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R.L. Burnside

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R. L. Burnside: Burnside On Burnside (Fat Possum)

Review by Andria Lisle, Living Blues, January 2002

IN THE LAST decade R.L. Burnside, the best-known purveyor of Mississippi hill country blues, has become almost an anti-hero of the blues scene. His label, ...

R. L. Burnside: Live in Detroit

Live Review by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, May 1998

"WELL, WELL, WELL..." ...

Various Artists: Blues albums

Review by Ben Edmonds, Rolling Stone, 24 May 2001

A BOUNTY OF classic blues albums has recently become available on CD, fortified with bonus tracks and unissued material. ...

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 ...

R.L. Burnside: A Ass Pocket Of Whiskey (Matador) **½

Review by Mark Kemp, Rolling Stone, 22 August 1996


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 ...

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 ...


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