This Cd has been in the pile on my desk for a while, and Vince has been waiting patiently for me to find time to review it. When I went through the stack today it caught my eye again and here we are…
Rockabilly Beat. As usual, Vince Gordon plays wrote all the songs himself, he plays the guitar, piano and double bass and handles all the lead vocals. With the help of his friend Sticks, they made another remakable album, which Vince also recorded, produced and engineered himself. Incredible! And there are 19 (!!!) tracks on this album. You can imagine the work and effort that went into making this.
I’m not gonna review each and every track, because 19 in a row is a bit too much, even for me, but I have enjoyed every song, I can assure you that. Vince produces his own Rockabilly sound, while staying true to original 50’s style, and that is what I like best about The Jime’s music, it’s fresh and new and still has that oldtime feel to it. Besides all this, I also think that Vince is an absolute expert on the rockabilly guitar. He is also a teacher and author of two Rockabilly Guitar eBooks.
So if you would like to play a bit of rockabilly guitar yourself, check out Vince’s eBooks: “How to play rockabilly guitar and get good, fast!” and “Intermediate Rockabilly Guitar Lessons“.
– MARIJN RAAIJMAKERS, The BlackCat Website, Holland
– JAMES HEFLIN
– Howard Raucous, Raucous Records, UK
– Planet Rockabilly, USA
– W.J. O’Reilly, USA
– Roy Williams, Managing Director of Nervous Records, UK
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