By Alanna Nash
Updated October 23, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Advanced Medication for the Blues

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Six years after his last album, roots rocker Keith Sykes (an early influence on Rodney Crowell, a writer for Jimmy Buffett, and a leader of the Memphis singer-songwriter tradition) returns with a barn burner in Advanced Medication for the Blues. From the wrist-slashing blues of ”One Up One Down” to ”Better Than a Husband” (the most naked plea for sex since the ’60s), Sykes writes like a maniac unleashed. B+

Advanced Medication for the Blues

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  • Music

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