Guts. That's what this record is all about: Otis Rush's days in hell, and the tentative joys of returning above ground. Everything about Otis Rush says guts: his squeezing, piercing guitar, his raw-boned, blood-tinged vocals, his lyrics, full of a profound sense of the trips men and women lay on each other - and most of all, his courage to open up from the inside and let all this out in his music. Original 1975 recording with Abb Locke, Big Moose, Mighty Joe Young and others.
"This 1975 release cooks all the way through with Rush's vocals bursting with blues emotion and his guitar cranking out pain. Mighty Joe Young is the second guitarist on board. Very hot." - Music Revue
"Fascinating…Rush gave this project everything he had." – Living Blues
"His blood-tinged vocals sound as if he's got the blues so bad, he wished he had never been born." – Q Magazine, UK
"Rush's vocal and instrumental talents at their apex. A humdinger." Vital Reissue category. – Billboard –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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