A New Year and a New Series - Burnt Offerings.
From around 2006 to 2008 I put a number of tracks I had downloaded from various blogs onto CD - 32 CD's worth in fact.
The idea is that I will subject you to two or three songs each week preferably where possible from artists who have not featured here before.
Before we start I have to admit it is quite Americana heavy particularly on the early ones although it gets a bit more varied later on..
Let's s kick off then with Volume 1 and Edith Frost from San Antonio with Emergency the first track on her 2005 album It's a Game on Drag City. She describes her music as pensive countrified psychedelia and who am I to disagree.
Edith Frost - Emergency
Greg Trooper is one of those artists who seems to have been about forever but one who unfortunately has never had a breakthrough record.
Here is a brief potted history from the Glasgow Herald Thankfully he appears to be recovering from a cancer scare which makes this song all the more pertinent.
Greg Trooper - Lucky That Way
We finish off with Amy Allison who is the daughter of Jazz legend Mose Allison who sadly passed away recently.
Her genre is country and she has a somewhat unusual nasal tone voice which divides opinions.
Me, I quite like it but in small doses.I suspect that its placement as the last track on BO 1 was no accident.
Baby You're the One is from her 2003 album No Frills Friend.
Amy Allison - Baby You're The One
Volume two next week
George has a copy of all these so he gets Wednesdays off!