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'The Story of Sonny Boy Slim' by Gary Clark Jr.: EW review

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Frank Maddocks

The Story of Sonny Boy Slim

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
release date:
09/11/15
performer:
Gary Clark Jr.
music label:
11442
genre:
Alternative Rock

We gave it an A-

Texas blues-guitar whiz Clark’s second album is less flashy than his debut, but in pulling back on the guitar heroics, he galvanizes his genre-jumping, too: Dig the effortless transition from rootsy R&B (“Our Love”) to acoustic Sunday-school rave-up (“Church”). A–