Pokey LaFarge - Something In The Water


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Total download size: 458MB Total play length: 40:44

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Produced by Jimmy Sutton (best known for his work with JD McPherson), Something in the Water marks a new landmark in Pokey’s career. The dozen-song set features a diverse cast of talented players, including Pokey’s own longstanding touring combo as well as members of such notable outfits as NRBQ, the Fat Babies, the Modern Sounds, and the Western Elstons. Something in the Water finds Pokey expanding and deepening his musical reach on such new originals as the wry, rollicking title track, the swaggering ragtime workout “Wanna Be Your Man,” the infectiously jazzy “Underground,” the evocative crooner “Cairo, Illinois,” the exotic ballad “Barcelona” and the swinging album-closer “Knocking the Dust off the Rust Belt Tonight,” whose witty lyrics underline the album’s proudly Midwestern sensibility.

“The Midwest is at the heart of this record. The people playing on these songs are from Wisconsin and Illinois and Chicago and St. Louis, and there’s a certain attitude that comes across in the songs and the way that they’re performed. I’m born and raised in the Midwest, and my family’s been here for generations. This is where I’m from and how I think, and that’s reflected in the music I make.” — Pokey LaFarge



1. Something In The Water
2. Wanna Be Your Man
3. Underground
4. When Did You Leave Heaven
5. Cairo, Illinois
6. Actin' A Fool
7. All Night Long
8. Goodbye, Barcelona
9. Far Away
10. The Spark
11. Bad Girl
12. Knockin' The Dust Off The Rust Belt Tonight

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