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Album Review: 'Ramblin' Mind'

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Ramblin' Mind

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Big Bill Morganfield
genre:
Blues

We gave it a B

Formulaic as it can be, Chicago blues is a powerful force in the right hands, which, in this case, belong to the son of Muddy Waters. Besides the pedigree, patience is a virtue for the fortysomething Bill, who released his debut only two years ago. It also comes in handy on the slow-burner ”Highway 69,” one of several songs on which Morganfield sounds eerily like his late daddy. The comparisons are inevitable, but the big man is up to the challenge. B

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