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Chris Thomas King - Chris Thomas King


APO Records



Product No.:
AAPO 032
UPC: 753088003219
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D2D Vinyl Record

Note: 200 Gram

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Analogue Productions Originals 2013 Direct-to-Disc Sessions

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Cutting engineer — Kevin Gray

" was a delight to document my current New Orleans acoustic folk performance through the purest recording process known today. No retakes, no overdubs, no plugins and LOL — no gated microphones. Only my J-45 Gibson guitar, vocal, and the ethereal reverb from hallowed church walls is etched into the 200-gram vinyl disc." — Chris Thomas King, on his direct-to-disc recording for APO Records/Acoustic Sounds at Blue Heaven Studios. Read more.

Hip hop artist, movie star, bluesman — Chris Thomas King has scaled the musical range in his career. Hailed as "King of 21st Century Blues," the title works. With a Grammy on his shelf, he has been perfecting performing blues since he was a young boy. His dad, the too-little-known Tabby Thomas, played and ran his Blues Box in Baton Rouge, His son soaked it all up and kept mastering new things. Chris' big-screen credits include "O Brother, Where Art Thou" and "Ray"; here you'll find him cradling a big-bodied Gibson acoustic guitar and singing such tunes as "Soon This Mornin' Blues," and "John Law Burned Down The Liquor Sto.'" Plus a nod to "O Brother" with "Big Rock Candy Mountain" and "Down To The River To Pray / Man Of Constant Sorrow."

Side 1
1. John Law Burned Down The Liquor Sto’
2. Come On In My Kitchen
3. Down To The River To Pray/ Man Of Constant Sorrow

Side 2
4. Soon This Mornin’ Blues
5. Big Rock Candy Mountain
6. Sketches Of Treme

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