Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers have forged a cumulative sound that combines elements of 1920s acoustic blues, amplified juke joint hill country, and 1950s uptown blues mixed with 1960s soulful R&B. Along with a special guest appearance by the one and only James Harman, you’ve got all the ingredients for one truly innovative and trailblazing American roots album that is destined to set the music world on its ear!
Blues Music Award Winner!
Get ready for an authentically swampy and raggedly stomping juke joint affair that is deeply-rooted in the rich musical legacy of the Mississippi hill country blues of the Delta. It’s old school, but it’s got that beat and electricity that’s gonna make people move!
Long has the uncanny ability to create and perform original material that sounds as if it came from a long-lost cache of vintage recordings by one of the classic bluesmen – it’s music completely unique and new, while at the same time hauntingly familiar. It’s no gimmick, no pale imitation. This is the music that John Long has lived his whole life to create.