This 15-track compilation brings together slide guitar master Sonny Landreth
's earliest known recordings. The bulk of these sides were recorded in a single session in 1973 (when Landreth
was 22), while the remaining tracks were cut in 1977. It's a youthful Landreth
, playing more Southern than distinctly Louisianian, but this still holds some of the secrets of his signature style. A fascinating glimpse into this slide genius' beginnings.