Another great MP3 deal is on Amazon this month! Croweology, the anthology of classic cuts and cool and hot rockers by The Black Crowes, is available for only $5.00.
The Black Crowes came out of Athens, Georgia in 1989 and found success with their cover of Otis Redding’s “Hard to Handle.” Fusing together classic rock sounds similar to what English bands like Humble Pie, Free, and The Small Faces were doing, with country-esque blues played ala Led Zeppelin, The Black Crowes released albums during the 1990s and beyond that were adventurous musical road maps of early sounds and new ones, creating a retro yet contemporary niche and welcome path for a fan not weaned on mid 1990s genres of music (Seattle Grunge, post punk, post heavy metal, gothic metal).
Croweology finds the band in fine fettle, on tracks like “Jealous Again,” “Sister Luck,” the radio classic “She Talks to Angels,” and power ballads like “Bad Luck, Blue Eyes” and “Ballad in Urgency.” 20 tracks round out the album, spanning some of the best of their work from the 1990s. Good stuff by a band that took a lot from the past to shape their own musical present.
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