Shawn Holt and the Teardrops: Daddy Told Me

MI0003620013The son of Magic Slim takes his departed daddy’s place to good effect, sounding quite a bit like his father, who passed away in early 2013. “Lil’ Slim” uses only a thumb pick for his guitar and plays without any backing from horns or keyboard players, leading to a spare, somewhat minimalist sound that nonetheless sounds complete. (Blind Pig)

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