Dirk Powell knows a thing or two about Appalachian mountain music, as well as Cajun and Creole music. But what he understands best is the legacy of having that music handed down to him personally by his grandfather. He also expounds on the glories of southern cuisine, in this case, gas station food. Kudos to Arkansas...
LOUISIANA HAS BEEN TURNING OUT SOME FINE RECORDS THIS YEAR, AND CARY MORIN'S DOCKSIDE SAINTS RECORD IS ONE OF 'EM. RECORDED AT THE SAME STUDIO AS SONNY LANDRETH'S ALBUM FROM EARLIER IN 2020, AND WITH THE SAME PRODUCER, MORIN HAS DELIVERED A FULL BAND ALBUM THAT EXPANDS HIS MUSICAL VISION. IT'S A GREAT RECORD AND A LOT OF FUN. MORIN, A MEMBER OF THE CROW NATION BLENDS HIS NATIVE AMERICANA BLUES STYLE WITH A LITTLE CAJUN AND CREOLE SPICE TO SERVE UP A WONDERFUL BATCH OF TASTY GROOVES...
J.M. McSpadden III is a writer and a roots music enthusiast who believes that every life needs to find its own soundtrack, and every road trip is an opportunity to full tilt boogie. Let's face it, people, a car ain't nothin' but a stereo on wheels.