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Joe Ely Live at Liberty Lunch

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Joe Ely Live at Liberty Lunch

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Joe Ely
Producers:
MCA

We gave it a C

Imagine the vocal equivalent of a clenched fist. Joe Ely has always been too intense for the country-rock audience who might otherwise enjoy his clear, catchy melodies. Joe Ely Live at Liberty Lunch finds him more relaxed, but also repetitive and too prone to aimless mid-song guitar riffing. And you know something? He’s really not a very good singer. C

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