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Love and Danger

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Love and Danger

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Joe Ely
genre:
Country

We gave it an A-

On Love and Danger, his first studio album in four years, Joe Ely, the godfather of cowpunk, opts for a harder rock sound than his usual accordion-and-pedal-steel-laced brand of personal music. His vocals, however, still sound like Jerry Lee Lewis sanded by a West Texas wind, and his choice of outside material (Robert Earl Keen, Dave Alvin) remains impeccably left field. A-

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