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Nothing but the Lowdown blues...

Sunny Lowdown plays the raw, deep blues, drawing from the music of John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Jesse Mae Hemphill and R.L. Burnside. Some critics have described Sunny’s music as “swamp music”, but Sunny shuns labels. “I’m just me -- Sunny Lowdown, ” he says. "If you want to categorize it, call it 'Sunny Side Up'." Sunny started playing professionally at an early age. He was only sixteen when he first backed up John Lee Hooker. He went on to work with many of his favorite blues musicians: Howlin’ Wolf guitarist Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters pianist Pinetop Perkins, Chicago blues legends Otis Rush and George “Wild Child” Butler, Fat Possum recording artists R.L. Burnside and Cedell Davis, and others. “I like my music raw, and then I cook it up,” he says. “But I never over cook it."


Spokane Public Radio Blues Album Of The Year

"A great sound. One of the best new CDs I've listened to in a number of years." - KPBX 91.1 FM

"He plays great guitar. " - Blues Blast Magazine

"Sunny plays lovely guitar...you can see Sunny playing on street corners in your mind’s eye as you listen to these tracks." - Blues Matters Magazine

"Your record sounds great! - Paul Oscher, former member of The Muddy Waters Blues Band

"The album is terrific!" - 89.7 FM, Perth