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JJ Grey & Mofro: Country Ghetto

Read "Country Ghetto" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

It's rather promising for a band's debut to remind you of the Faces on the fast numbers and of Otis Redding on the slow ones, but these legends provide solid points of reference for JJ Grey & Mofro's Country Ghetto.

Country Ghetto is swampy, funky, bluesy, and above all genuine, straight from JJ Grey's ...

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JJ Grey & Mofro: Country Ghetto

Read "Country Ghetto" reviewed by Doug Collette

Like all musical genres, the blues has its own particular set of conventions. Yet the seemingly infinite variations on the shuffle tempo and the AABA lyric format derive from the unique personalities involved. Such is the case with JJ Grey & Mofro's new album. Country Ghetto feels like everything that is the blues while mostly sounding ...