Archive for the 'Tony Joe White' Category

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Tony Joe White turns 71 today – a good excuse as any to put on one of his many excellent platters. I recommend 1971’s self-titled Tony Joe White. Cut at Sounds of Memphis Studio and Ardent Recording Studio in Memphis for Warner Brothers, it’s thick, greasy, and sticky, a potent blend of country, R&B, and […]

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Tony Joe White’s The Train I’m On is one of those records that are just too damn good to be kept a secret. Keeping it oh so real and raw on what may be his finest moment, the LP is a sweet and languid roots rock triumph. Give me acoustic guitar and the bass drum, […]