RELEASE
1994
LABEL
Little Dog Records
GENRES
Country, Progressive Country, Bakersfield Sound, Alternative/Indie Rock, Roots Rock, Alt-Country

Album Review

Before moving to California and beginning his successful association with country singer Dwight Yoakam, Pete Anderson cut his musical teeth in Detroit playing rock & roll and R&B. It comes as no surprise then that on his first solo outing he would stray from the signature country string-bending style that had become his trademark. From the bluesy strut of Anderson's own "Working Class" to the gorgeous instrumental reading of the oft-covered Ruby & the Romantics classic "Our Day Will Come" along with the Texas blues shuffle take on Jimi Hendrix's "Fire," Anderson's relaxed delivery -- both vocally and with his always-captivating guitar playing -- emits the feeling that there was little pressure in making this record. He and his band sound like they are having a great time. There are hints of country and folk (a solo cover of Dylan's "She Belongs to Me"), but primarily this is a blues record and a fine one at that. An enjoyable and insightful look at one of country music's most innovative and influential guitarists.
Jack Leaver, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Working Classhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  2. Where the Crows Gohttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  3. Our Day Will Come [Instrumental]https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  4. Stateside Charliehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  5. She Belongs to Mehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  6. Muddy Night at the Opera [Instrumental]https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  7. Firehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  8. Somewhere a Long Time Ago [Instrumental]https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  9. Blue Hourhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  10. Tomorrow Nighthttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
  11. What About Me?https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/working-class/id794359782?uo=5
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