Live: Swampland Jam

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All Music Guide - Bob Gottlieb
This is by far the best album this Louisiana blues/swamp-rocker has come up with to date. Benoit is playing with basically a three-piece, with Doug Therrien on bass and Allyn Robinson on drums. The rest of the sound is filled in by various guests, some exceedingly strong Louisiana players. Therein lives both the problem and the strength of this disc -- the sound is a bit thin when there's no guest taking up some space. Only on the slow burner "Heart of Stone" and "Gone Too Long" does the basic band fill up the airwaves. The music is good, but without that fourth player, it doesn't have enough density. When there is another player, the sound is as gritty and raw as they ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bob Gottlieb
This is by far the best album this Louisiana blues/swamp-rocker has come up with to date. Benoit is playing with basically a three-piece, with Doug Therrien on bass and Allyn Robinson on drums. The rest of the sound is filled in by various guests, some exceedingly strong Louisiana players. Therein lives both the problem and the strength of this disc -- the sound is a bit thin when there's no guest taking up some space. Only on the slow burner "Heart of Stone" and "Gone Too Long" does the basic band fill up the airwaves. The music is good, but without that fourth player, it doesn't have enough density. When there is another player, the sound is as gritty and raw as they come -- Cajun-based blues with a swampy sensuality. Benoit's singing and guitar playing have taken giant steps forward and are up there with the best.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/1999
  • Label: Vanguard Records
  • UPC: 015707954525
  • Catalog Number: 79545
  • Sales rank: 15,936

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tab Benoit Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Henry Gray Piano, Track Performer
Raful Neal Harmonica, Track Performer
Chubby Carrier Accordion, Track Performer
Jumpin' Johnny Sansone Harmonica, Accordion, Track Performer
Rockin' Tabby Thomas Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Allyn Robinson Drums
Doug Therrien Bass
Technical Credits
Rockin' Tabby Thomas Composer
Tab Benoit Producer
Andy Bradley Producer, Engineer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Cynthia S. Kinney Illustrations
Steve Harris Back Cover
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    AWESOME GUITAR PLAYER

    This cd is awesome. This artist has many great songs on this disc as well as others.

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