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South of I-10 A guitar magician turned singer/ songwriter, this Louisianan (best known for a late-'80s stint backing John Hiatt) has a wispy, limited voice. Still,...South of I-10 A guitar magician turned singer/ songwriter, this Louisianan (best known for a late-'80s stint backing John Hiatt) has a wispy, limited voice. Still,...1995-01-20
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South of I-10

Lead Performer: Sonny Landreth; Producer (group): Praxis, Zoo

A guitar magician turned singer/ songwriter, this Louisianan (best known for a late-’80s stint backing John Hiatt) has a wispy, limited voice. Still, he’s managed to forge his own satisfying sound on South of I-10: Cajun power pop rooted in the bayou, but less parochial than the neo-traditionalism of Beausoleil or Zachary Richard. After Ry Cooder, Sonny Landreth’s the best roots-pop slide guitarist around. B+

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