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I'm Every Woman
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performed by Rory Block, 1949- (Rounder Records, 2002), 50 mins
After listening to the opening track of I'm Every Woman, one might be inclined to expect 45 minutes of acoustic blues to follow. "Guitar Ditty" features no more than a girl and her guitar with a great big sound. It's quite surprising, then, when Rory Block cuts loose on the title cut, a pastiche of slide guitar, d...
performed by Rory Block, 1949- (Rounder Records, 2002), 50 mins
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Tornado
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performed by Rory Block, 1949- (Rounder Records, 1996), 46 mins
After establishing her blues credentials with the traditional "Mississippi Bottom Blues," Rory Block turns to a set of original folk-rock songs on which she is joined by a band and such guests as David Lindley (who plays a guitar solo on "Pictures of You") and Mary Chapin Carpenter (who sings harmony on "You Didn'...
performed by Rory Block, 1949- (Rounder Records, 1996), 46 mins
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Angel Of Mercy
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performed by Rory Block, 1949- (Rounder Records, 1994), 43 mins
Block moves completely away from the blues form on this release, doing original pieces that evoke the familiar themes of alienation, anguish and romantic conflicts, but in a production climate geared more toward folk and singer/songwriter arrangements than 12-bar settings. She still plays excellent guitar solos an...
performed by Rory Block, 1949- (Rounder Records, 1994), 43 mins
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House Of Hearts
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performed by Rory Block, 1949- (Rounder Records, 1987), 39 mins
A somber, morose mood permeated this album dedicated to Block's son, guitarist Thiele David Biehusen, who died in a car crash at age 20 and whose voice can be heard on the answering machine in the lengthy final cut "House of Hearts." There are also other equally gripping tunes, like "Farewell Young Man," "Heavenly...
performed by Rory Block, 1949- (Rounder Records, 1987), 39 mins
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