Lee Clayton - Border Affair & Naked Child MP3/Flac

Before Johnny Dowd and the Chicago/Bloodshot guys were tearing through and tearing up the iconography of country music, there was Lee Clayton.alt
Jet pilot turned country music singer, Clayton's straightforward, unsentimental phrasing conveys his dark, strange songs very well. He takes gospel, bluegrass and blues images and he stands them on their heads, with strong and authentic effect.
These two records are an excellent introduction to a songwriter's songwriter. Buy these and you'll want more.