Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa – Black Coffee (2018) 7

Genre: Blues & Soul
Rating: 7

Track List
1. “Give It Everything You Got” 4:38
2. “Damn Your Eyes” 4:34
3. “Black Coffee” 4:16
4. “Lullaby of the Leaves” 5:44
5. “Why Don’t You Do Right” 4:35
6. “Saved” 3:51
7. “Sitting on Top of the World” 3:58
8. “Joy” 4:23
9. “Soul on Fire” 5:02
10. “Addicted” 3:40

This is the third cover album by vocalist Beth Hart and guitarist Joe Bonamassa. The highlights here include a howling cover of Tina & Ike Turner’s ‘Black Coffee’, a blue collar truck stop rocker that’s hard to ignore and the jazz standard, ‘Lullaby of the Leaves’ that finds the duo switching gears for a smoky late night rendition of the classic that casually escalates to a powerfully climactic guitar solo. Other highlights include the jazzy ‘Why Don’t You Do Right’ and the dance floor draw ‘Saved’.

Fun album. Check it out wherever you listen to music.

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