New Jersey-based singer-songwriter Wallace is from the old school of folk-blues. Tutored and influenced by the legendary Dave Van Ronk, Wallace displays an impressive finger-picking style that, like Van Ronk's, contains strong elements of ragtime. Though Wallace proves he can mix it up with the best of the traditionalists on blues standards like "Saint James Infirmary" and "Statesboro Blues," his wry wit, gritty, earthy voice and nimble acoustic guitar work are all in evidence on his own compositions. A strong dose of self-deprecating humor is in evidence throughout, making MY LUCKY DAY a soulful but often light-hearted affair.
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