'Last Man Standing' finds CeDell Davis growling his finest Delta blues

January 14, 2015 3:25 PM

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Whether singer and guitarist CeDell Davis is literally the "Last Man Standing" among rural Delta blues players, as the title of his forthcoming album puts it, he belongs to an undeniably exclusive club.

At 88, Davis is about to release a collection of songs that shines a spotlight on his earthy growl of a voice, though he now leaves the guitar playing to the younger cohorts backing him on this one (specifically Squirrel Nut Zippers founder Jimbo Mathus, who also produced "Last Man Standing").

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