Buzz Martin's debut LP is a remarkably vivid and detailed portrait of working-class life in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. Where There Walks a Logger There Walks a Man bursts with pride, wit, and humanity, transporting listeners to a world few know exist. With its colorful phrases and euphemisms, the logging lexicon proves a fertile source for Martin's songs, which recall Johnny Cash in their musical simplicity and emotional depth. A natural-born storyteller with an uncommon gift for translating deeply personal experiences into universal truths, Martin articulates the dreams and fears of blue-collar workers from all walks of life, regardless of their time or place.
AllMusic Review by Jason Ankeny