Ray Bonneville - Solid Ground (1997)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 226.26 Mb | 41:47 | Cover
Blues | Country: Canada | Label: Audiogram (ADCD-10097)
Every now and then, you run across someone with a library’s worth of stories to tell. But unlike the raconteurs who regale friends with well-embellished versions of their exploits, these storytellers have lived so much, they reveal chapters of their hard-won wisdom slowly, carefully, like layers peeled from an onion. Ray Bonneville didn’t even open his storybook until his early 40s, some 20 years after he started performing. But with a style that sometimes draws comparisons to JJ Cale and Daniel Lanois, this blues-influenced, New Orleans-inspired “song and groove man,” as he’s been so aptly described, luckily found his rightful calling.