Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Little known interpreter of the masters
Rick Nunley | RICHLAND HILLS, TX USA | 03/02/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Leroy Pierson is a great blues fan. He is a scholar and collector, as well as a promoter,producer and player. Two of the tunes on "Rusty Nail" were written by Pierson's mentor Mississippi Fred McDowell (who thought so much of Pierson he willed his guitar to him). Pierson's interpretation of "Write Me A Few Lines" is in itself worth the price of this CD. The guitar work is outstanding, subtle at first but by the end of the track you find yourself dancing and shouting. The whole CD is good;salty renditions of old classics such as "Catfish","Roll and Tumble" and "Highway 61". Since the release of this CD (1988)Leroy has spent considerable time promoting his other love, Reggae. Pierson is an elusive though influential blues figure.Buy this CD and play it for a friend. Maybe someday Leroy will get the recognition he deserves."