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Charlie Daniels

  • Honey in the Rock [Kama Sutra, 1973] B-

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Honey in the Rock [Kama Sutra, 1973]
For a sideman-turned-sortastar, Daniels kicks out genuine jams and takes genuine chances--the raveup on "Revelations," for instance, would sound plumb weird on an Allmans LP. Not a bad songwriter, either. But hardly a remarkable one, and he's a lousy singer--only on "Uneasy Rider," a talking blues as dry as any of Dylan's and a lot more yarnlike, does his voice serve his vision, such as it is. B-