Lonnie Brooks has been laying down his electrifying brand of blues for more than three decades, yet shows no signs of slowing down. His latest release, a "live" set from Chicago, is a fast-paced, hard-charging 45 minutes.
Mixing his rough vocals and his fluorescent guitar sound to a fever pitch, Brooks shows himself as a master blues artist. Tunes like "Got Me By the Tail," "One More Shot" and "Born With the Blues" exhibit his tasteful blending of musical excellence with unabashed showmanship.
Whether he's trading fours with rhythm guitarist Osee Anderson, exhorting keyboardist Tom Giblin to greater heights, or getting the audience to participate, Brooks gives his all here.
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