Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Not as strong as Fast Fingers but still holds it's own
A. Woodley | 04/05/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)
"This album is not as strong as Jimmy Dawkins first album Fast Fingers. None-the-less though this is still a pretty good album. Not every song on Blisterstring is a power house but that dirty muzzled guitar sound is still strong on every track. If this is the first Jimmy Dawkins album your looking to buy do yourself a favor and buy Fast Fingers first (it's a better album and cheaper). If your looking for your next step after Fast Fingers pick up this album because even though it was not the next one Dawkins recorded it is the next one where his presence is strongly felt (this is due to the fact that he only sings on a few of the songs on his 2nd album)."
More Great Blues Guitar From Jimmy Dawkins
Terence Allen | Atlanta, GA USA | 06/04/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Jimmy Dawkins produced another great blues record with "Blisterstring." And while this record does not have the furious treble playing that "Fast Fingers" has, it is still a great record.
His version of "Chitlins Con Carne" and other cuts such as "Welfare Line," "She Got The Blues Too," and "Feel So Bad" are enjoyable, and reminds you of how many great blues artists there are that don't have the fame or recognition that they deserve.
Jimmy Dawkins definitely deserves that kind of celebrity, and he shows you why on "Blisterstring.""
Terence Allen | 06/09/1998
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Jimmy Dawkins amps as much artistic range and raw emotion through his guitar as any bluesman ever has. "Chitlins Con Carne" is a perfect electric blues cut -- if one has ever been recorded -- oozing metalic energy. This track alone makes the album a worthwhile investment for the electric blues enthusiast."