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This Is Rose Maddox
Rose Maddox
This Is Rose Maddox
Genres: Country, Blues, Folk, Pop
 
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All Artists: Rose Maddox
Title: This Is Rose Maddox
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Arhoolie Records
Original Release Date: 1/1/2007
Re-Release Date: 6/26/2007
Genres: Country, Blues, Folk, Pop
Styles: Bluegrass, Roadhouse Country, Classic Country, Western Swing, Traditional Blues, Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 096297906224, 096297502440
 

CD Reviews

Great comeback album...!
Joe Sixpack -- Slipcue.com | ...in Middle America | 08/01/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"In the early 1980s Rose Maddox, a founding member of the West Coast country scene, an artist who in the 'Forties had pioneered the rollicking riotousness of rockabilly and helped define the bouncy, buoyant sound of California country, was still plugging away and playing local gigs up and down the state... After many years away from the studio she teamed up with the highly regarded Vern Williams bluegrass band for a couple of records that put her back on the map. This first album, a mostly-secular set packed with golden oldies such as "Dark As A Dungeon," "Ashes Of Love," "Silver Threads And Golden Needles" and "Single Girl," is a real doozy. The picking is fine but it's the authority and conviction with which Maddox sings that really makes this set hum. She is a masterful stylist, bringing each song to life so that listeners are completely drawn it. She had a great set of pipes, too -- a powerful performer in her fifth decade of country musicmaking. For some bluegrass fans -- and folks who dig her crazy-sounding older stuff -- this may be a bit low-key, but others will be entranced. Definitely worth checking out. (DJ Joe Sixpack)"