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November 28, 2012

Torn and Frayed Part 7

The weather is getting mighty chilly here in Chicago. You'd think uptempo classic rockers would keep at bay the winter blues. But on colder days, the warmth of pedal steel, a delicate harmonica line and a hook-laden beat with a lazy shuffle ... that warms the bones. Texan cowboy B.W. Stevenson died in 1988 at the age of 38, with a VERY well-known hit under his belt, but much, much more that went under-appreciated. Up on deck today are two delicious slices of B.W's countrified Americana. 

Off the self-titled LP from 1972: 

And two years later, the hit that reached the world but sadly missed the country charts:

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Chicago, IL 60622
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