2012 IN OLD TIMEY REISSUES
The Return of the Stuff That Dreams are Made Of
Here's what I wrote at the PopMatters Best Reissues extravaganza:
Chances are you’ve already got some of these singles from the 1920s sitting around the house. Charlie Patton’s roaring “High Water Everywhere—Part 1”, Bukka White’s chugging proto-rap “The Panama Limited”, and J.P. Nester’s amazing “Train on the Island”, where fiddle and banjo meld into what resembles an electro-minimalist maelstrom—these are oft-compiled elsewhere. But unless you’re one of the
Way better than Aretha Franklin's Best Of 1980-1998.