"Not trying to get caught up in any particular kind of style, I was just trying to put some really good songs together."
"'Head Held High' is a song I wrote that is close to literally true," Margolin shared.
Here, the King of Slydeco's work stretches and twists across 93 minutes of full-band acoustic, and electric bottleneck lightning.
More than 40 years since he embarked on his singer-songwriter career, Cockburn continues pushing himself to create—and winning accolades in the process.
“I wanted to do a traditional blues album — all the stuff I used to play when I was younger." - Alex Dixon
What we really liked about this album is the fact that Dykes pays tribute without ripping off the originals or reproducing them note-for-note. (And why should he?) The album is lively, raw, and definitely has that Texas garage jam feel, and tone. The players do a fine job of keeping you right on the edge of explosion, without betraying the raw elegance of the music. This is an exceptional album!