Thanks for posting, keninlincs!
luckyjackson1 wrote:And pick up Paul's CD, Doc. Even if some people might call it "too sophisticated", I think it's great to hear Paul rollin' with the flow. A very good album.
I would definitely recommend this album. Paul is in fine form. His voice is a bit ragged but what can one expect from a 71-year-old man? And I'd spend a few dollars more for the extended versions because the B-sides are strong: One of the B-sides, "Turned Out," could have easily come from the "Ram" sessions. ("Ram" is my favorite Paul McCartney album.) And "Get Me Out of Here" is a nice blues number with Jordanaires-like backing vocals.
My favorite songs on the album include "Alligator," "Queenie Eye," "New," "I Can Bet," "Looking At Her" and "Road."
My least favorite songs are "Hosanna" (it has its moments) and "Everybody Out There." "Everybody Out There" is Paul in mediocre mode. You can tell he tried to write what he thinks is a crowd pleaser and it's similar in style to the awful "Freedom" from 2001's "Driving Rain" album. It probably took him about 15 minutes to write the words and music.
But overall I'd give the album a solid "A