September 28, 2012
Rory Block has committed her life and her career to preserving the Delta blues tradition and bringing it to life for 21st century audiences around the world. A traditionalist and an innovator at the same time, she wields a fiery and haunting guitar and vocal style that redefines the boundaries of acoustic blues and folk.
“Today she is widely regarded as the top female interpreter and authority on traditional country blues worldwide.” –The Blues Foundation
“If you like music steeped in tradition and genuine feeling, this is your woman.” –People Magazine
“Her playing is perfect, her singing otherworldly as she wrestles with ghosts, shadows and legends.” –The New York Times
“A living landmark, the finest contemporary purveyor of the Mississippi Delta Country Blues tradition of which (Robert) Johnson was the leading exponent.” –Berkeley Express
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