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Review of Rhiannon Giddens’ Freedom Highway
Feb18

Review of Rhiannon Giddens’ Freedom Highway

Review of Rhiannon Giddens New album Freedom Highway New Album  Freedom Highway Out February 27 2017 By Rob Dickens Rhiannon Giddens, vocal linchpin for the authentic and engaging trio Carolina Chocolate Drops, set the bar high with her first solo release Tomorrow Is My Turn (2015).   Her follow-up Freedom Highway will be released on February 24 2017 (Nonesuch Records). Giddens is a Grammy Award winner (as a member of the Carolina...

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Another Day Another Time, Various Artists – A Review
Mar25

Another Day Another Time, Various Artists – A Review

Read our review of T Bone Burnett’s ‘Another Day Another Time’   This site is turning into a shrine to super producer T Bone Burnett. The last three new albums that I have come across – The Phosphorescent Blues by Punch Brothers, Rhiannon Gidden’s Tomorrow Is My Turn and the subject release of this article – have all been produced (in part or in full) by Burnette.  All three albums are out on...

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Rhiannon Giddens – Tomorrow Is My Turn – A Review
Mar18

Rhiannon Giddens – Tomorrow Is My Turn – A Review

Read our review of ‘Tomorrow Is My Turn’ by Rhiannon Giddens Listening to Tomorrow Is My Turn took me a little by surprise. I was expecting something along the lines of her previous work in the Grammy award-winning outfit Carolina Chocolate Drops, an old-time string band that provides an energetic take on traditional folk music.  Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and founding member of that outfit, Rhiannon...

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