Chris Barron – Angels & One-Armed Jugglers (CD)

It takes less than a minute into Chris Barron’s latest album before you recognize where you’ve heard that voice before. Twenty-five years ago, The Spin Doctors were inescapable. You couldn’t turn on the radio, the TV or even go to the movies without hearing “Two Princes,” “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” or “Jimmy Olson’s Blues.” The jam band-lite songs connected with fans instantly and just as easily elicited vitriol from critics. But, The Spin Doctors, like their contemporaries in Blues Traveler, seemed to leave as quickly as they came, though both groups have regrouped and continued to tour off and on over the years. Now going it alone, Barron has both the blessing and the curse of being part of a once-famous band (like Colin Hay and many before them). Continue reading “Chris Barron – Angels & One-Armed Jugglers (CD)”