comes up with a compelling mix of tunes on this 10-track outing, his first for the Bullseye Blues imprint. The southpaw guitarist covers a wide range of styles (as befitting a true West Side guitarist, where versatility is a badge of merit) including Magic Sam's
"Look Whatcha Done," and Nat King Cole's
"Send for Me," Gene Allison's
"You Can Make It If You Try" and Clearwater
originals like "Party at My House," "Don't Take My Blues," "Hard Way to Make an Easy Living," "Love Being Loved By You," and the title track. Produced by Eddy
and utilizing his regular working band with guest appearances from Jerry Soto
on keyboards, Mike Peavey on saxophone, Steven Frost on trumpet and Billy Branch
on harmonica, this is the Chief just laying it down simple and hard, doing what he does best -- delivering taut and shimmering West Side guitar and vocals with a vengeance.