Wicked Grin - John Hammond, Jr.
Track Listing
  1. 2:19
  2. Heartattack and Vine
  3. Clap Hands
  4. 'Til the Money Runs Out
  5. 16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought Six
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  1. 2:19
  2. Heartattack and Vine
  3. Clap Hands
  4. 'Til the Money Runs Out
  5. 16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought Six
  6. Buzz Fledderjohn
  7. Get Behind the Mule
  8. Shore Leave
  9. Fannin Street
  10. Jockey Full of Bourbon
  11. Big Black Mariah
  12. Murder in the Red Barn
  13. I Know I've Been Changed
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After 35 years into a career that spans 35 albums recorded for seven labels, you'd think John Hammond might get a little complacent. Thankfully the opposite is true, as 2001's Wicked Grin is the artist's most daring musical departure and arguably greatest achievement to date. Mining the rich Tom Waits catalog for 12 of its 13 tracks (the closing is a traditional gospel tune) and bringing Waits himself along as producer has resulted in a stunning collection that stands as one of the best in Hammond's bulging catalog. Never a ...

Wicked Grin 2001, Virgin

UPC: 724385076428

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