After “This Beautiful Mess” which was a true R&B/Country tour de force, Michael Jerome Browne has followed up with a return to his blues roots with “The Road Is Dark” The new album features Michael on National guitar, 12 string guitar, banjo and fiddle. and this array of acoustic instruments creates the perfect backing for a number of great new songs from Michael and partner B. Markus. Along with the original songs are a number of compelling classics like Rev. Gary Davis’ “Death Don’t have No Mercy” played as only someone this steeped in the tradition can. “The Road Is Dark“ is sure to be considered one of the best blues albums of the year and for some time to come.
Michael Jerome Browne – The Road Is Dark
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