Hugh Laurie’s Blues
Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011
“I was not born in Alabama in the 1890s. I’ve never eaten grits, cropped a share, or ridden a boxcar. No gypsy woman said anything to my mother when I was born and there’s no hellhound on my trail, as far as I can judge. Let this record show that I am a white, middle-class Englishman, openly trespassing on the music and myth of the American south.”
Hugh Laurie’s blues album is out shortly; he will be on Jools this week promoting. Here’s what the Irish Times had to say….
You could always check out what I believe to be his earliest blues performance on “Fry and Laurie”
Here’s the latest promo….