Jimmy "Duck" Holmes - Cypress Grove


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Total download size: 513 MB Total play length: 38:55
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New studio album produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys!

Featuring "Catfish Blues" and "Train Train"

From the uncanny Mississippi bluesman, with guest performances by Dan Auerbach and Marcus King

Seventy-two-year-old bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes' new album, the Dan Auerbach produced Cypress Grove, captures the raw, explosive sound of real Mississippi juke-joint blues today. Cypress Grove is an aural postcard of a typical Saturday night at Holmes' Blue Front Café, America's longest operating juke joint. The album is anchored by tradition — which is natural, since Holmes is the last of the original torchbearers of the rural style known as Bentonia blues — but it's also explosive, raw, and unpredictably in the moment.

Featuring an all-star cast of players including Auerbach, Marcus King, Eric Deaton and Sam Bacco, as well as Holmes' repertoire of songs spanning nearly a century, the adventurous 11-song set is an untamed bridge between the present and the classic sounds of the Delta. Recorded at Auerbach's Easy Eye Sound Studio in Nashville.

Hard Times
Cypress Grove
Catfish Blues
Goin' Away Baby
Rock Me
Little Red Rooster
Devil Got My Woman
All Night Long
Gonna Get Old Someday
Train Train
Two Women

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