Music review: Alvin Youngblood Hart



SO RETRO that he even mentions the good old days of MySpace, the 54-year-old, Grammy-winning American blues singer and guitarist Alvin Youngblood Hart has a very contemporary rags to riches tale, of the sort which every good blues player needs. It begins with his years employed by the US Coastguard (although Hart’s own life story actually began in Oakland, California, in 1963), then moves on to his brother’s cattle ranch in Mississippi, where he learned a cattle call which he demonstrated to his audience here.
Stramash, Edinburgh ***
The final link in the tale brings together his ranch-hand... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 42
Source: Scotsman
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