RJ Chesney “Amateur Revolution” (Independent, 2019)

From the moment RJ Chesney and his band of assorted Los Angelinos and Norwegians clatter into the rockabillied country rock of ‘Splendors Of This Earth’ it’s evident that ‘Amateur Revolution’ is not going to be the most polished album to grace the decks this month. It’s all the better for that as the loose-limbed feel here runs throughout the 12 songs gathered, the sort of feel that one associates with The Basement Tapes or Doug Sahm, just a bunch of musicians having some great fun performing some great songs. Continue reading “RJ Chesney “Amateur Revolution” (Independent, 2019)”