Mike Flaherty
November 01, 1996 AT 05:00 AM EST

Sunday Morning Music

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Thornetta Davis
genre
Blues

We gave it an A-

An unlikely offering from the flannel fliers at Sub Pop, blues diva Thornetta Davis introduces herself with a knockout compendium of the sounds of her Detroit hometown. Backed by thrashy funk-hoppers Big Chief and propelled by her powerful, sinewy vocals, Davis takes on gospel, soul, R&B, and, of course, Motown (Stevie Wonder’s ”You Haven’t Done Nothin”’), making them all her own on Sunday Morning Music. A-

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