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Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2

"Righteous stuff"
Joel McIver, Classic Rock's The Blues magazine

"Played a sublime set...certainly revved the crowd up"
Russell Hill, Maverick Magazine

"One rock-solid tune after another... strongly recommended"
Marty Gunther, Blues Blast Magazine

"Impressive guitar"
Trevor Hodgett, R2 Magazine

"This is sunshine music"

"Made In Mississippi is a belter of an album. Mark Cole and Rick Edwards, do not just "play" the Blues, they "feel" it too. This gives them the edge over many of their contemporaries.....they could easily find themselves being lauded as Britain's Jelly Roll Kings."
Gordon Baxter Blues in Britain magazine

"Raw, righteous,..the real Delta deal."
Leslie Fleury (Radio DJ, Blues Odyssey on KSER)

"You guys are the real deal!"
Will Dawson (sound engineer at Delta Recording Studio, Clarksdale, Mississippi)

"I really liked those Elmore James numbers - you got 'that tone' just right"
Kent DuChaine

"You guys have really got a good little unit there... I thought that was pretty darn good - you don't have to take a back seat to anybody"
Sonny 'Sunshine' Payne (legendary presenter of King Biscuit Time on Radio KFFA, Helena, Arkansas)

"They give you the spirit and essence that is required and deliver with belief...their playing is indeed atmospheric and complimentary and will get you tapping your feet at the appropriate times...more please guys!"
Blues Matters Magazine

"They are exceptional"
John Roberts (Bullfrog Blues Club promoter)

They started with that good old country number "Man of Constant Sorrow" with Mark on harmonica and vocal and Rick on guitar. Then on "I Want You to Stay", a number with a riff akin to "Help Me", there was a strong harp intro accompanied by Tele style guitar and a fine and spirited harp solo. "Does My Ring Burn Your Finger" featured two guitars, one of which played bottleneck style, then followed the John Lee Hooker classic "Boogie Chillun" with evocative work from the two guitars and the stomp box. Next came a stirring rendition, on guitar and mandolin, of Steve Earle's "I Ain't Ever Satisfied", followed by the equally rumbustious "Mystery Train" with an excellent train impression on harmonica and guitar. Raw rootsy blues followed on Slim Harpo's "King Bee", with strident harp and rhythmic guitar. After Leroy Carr's "I Asked Her For Water" the set finished with "13 Question Method" by Chuck Berry.

The second set had even more variety, starting with Fat Possum artists T Model Ford's "Take a Ride With Me", a hypnotic, trance like number that this duo excel at. They followed up with the 'Hookeresque' "Nobody Wants to Talk to Poor Me" and then Fred McDowell's "Write Me a Few of Your Lines", a fine rendition on harmonica and guitar. More fine work followed including the energetic "The Ladies", the vibrant "It Hurts Me Too", the insistent "Hard Core Troubadour" and the thumping "Dust My Broom". The evening finished with a high-octane version of the Gospell number "People Get Ready". This was a highly entertaining a relaxed session of music from two raconteurs of the genre who are past masters of their craft. Their reputation for their brand of acoustic blues is well merited, and on this performance they will win friends wherever they play. They are well worth a look at if they are in your area.

Bill Smith

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