The Black Crowes – The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion (1992)

BlackCrowes_SouthernHarmony4.5 out of 5 Stars!

Back in the early ’90s, several bands with a classic “retro sound” started popping up on the scene—The Quireboys sounded like Faces, The Front brought to mind The Doors, whereas The Black Crowes seemed to mimic The Rolling Stones most often, delivering straightforward Blues Rock with more than a hint of Southern Rock influences and even Gospel.

The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion, the band’s sophomore release, remains one of my favorites, especially with catchy and spirited tracks such as “Sting Me,” “Hotel Illness,” “My Morning Song,” “Black Moon Creeping,” and “Remedy” creating foot-stomping madness among a handful of down-tempo, bad-ass tunes, including “Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye,” “Sometimes Salvation,” and the wonderful “Thorn in my Pride” (a song that left a lasting impression on me and rates fairly high on my list of The Black Crowes best all-time tracks).

Retro Rock Lives!

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