Angels Watching Over Me - Danny Kroha* - Angels Watching Over Me


2015
Label: Third Man Records - TMR-290 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
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With these bands and many others, Kroha built a reputation for his visceral approach to songwriting and performance, his unique voice and guitar style being the calling card for everything he touched. Angels Watching Over Me is the first full-length album Kroha issued under his given name, though it's hardly a debut for this seasoned performer. Over the course of the album's 16 songs, Kroha turns his muse toward folk, blues, and gospel tunes mostly plucked from the public domain, delivering these more traditional songs with all the raw grit that defines his more rock-leaning work.

The rootsy feel of the album is enforced by traditional instrumentation washtub bass, mouth harp, dulcimer, banjo, and a one-stringed guitar-esque instrument known as a "diddly-bow" and Angels Watching Over Me - Danny Kroha* - Angels Watching Over Me recording means, most of the album captured live to a single microphone during energetic sessions held in an empty house.

Rather than striving for some artifically manufactured Angels Watching Over Me - Danny Kroha* - Angels Watching Over Me dustiness, however, the songs here find Kroha simply laying it down with a time-honored holler and a well-seasoned howl.

Kroha 's sole original composition on the album comes in the form of "Run Little Children," a bustling blues rant that channels the greatness of Son House and some Original Sin - INXS - Greatest Video Hits (1980-1990) (Laserdisc) the same sinister electricity as Howlin' Wolf.

It's a captivating and enjoyable listen and further cements Kroha as one of the more important talents of his time. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy.

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Dan Kroha. Rowdy Blues. Holy Ghost Don't Leave Me. Take Me Back. John Henry. Walking Boss. Run Little Children. The Road Is Rough and Rocky. Cannonball Blues. You Got to Move. Before This Time Another Year. Jack O'Diamonds. Pretty Little Pink. Lonesome Valley. Angels Watching Over Me Traditional. Rowdy Blues Traditional. Take Me Back Traditional. John Henry Traditional. Walking Boss Traditional. Run Little Children Dan Kroha. Cannonball Blues Traditional. You Got to Move Traditional.

Gloryland Traditional. Jack O'Diamonds Traditional. Pretty Little Pink Traditional. Lonesome Valley Traditional.


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