Damon Fowler debuts on Billboard blues chart at No. 12

Tampa's (actually Brandon's) own Damon Fowler's national debut CD, Sugar Shack, makes its first appearance on the Billboard Blues Chart this week at #12.

This from a release by his record label, San Francisco-based Blind Pig:

Audiences and critics alike are responding to the young guitar phenom's exciting, soulful blend of Southern rock and swamp blues.  In an early review,  Billboard called the CD a "notable project" and Fowler a "formidable slide guitar player ... his playing throughout the album is deft ... and his original material is solid," while The Virginian-Pilot said "Sugar Shack effectively introduces a major talent" and praised Fowler's "formidable guitar chops and slide work, versatile tenor voice, and expert command of rustic American music styles."

If you haven't seen CL's multi-media feature on Fowler, click here.

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Eric Snider

Eric Snider is the dean of Bay area music critics. He started in the early 1980s as one of the founding members of Music magazine, a free bi-monthly. He was the pop music critic for the then-St. Petersburg Times from ‘87-’93. Snider was the music critic, arts editor and senior editor of Weekly Planet/Creative...
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