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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
LITTLE OSCAR - EMPTY BOTTLES
Can't say I know much about Little Oscar; he seems to have faded completely off of the radar after releasing a few records (I believe that this is his first). His last name is believed to be Stricklin or Strickland (the label here says Stricklin as the writer)...
What an incredible record; recorded rather late in the game for this style (sounds more like 1963 to my ears), this record packs a massive wallop and the lyrics really blow me away with vivid imagery within simplicity. All backed up by some red hot Chicago (I think...) musicians.