Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Sugar Blue: Cross Roads [Europa, 1981]
You may remember his harmonica from "Miss You" (or if you're lucky Johnny Shines's Too Wet to Plow), but if you figured he could sing at all you didn't guess his voice would be as rich and mellifluous as his harp, more King Pleasure than Little Walter. Nor would you have predicted an existential blues in the style of Mark-Almond. B