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Don Nix

  • In God We Trust [Shelter, 1971] B-

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In God We Trust [Shelter, 1971]
Although he's a white fella, Nix is something of a fixture on the Memphis blues-soul scene, and the music here is passable in the manner of fixtures on the Memphis blues-soul scene--despite a few bizarre and distracting insertions by septuagenarian bluesman Furry Lewis, which constitute an in-joke characteristic of fixtures etc. Its abiding interest is as an almost unfathomable example of downhome antireligious irony. At least I think it's anti. B-