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Cruisin' Deuces

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Cruisin' Deuces

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Danny Gatton
genre:
Rock, Blues

We gave it a B

Guitar gods are usually so busy trying to diddle their digits that they forget to make coherent music. Not so with acoustic virtuoso Adrian Legg. Combining dazzling finger-picking technique with witty melodizing, this gnomish Englishman plays with understated flash. Danny Gatton, on the other hand, is all-American on Cruisin’ Deuces, letting his stunning electric-guitar chops loose on a barroom collection of R&B, rockabilly, and blues. If Legg’s fretwork is a classy wine and cheese feast, Gatton’s is a Jack Daniel’s with a Moon Pie. Save both recipes. Cruisin’: B