These two albums are real-deal-tear-it-up blues done the old fashioned way, with just a touch of 90's tongue-in-cheek wise-guy attitude thrown in (which makes them all the more authentic).  Super stripped down two pieces, guitar and voice with drums, recorded live and loud.   T-Model, at seventy five, especially rips out of the speakers with the 'Boogie Chitlen' riff kickin'.  Twenty Miles is Judah Bauer with brother Donovan giving Lightnin' Hopkins a whiskey jug of industrial mayhem.  Needle in the red, no multi-tracking, distorted guitar farm recordings-the soul of the south.  Like vintage John Lee Hooker, the bite equals the bark. (Fat Possum, PO Box 1923, Oxford, MS 38655) 

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