Easy Money
  5. Payday
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  1. John Hardy
  2. Horn Island
  3. I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes
  4. Easy Money
  5. Payday
  6. The World Is a Trouble and a Trial
  7. Ghost in the Pines
  8. The Coo Coo Bird
  9. Love Never Dies
  10. Some Dark Holler
  11. Rico
  12. Georgie
  13. Wild Bill Jones
  14. The Devil's Partiality
  15. Rollin' and Tumblin'
  16. The Last Shot Got Him
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Martin Simpson might have made his reputation as a folk guitarist, but blues has been a part of him since he was young, and he plays it -- as he plays everything -- with both incredible technique and driving passion. And while his roots might be far from the Mississippi Delta, his heart is right there. To be fair, he can't hold a candle to the masters as a singer, but when he starts picking, everything else can go out of the window: Listen to the ragtime of "Easy Money," for example, or his slide work on "I Can't Keep From ...

Righteousness and Humidity 2003, Red House Records

UPC: 033651016922

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