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Paul Thorn – Pimps and Preachers

Paul Thorn is one of those musicians that an early album is found in my collection but then somehow you lose track of their career. Does the saying “too much music, too little time” sound familiar! But after listening today to his new album Pimps and Preachers I got some catching up to do, since Ain’t Love Strange the album in my collection is his second release, and Pimp and Preachers is number nine! I downloaded the album the other day and listened to the title track “Pimps and Preachers” an autobiographical songs about Paul’s upbringing and the dichotomy he faced between his father the preacher and his father’s brother the pimp! (Depicted by Paul’s painting on the cover of the album)  So this morning I loaded the album up and gave it a listen at the store and my mind was not on the groceries I was buying, but the great songs that kept coming on song after song! The songs that really caught my attention on the first listen included “Better Days Ahead”, ” You Might Be Wrong” a song about religion that asks the some questions that I do!

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