Not Like Your Blues
The Hawk started playing urban and traditional blues back in the mid-60's. Working the dives and the roadhouses until a creative hiatus in the 70's. Now he's back with the real deal, worked over with a truly unique style that gives back to the music all that was formed earlier in his career. This is an all-electric and eclectic hand that reaches down to the blues basics, peppered with guitar solos that can soothe or scorch. New blues, unique and original, yet linked to the classical urban/electric/rock blues methodology. Jack is back and the blues are alive and well, because when the blues work right, you'll feel better, and this music definitely fills that bill. 'Hammer the Blues' is a case in point. Enjoy this new offering, done Jack Hawkins style. - Matthew Crosby.