Trudy Lynn - Royal Oaks Blues Cafe (2014)
Blues, Texas Blues | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:48:30 | 111 MB
Label: Connor Ray Music | Release Year: 2014
Several years ago a friend gave Lynn a collection of songs by women blues singers from the 1920s, '30s and '40s. "That's where I've been the past few years," Lynn says. "I started listening to what they were singing, and it's like they knew my life before I even came here. "Like my mother says, 'There's nothing new. It's just new to you.' That's where this baby started." This baby is "Royal Oaks Blues Cafe," the defining recording of Lynn's career thus far. The Houston native has been performing for more than 50 years, but never before has the dynamic range of her voice been so sympathetically captured and brilliantly projected on record. She purrs, growls, whispers and blues the blues, with exquisite backing, particularly by collaborators Steve Krase on harmonica and John Del Toro Richardson on guitar.