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Nothin' But the Truth
Sleepy Labeef
Nothin' But the Truth
Genres: Country, Blues, Rock
 
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Sleepy LaBeef has made many hard rockin' studio records over the years, but rarely have they come close to the volcanic energy that he can summon up before an audience. Here, at long last, is a set of transcendental perfor...  more »

      
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All Artists: Sleepy Labeef
Title: Nothin' But the Truth
Members Wishing: 4
Total Copies: 0
Label: Rounder
Release Date: 7/13/2009
Album Type: Live
Genres: Country, Blues, Rock
Styles: Classic Country, Oldies & Retro
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 011661307223, 011661307216, 011661307247

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Sleepy LaBeef has made many hard rockin' studio records over the years, but rarely have they come close to the volcanic energy that he can summon up before an audience. Here, at long last, is a set of transcendental performances captured live at Boston's Harper's Ferry Club. Sleepy storms through a generous set of rockabilly, blues, rock and country songs, all delivered with gospel fervor.

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CD Reviews

As good as live roots music gets
Andrew Adler | 06/27/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is the best live Sleepy you are going to get next to seeing him in person. If you're a fan of roots music, or alternative country ( what ever that means ) you need this album. You also need any other Sleepy LaBeef records you can get your hands on. You can't put a label on his brand of music. If you like a gumbo of blues, rockabilly, hillbilly, alt.country, etc., then this human jukebox is a must for you. I started out as a pure blues fan 25 years ago and Sleepy Labeef is one of the artists that opened my eyes to all styles of American roots music. To me this is essential music."
Great performance. Miserable sound.
Andrew Adler | 08/23/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Sleepy's choice of songs and performance is worthy of most of his live performances. He is energetic, singing with abandon at times. However, this otherwise fine album is mired by extremely poor accoustics. I had seen many bands at this bar (Harper's Ferry) and none of them sounded their best. I am not a musician but I believe there was too much echo in the room, possibly the result of brick walls etc. Too bad this album was not recored in a more appropriate setting."