September 10, 2014

Tinsley Ellis Live At Jazzbones Tacoma, WA August 2009

Sound Quality:  9.5
Source: Soundboard

 A hard-rocking, high-voltage blues guitarist most often compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Tinsley Ellis is hardly one of the legions of imitators that comparison might imply. Schooled in a variety of Southern musical styles, Ellis draws not only from fiery Vaughan-style blues-rock, but also Texas bluesmen like Freddie King and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, the soulful blues of B.B. King, the funky grit of Memphis soul, and numerous other electric bluesmen. Ellis has been praised in many quarters for the relentless, storming intensity of his sound, and criticized in others for his relative lack of pacing and dynamic contrast (he's also been dubbed a much stronger guitarist than vocalist). Yet no matter which side of the fence one falls on, it's generally acknowledged that Ellis remains a formidable instrumentalist and a genuine student of the blues.

 As always, Support this artist by seeing him live and buying official stuff. !

Rippin Frog

 Track list:

Disc One:
1. Sunlight Of Love 5:34
2. To The Devil For A Dime 4:26
3. A Quitter Never Wins 8:24
4. Tell The Truth 15:54
5. Hell or High Water 5:20
6. It Takes What It Takes 10:29
7. Double Eyed Whammy 10:52
Disc Two:
1. Real Bad Way 7:54
2. Loving For Today 8:36
3. Get To The Bottom 6:13
4. The Last Song 10:06
5. Highwayman 8:32
6. Let Him Down Easy 7:47
7. Leavin’ Here 4:07
8. Pawnbroker 15:18

 LINKS:  sorry no flac found

NEW LINKS:January 31/16

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AtticRock said...

hmm... hard-rocking and high-voltage?
I'll have to check this one.
Thanks RF!

Anonymous said...

hope you like it !
Rippin F

simonthecat said...

Hey great to run across this one! I'd agree that Tinsley, like a lot of other dynamite guitar players (Jimmy Thackery comes to mind), has some real limitations as a singer...but I still love them both.

jose said...

I'm new in the blog & I need Re-up this disc,thanks

Rippin Frog said...

new links for Tinsley Ellis in Tacoma on the post

jose said...

Thanks for your help.This blog is sensational.