Similar to the songsters of the '20s and '30s, Cephas and Wiggins are able to move easily between ragtime, blues, jazz and Piedmont-style folk music. Flip, Flop & Fly, the title track being the old Joe Turner hit, treads ground on all the above genres and styles. In particular "Darkness On the Delta" and "Banks of the River" showcase the emotional depth capable in Cephas' voice, and the original composition "The Backbiter" is modern acoustic blues at its best.
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AllMusic Review by Steve Kurutz