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Junior Kimbrough

Junior Kimbrough

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Junior Kimbrough & the Soul Blues Boys: All Night Long; R.L. Burnside & the Sound Machine: Bad Luck City (both Fat Possum)

Review by Robert Gordon, L.A. Weekly, 27 May 1993

BOTH THESE albums go to great lengths to take listeners to new places. Producer Robert Palmer fabricated a studio environment in the former sanctified church ...

Junior Kimbrough 1930-1998

Obituary by Geoffrey Himes, Rolling Stone, 5 March 1998

DAVID "JUNIOR" Kimbrough didn't release his first album until 1992, when he was 62, but when Fat Possum Records issued All Night Long, Rolling Stone ...

Blues Chaos Theory: Burnside and Kimbrough file absentee albums

Review by Ted Drozdowski, The Boston Phoenix, 21 September 1998

"OH SHIT, I can't see," said the great Mississippi hill-country bluesman R.L. Burnside as he stepped toward the microphone – just loud enough that it ...

North Mississippi Hill Country Blues

Overview by John Sinclair, Honest Tune, Spring 2005

WHEN YOU hear the word "blues" you're bound to think of Mississippi. The phrase "Mississippi blues" leads at once to thoughts of Clarksdale and Greenwood ...

African Connections

Comment by Don Snowden, Rock's Backpages, 16 February 2011

LISTENING TO Junior Kimbrough again recently brought it all back home—how much that guitar tone had nagged and nagged at me, so damn familiar you ...


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