Friday, May 14, 2010

Abner Jay- Folk Song Stylist (Mississippi Records, MR-068)

Mississippi Records' latest Abner Jay release- Folk Song Stylist- is indeed a sweet suprise. This collection of early tracks clearly predate his True Story/One Man Band era, and his repertoire appears to run the gamut of what is popular Americana. That is- a dynamic range of gospel & r&b are in full effect, but there's also a definite folk balladeer thing going on here at times strangely reminscent of, say, Marty Robbins. And I mean that in the best of ways. Folks, this guy has some serious pipes! After just one morning with this record, its already a household favorite.

"Depression"


Mediafire Download Link: Abner Jay- Folk Song Stylist (MSR-068) mp3 320kbps

1. Depression
2. Lord Randall
3. I Wanna Job
4. St. James Infirmary
5. I'm Georgia Bound
6. Bring It With You When You Come
7. The Thresher
8. Cotton Fields
9. Starving To Death on My Governemnt Claim
10. Shenandoah
11. 99 Years in Jail
12. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

11 comments:

owlqaeda said...

no comments? unappreciative slags! for the record i am very psyched to have the rare opportunity of hearing this otherwise elusive collection & likewise the mitchell jams in the post immediately above. thy noble endeavors are appreciated in kind ghosty ~
oq

Newt said...

This is insanely good. I really appreciate you making this available.

Anonymous said...

i sure do preshadit big'un, i got some abner jay posted over here

http://djboracho.blogspot.com/

hope ya enjoy

Anonymous said...

Abner haunts us all in the best way.

The Speaking Tongues

Anonymous said...

thank you greatly

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this! I just got turned onto him and can't wait to hear him again!

Anonymous said...

thanks a whole bunch!
abner was and will always something truly special and unique!
k from the north

Anonymous said...

thanks HQ.. wow listenin' stuff...

anonymous said...

mediafire has deleted your upload, and i just heard his "shenandoah" and have to hear the rest of this record before i collapse!
have you uploaded it to any other sites, or is a re-upload possible?

if it is no to both of these, i guess i will have to search on...
thanks in advance.

anonymous said...

mediafire has deleted your upload, and i just heard his "shenandoah" and have to hear the rest of this record before i collapse!
have you uploaded it to any other sites, or is a re-upload possible?

if it is no to both of these, i guess i will have to search on...
thanks in advance.

Anonymous said...

Does "Lord Randal" remind anyone of a particular Bob Dylan Song?