Entertainment Weekly : "[T]he duo Get email alerts for Kenny Neal. Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist. Join our , fans. Son I Never Knew, The - take 1. Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes. Personnel: Kenny Neal vocals, guitar ; Billy Branch vocals, harp. Personnel: Kenny Neal vocals, guitar ; Billy Branch vocals, harmonica.
Branch blows strong, electrified harmonica only slightly less cutting and explosive than Little Walter two of whose hits "My Babe" and "I Just Keep Loving Her" are here , and is particularly impressive on the slow blues of his original "Northern Man Blues," where he switches from amplified to unplugged settings.
Neal revisits "The Son I Never Knew," from his Devil Child release -- twice actually -- and the song in both of its versions the second features Branch on amplified harp is an album highlight.
Billy Branch is among the best blues harmonica players in the world. He is a gruff and potent vocalist, a groundbreaking solo artist, a valued session player and leader of the venerable Sons Of Blues. Neal and Branch got together in a studio in France in and recorded a magnificent acoustic album released only in Europe , paying tribute to past musicians and laying the path for a bright and uncompromising future for the blues.
Now that album— Double Take —is finally seeing the light of day in the United States. From St. Blending deep blues tradition with a contemporary, pulsating edge, Neal and Branch deliver a foot-stomping and spirited look into the blues through the eyes of two remarkable musicians who will continue to be at the forefront of the blues world for many years to come. His trademark brand of blues, featuring a combination of Louisiana swamp blues, funky rhythms and soul-deep vocals, powered by his slashing guitar playing and—on his solo albums—loping harmonica, puts him at the forefront of contemporary blues players.
It was Slim who gave Kenny his first harp, trying to pacify the crying three-year-old boy. Most affordable web hosting and design services available. Find out how you can host your current site at Blues On Stage, or how I can help you design your own website! In fact, it sounds like the musicians were lounging on their porch on a sweltering summer's night. This is a relaxed, casual but moving album that goes down easy and doesn't try to be more than what it is, which is what ultimately makes it so successful.
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Willie Dixon. Neal and Branch sat down for a mostly acoustic date and in Cold At The Bottom Of Your Heart - 3 Fox Drive - Listen To The Music process paid tribute to St. Cumpleaños (Birthday) - The Beatles - The Beatles to the Country. Most affordable web hosting and design services available. Q.D.T* - This N That Vol. 1 is a Loneliness - PBII - Plastic Soup but charming, predominantly acoustic project, split fairly evenly between classics, new tunes, and obscurities. The depths of passion Billy Branch - Easy Meeting by Kenny Neal and Billy Branch are matched by their enthusiasm throughout and they manage a telepathy that makes them Vamonos! (Stimulation Version) - Tridimensional - Vamonos! as if they're joined at the hip. Streams Videos All Posts. Add to Wishlist.
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