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Ready for Love Gravelly-voiced, harmonica-blowin' Hammond expands his palate by cookin' with Los Lobos' multi-instrumentalist David Hildago and Texas Tornado/SDQ ...Ready for Love Gravelly-voiced, harmonica-blowin' Hammond expands his palate by cookin' with Los Lobos' multi-instrumentalist David Hildago and Texas Tornado/SDQ ...2003-02-21

Ready for Love

Lead Performer: John Hammond; Producer (group): Back Porch

Gravelly-voiced, harmonica-blowin’ Hammond expands his palate by cookin’ with Los Lobos’ multi-instrumentalist David Hildago and Texas Tornado/SDQ keyboardist Augie Meyers. Tracks segue from Beaumont-style hillbilly (George Jones’ ”Color of the Blues”) to proto-rock (the Drifters’ ”Money Honey”) to R&B (Willie Dixon’s ”Same Thing”). Hammond’s own raucous come-on, ”Slick Crown Vic,” fits in perfectly.

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