This man's passion, grit, authentic blues, power and gorgeously guttural voice take no prisoners. He may just be as important and as influential to this generation as his predecessor Blind Willie Johnson was to his, so let's make sure he gets heard!
Radio Review RAW WORD
All lyrics have a deep meaning and, as he usually does, they give us a message inspired on the Holy Bible, with peace, calm, love, faith, and hope thoughts and the most important thing: body and soul salvation thanks to Jesus…. Amen!
"Raw Word" is really a stunning album, possibly one of the most original efforts in the acoustic blues field I had the chance to listen to in recent times.
It is rough music, very rooted, without artifice. It is the force of the preachers of other days, those who preach the eminent delivery of Jerusalem.
Raw-Word is an all acoustic-foot-stompin'-high energy all out Shout to (and for) the Lord. Ten seconds into "Rainbow" and you know you are in for something special.
"The return of the General, always with an air also on the edge….. The voice of a hard-rocker and words of a preacher with a rhythm similar to the percussion and auto-harp a la Joan Baez from the great epoch.
A unique personage, equipped with a strong, aggressive voice, he presents the image of a type of modern 'sanctified singer' complete with preaching and religious songs....
He is a one man band with dobro, harmonica, and stomp box and he expresses with fervor and impetus the conjugation of sacred music with blues. His concert was a fusion of spirituality and truth...
Radio Comments FEEL GOOD
The French Alps will be echoing with your hot guitar, sure the snow will melt...
When General Gypsy Carns plays the blues, it is more Christian than the Pope”….