“You know, there’s very few people that you can say, “Oh man, this guy’s a genius.” But with Bruce, you can sort of throw that word around and it becomes meaningful. So it was really a real pleasure and an honor to be able to work with him that closely,” he concludes. “I think the record is one of my better records. It’s right up there with Have A Good Time (But Get Out Alive), I think.

Grushecky’s hardy style of Steeltown roots ‘n’ blues and sharp vignettes of hard love and labor make sense at any time and are always good for what ails you, no matter how hard it hurts.

David Fricke, Rolling Stone December 1992


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