Dirk Powell / Walking Through Clay
Album: Walking Through Clay   Collection:Review Shelf
Artist:Dirk Powell   Added:Feb 2014
Label:Sugar Hill Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2014-04-11 Pull Date: 2014-06-13 Charts: Country/Bluegrass
Week Ending: Jun 8 May 25 May 18 Apr 27
Airplays: 1 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jun 03, 2014: Gegencang Show
Abide With Me, Some Sweet Day, Rollin' Round This Town
3. May 16, 2014: The Songsmith Show
Rollin' Round This Town
2. May 20, 2014: That's Not Bluegrass
That Ain't Right
4. Apr 22, 2014: More Good Good
Rollin' Round This Town

Album Review
Reviewed 2014-04-05
Dirk Powell / Walking Through Clay / Sugar Hill Records. Modern, bluesy, pop bluegrass derivative of old-timey Appalachian folk music. Dirk Powell has a full band with him on this recording. This is not a collection of his fiddle or banjo pieces and is more modern than the music of the musicians listed under similar artists. Similar Artists: Riley Baugus, Tim O’brien, Benton Flippen, Bob Carlin. Matthew.

NO FCC VIOLATIONS. Notable tracks: 1, 4, 10, 11

1.(4:41) *Bluesy. Upbeat. “I been rolling round this town”
2.(3:56) Rock/country. Electric guitar solo. Medium pace.
3.(4:54) Backwoodsy country pop with some folk influence.
4.(4:23) **Great slow song with a brass section. A little NOLA vibe.
5.(4:23) More NOLA. Intro is a little rough.
6.(3:35) *Soulful fiddle. Electric guitars.
7.(4:45) Slow with open snares.
8.(4:41) *Slow and gentle.
9.(4:34) *Upbeat and festive.
10.(4:48) **Slow and pretty.
11.(5:27) **Slow and pretty. Piano, banjo, and fiddle.
12.(2:48) *Pretty. Slide. Gentle.

Track Listing
1. Rollin' Round This Town   7. Goodbye Girls
2. Walking Through Clay   8. Break The Chains
3. Some Sweet Day   9. That Ain't Right
4. Abide With Me   10. Sweet Goes The Whistle
5. Spoonbread   11. Golden Chain
6. As I Went Out A'walkin'   12. My Heart Won't Let Me Stay