Experience the sensational blues artist Rory Block live in concert! Recorded in St. Louis' historic Sheldon Concert Hall, this DVD captures Rory's soulful singing, dazzling guitar technique and openhearted communication with her delighted audience.
In a riveting 15-song set, Rory plays renditions of classic Mississippi blues by seminal masters such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, and Buddy Boy Hawkins, as well as her own evocative and compelling originals.
This complete performance features all the musical excitement that has made the four-time W. C. Handy Award-winning artist a favorite at festivals and concerts halls. She plays a sterling set of traditional and contemporary songs, each one with her distinctive vocals and powerful guitar style.
Songs: Preachin' Blues, If I Had Posession Over Judgement Day, Terraplane Blues, Hawkins Blues, Titanic (When That Great Ship Went Down), Maggie Campbell Blues, Like a Shotgun, Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down, Lovin' Whiskey, The Water is Wide, Big Road Blues, Canned Heat, Silver Wings, Mama's Blues, Uncloudy Day.
"Her playing is perfect, her singing otherworldly as she wrestles with ghosts, shadows and legends." -- The New York Times
"...Rory Block is one of the greatest living acoustic blues artists... she can hold her own with the legends who inspired her." -- Blues Revue
"Some of the most singular and affecting Country Blues anyone, man or woman, black or white, old or young, has cut in recent years." -- Rolling Stone