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Mighty Mo Rodgers: Blues Is My Wailin' Wall

Read "Blues Is My Wailin' Wall" reviewed by Ed Kopp

Mighty Mo Rodgers has a rough but limber singing voice that commands attention. His metaphorical lyrics reveal a strong passion for history and social issues. Unfortunately, the instrumentation on this major-label debut isn't nearly as intriguing as the vocals.Rodgers is a singer-keyboardist who made his mark in the '60s playing with Brenton Wood, T-Bone Walker, Bobby “Blue" Bland and Albert Collins. On Wailin' Wall, the 55-year-old Los Angeles native favors a minimalist drum-centered sound that's as much R&B ...