Thursday, October 29, 2015

Pink Anderson-Carolina Blues Man, Volume 1 (1961)

Artist: Pink Anderson
Album: Carolina Blues Man Volume 1
Label: Prestige
Year: 1961

Pink Anderson's guitar playing and soulful vocals are beautifully collected in this collection. Though it seems he was an active performer for several decades, this represents one of his few official recording sessions. The songs here are intimate and heavily textured. Acoustic guitar is an instrument that is so simple, but can be produced and played so many different ways. On this batch of songs, Anderson sings like he's right in the room with you (without microphone), and strums a mean, full-sounding guitar. A great collection of songs.

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