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Praise & Blame

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Tom Jones (Musician) | IT'S NOT UNUSUAL Tom Jones

Praise & Blame

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tom Jones (Musician)
genre:
Blues

We gave it a B+

People scoffed when Tom Jones showed up in Martin Scorsese’s PBS documentary series The Blues alongside the likes of Eric ?Clapton. But Mr. ”What’s New, Pussycat?” has an unmistakable flair for black vernacular music. On Praise & Blame, the singer revels in gutbucket and gospel, delivering 12 emotionally charged sermon-songs with raw-throated abandon. Who knows? He might yet get some respect from blooze purists. B+

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