Guy Forsyth

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Traditionally speaking, Guy Forsyth isn't strictly a bluesman. True, he covers Bo Diddley and Muddy Waters, but he is more concerned with expanding the palette of the blues than paying reverence to his idols. His style varies wildly from song to song, from the straight Delta blues of "Poor Boy" to the slouching psychedelic monster "Good Time Man." Forsyth isn't a great guitarist or singer, but his energy is commanding and his delivery is natural enough to put his ideas across, especially on the jump blues workout "Makin' Money." His music isn't for everyone, but when he finds a groove, he pounds it home with all he's got.

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