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Delbert & Glen – Blind, Crippled And Crazy | Album Review

Delbert & Glen – Blind, Crippled and Crazy
New West Records
12 tracks/40:16

by MARK THOMPSON. It was a long wait but after forty years, the acclaimed duo of Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark are back together with a project full of wry humor, great music and the instinctive harmony vocals that seemingly come naturally to the long-time friends.After they cut two records in the early 70’s, the pair went their separate ways. McClinton rose to fame and developed a devoted fan base by continuing to play his brand of roots music that featured blues, rock, R&B, and a touch of soul with a strong Texas accent. Clark gravitated to California where he flourished as a songwriter, with tunes covered by classic singers like Etta James and Loretta Lynn. Clark also was in demand for his keyboard work, serving stints with Bonnie Raitt and Kris Kristofferson before settling in for a lengthy run as the musical composer for Jim Belushi’s hit TV show, According to Jim. READ MORE