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R.L. Burnside & The Sound Machine: Raw Electric: 1979-80

Read "Raw Electric: 1979-80" reviewed by Derek Taylor

In the intensely fickle proving ground of the music business probability of success routinely defies prognostication. This is particularly true in the realms of niche genres such as blues. A musician can struggle and toil for decades before lightning strikes thrusting him or her into the pale and often fleeting limelight that is public adulation. Bluesman R.L. Burnside is currently riding out his run near the head of pack, but it was a long and perambulating trek to the top. ...


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