Drunk Troubadours on the road: Milo Jones
Who? Milo Jones
What? A Folky singer-songwriter, who sounds drunk all the time. Even if his guitar seems to have drunk a few beers too many.
Sounds Like: Howe Gelb, Calvin Johnson (but not really)
Milo Jones is the reason why I started this blog. According to his website, he has received much praise in the past, but he has way too little listeners on Last.fm (which isn’t necessarily a trustworthy source). Still, If someone deserves to be the first artist on my blog, it’s Milo Jones.
I purchased his album ‘Lifeline’ a year or 2 ago, just based on a review I read somewhere. Back in those days, he didn’t have a MySpace, but i decided to just take my chances. It turned out to be great. With very good cover versions of classics like Mr. Sandman and Lemon Incest, Milo Jones won me over.
I didn’t plan on posting YouTube-stuff on here, but this is just too good to not show you: