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FRANKLIN, RON -ST (great garage blues,Peter Case related- LAST COPIES! LP

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    From his adopted hometown of Memphis TN, Ron Franklin's music brings you back to the time when the urban and the rural, the folk and the blues were not far
    apart. With an impeccable underground pedigree which includes working with his bands The Entertainers and The Natural Kicks; artists such as Jack Yarber of The Oblivions, trash-garage icon Ross Johnson, as well as Peter Case and a brief stint with Love and the late Arthur Lee, Franklin's music
    is part of the legacy of the wellspring of Southern sound.

    "Once every so often, a musician comes along who's heard it all-like an entire century of American traditional music-then gets bent on preserving the sound his way. Memphis' Ron Franklin's that guy right now. Roots are his birthright as heattempts to reinvent the blues and rock 'n' roll wheel, piece by piece. He's certainly got the beat-up/broke-down sound, and it's at the bedrock of his modern primitive songs." - Harp.

    "While most of Franklin's music sounds like the perfect amalgamation of garage-rock and blues -- as if the Kinks' Muswell Hillbillies had been transplanted to the Mississippi Delta -- these songs are stripped-down and sensitive folkie tunes that are morereminiscent of Fred Neil and Bob Dylan. On "Do Not Wait 'Til I'm Laid 'Neath the Clay," Franklin yodels like a forlorn Jimmie Rodgers. - Memphis Flyer

    Tracklist

    A1 Western Movies  
    A2 Call It A Night  
    A3 Dark Night, Cold Ground  
    A4 Do Not Wait 'Til I Am Laid 'Neath The Clay  
    A5 Dear, Marianne  
    A6 That's Just The Love I Have 4U  
    B1 Visions Of Perfume  
    B2 The Elocutionist  
    B3 All Along A Summer's Day  
    B4 Pontiac  
    B5 We Ain't Got No Home  
    B6 25 Cents For The Morphine, 15 Cents For The Blues
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