Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Sue Foley

  • Without a Warning [Antone's, 1993] A-
  • Big City Blues [Antone's, 1995] Neither
  • Walk in the Sun [Discovery/Antone's, 1996] Neither
  • Where the Action Is . . . [Shanachie, 2002] **

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Consumer Guide Reviews:

Without a Warning [Antone's, 1993]
After a pleasant debut, an Austin-based Canadian comes up an original. Blues in form, she's girl-group in spirit--"Cry for Me" steps as lightly as the Magic Sam covers, and the Earl Hooker tribute has the weight of a charming novelty. Just don't trifle with her--not unless you can name another blueswoman who'd lead three instrumentals on a single album, or call her a liar when she goes out on "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is" and "Annie's Drifting Heart." Which latter provides at least two Inspirational Warnings: "I got a woman's body but a little girl's mind," and "Good luck follows me all around." A-

Big City Blues [Antone's, 1995] Neither

Walk in the Sun [Discovery/Antone's, 1996] Neither

Where the Action Is . . . [Shanachie, 2002]
dirty old rock and roll gal ("Where the Action Is," "Stupid Girl") **