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ROAD KILL ROCK…Randy Lee Riviere: Blues Sky

By George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly.

Randy Lee Riviere sings and plays guitar with Kevin McKendree/g-key-voc, Kenneth Blevins/dr, David Santos/b and Ann, Regina & Freda McCrary/voc on a collection of originals taken from the pages of 70s rockers like Foghat and Lynyrd Skynrd. There’s a mix of rock and hip hop during “American Redoubt”, and a dash of Good Ol’ boys for “ Old Country’s Son” but for the most part you get a bluesy sweat on “Needles” and some heavy trudging during “You’re So Kind”. The riffs and solos sound like a night on the town walking through the bars on Broadway in Nashville. Strats are struttin’.

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