TOM MINDTE  & JEREMY STEPHENS 'Radio Favorites & Sacred Songs' PATUX-215-CD

TOM MINDTE & JEREMY STEPHENS 'Radio Favorites & Sacred Songs' PATUX-215-CD

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Though the harmonies here are not always on the
money, this is a nice collection of old time duets in the brother style. Mindte
(mandolin) and Stephens (guitar) are ambitious in tackling some great (but
difficult) songs, such as SPARKLING BROWN EYES, I STOOD ON THE
BRIDGE AT MIDNIGHT, HE'S COMING BACK TO EARTH AGAIN and ON
THE JERICHO ROAD. They do a super job on the Stanleys' TRAGIC LOVE as
well as YOU MADE THE BREAK, WHAT IS HOME WITHOUT LOVE,
DON'T FORGET TO PRAY and Don Reno's HE'S COMING BACK TO
EARTH AGAIN (with Stephens hitting the difficult vocal backbeats perfectly).
The old and lovely song STOOD ON THE BRIDGE AT MIDNIGHT does not
match up to Fiddlin' Arthur Smith's poignant version, and it doesn't help that
Mindte and Stephens change the melody. The vocal tricks on COLUMBUS
STOCKADE BLUES are awkward, and unfortunately this song is first on the
program. But all in all it is a good, honest performance and a reminder as to how
much great old material is out there.
$ 13.99
Though the harmonies here are not always on the money, this is a nice collection of old time duets in the brother style. Mindte(mandolin) and Stephens (guitar) are ambitious in tackling some great (but difficult) songs, such as SPARKLING BROWN EYES, I STOOD ON THE BRIDGE AT MIDNIGHT, HE'S COMING BACK TO EARTH AGAIN and ON THE JERICHO ROAD. They do a super job on the Stanleys' TRAGIC LOVE as well as YOU MADE THE BREAK, WHAT IS HOME WITHOUT LOVE,DON'T FORGET TO PRAY and Don Reno's HE'S COMING BACK TO EARTH AGAIN (with Stephens hitting the difficult vocal backbeats perfectly).The old and lovely song STOOD ON THE BRIDGE AT MIDNIGHT does not match up to Fiddlin' Arthur Smith's poignant version, and it doesn't help that Mindte and Stephens change the melody. The vocal tricks on COLUMBUS STOCKADE BLUES are awkward, and unfortunately this song is first on the program. But all in all it is a good, honest performance and a reminder as to how much great old material is out there.$ 13.99
TRACK LISTING
  • COLUMBUS STOCKADE BLUES
  • IT RAINED A MIST
  • ON THE JERICHO ROAD
  • I STOOD ON THE BRIDGE AT MIDNIGHT
  • SPARKLING BROWN EYES
  • TRAGIC LOVE
  • YOU MADE THE BREAK
  • WHAT IS HOME WITHOUT LOVE
  • DO YOU CALL THAT RELIGION?
  • HE'S COMING BACK TO EARTH AGAIN
  • DON'T FORGET TO PRAY
  • THERE'S AN OPEN DOOR WAITING