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Good Luck Man
Carey Bell
Good Luck Man
Genres: Blues, Pop
 
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All Artists: Carey Bell
Title: Good Luck Man
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Alligator Records
Release Date: 10/7/1997
Genres: Blues, Pop
Styles: Chicago Blues, Electric Blues, Modern Blues, Harmonica Blues
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 014551485421

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Another Killer Album From Bell
Alex | Colorado | 02/08/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The world needs more Carey Bells. With his fat tone, outstanding phrasing and great song selection, this man is truly worthy of legendary status among harmonica players, or blues men in general, for that matter. This man, and those like him, are the ones who will keep the blues harp tradition alive for years to come."Good Luck Man" is Bell's follow-up to the outstanding "Deep Down." With the same harp skill and strong sense of song selection, Bell turns out a record which equals, and in some ways surpasses, its predecesor. Bell opens with a great, funky rendition of Muddy Waters' "My Love Strikes Like Lightening" which sets the standard for the rest of the album. This disc is highly enjoyable throughout as Bell showcases some outstanding originals and fine covers. Throughout all 14 tracks, Carey gives us all the great blues we want, and then some.Carey Bell is clearly among the greatest living harpists (his only competition in my opinion being James Cotton and Sugar Blue). He has the fattest tone out there and excellent phrasing to boot. This record demonstrates those skills well, as Bell blows up a storm on all pieces. Particularly memorable are the instrumental "Bell Hop" and the elegant, low down "Hard Working Woman," the latter demonstrating Bell's unsurpassed skill on chromatic harp.Overall, this is an outstanding album. True, it feels a bit like a sequel to "Deep Down," but given the quality ofmusic on both records, I don't think there can be any just complaints. "Deep Down" may still be the essential first purchase from the Carey Bell catalog, but this one would definatly be the next stop on the list."
** This man has style **
chris | carson city, nevada | 05/26/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Carey Bell has a style all his own. If you liked "Deep Down" you'll like this. Not quite as "low down" but very expressive, solid blues with life that only Carey can express. If you're a harp fan then you'll love this CD. The old timers really know how to do it!"
Hard Riding Blues Harp Set
chris | 04/04/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a heal thumping blues set that you'll listen to over and over. If you like blues harp and good tunes this is certainly a cd to add to your collection."