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Mississippi Kid
Byther Smith
Mississippi Kid
Genres: Blues, Pop
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All Artists: Byther Smith
Title: Mississippi Kid
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Delmark
Original Release Date: 6/10/1996
Re-Release Date: 6/4/1996
Genres: Blues, Pop
Styles: Chicago Blues, Electric Blues, Modern Blues
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 038153069124

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Typical low-down Byther (that's good!)
Tim Weber | Iowa | 04/24/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Nobody does low-down, deep blues like Byther Smith. At times his guitar playing invites B.B. King comparisons, but Byther is lonelier, edgier, tougher and more personal. Byther's blues cut. "President's Daughter," "Blues on the Moon," "Give Me My White Robe," (harrowing, that; who else packs such a wallop singing about getting ready to die?), "Runnin' to New Orleans" and "Monticello Lonely" are standouts. Two or three cuts are weak, but that's a minor quibble on a very fine Chicago/Mississippi/Delta electric blues record."