Alex V. Cook - Author, Journalist, Critic, Teacher
Thursday, October 18, 2007
The Record Crate: The Roots of Things
The next night, I was met with the glorious noise of guitars arcing out into the night sky above Teddy's Juke Joint. Mem Shannon had jumped in on the tail end of Lil Dave Thompson's set, and the two guitar sharpshooters took turns putting their crosshairs on the blues. I really love Lil Dave's playing, a hyperkinetic barrage of melody that still follows the river of the song and having Mem Shannon alongside only made it better. Read more...