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Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers: True Stories

Read "True Stories" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Jim Thackery, when he was part of the Nighthawks, played the most devastating version of Sonny Boy Williamson’s (Rice Miller) "Nine Below Zero" I have ever heard. Thackery played fast and accurate, without a single wasted note, betraying long nights at the roadhouse. Journeyman is the perfect designation for Thackery: he spent the better part of ...

Sinner Street

Label: Blind Pig Records
Released: 2000
Track listing: Grab the Rafters; Bad News; Sinner Street; Lovin' My Money; Chained to the Blues Line; Detroit Iron; Hundreds into Ones; Never Enough; Million Dollar Bill; Havin' a Heart; Blues 'Fore Dawn

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Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers: Sinner Street

Read "Sinner Street" reviewed by Ed Kopp

Ask any blues guitarist to identify his or her favorite peers, and Jimmy Thackery's name will likely come up. The former Nighthawk is one of the most versatile and expressive electric axemen on the contemporary blues scene, and few players are more exciting in a live setting. Sinner Street is the slickest, most conventional ...


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