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My Corner

by Robert Hill

Award-winning Americana, singer/songwriter combining blues and roots music, highlighted with slide guitar-all original songs
Genre: Folk: Alternative Folk
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1. My Corner
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4:42 $0.99
2. Blessed Dream
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4:15 $0.99
3. Another Chapter
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5:47 $0.99
4. First to Fight
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5. Smokestack
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6. Country Soul
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7. Angelina
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8. Forbidden Fruit
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9. Different Faiths
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10. Washing Away
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Album Notes
"My Corner", a song centering around the life of a homeless man, won first place in the AAA/Americana category, of the 10th Annual Unisong International Songwriting Contest. Two other award-winners on the cd are, "Another Chapter" and "Angelina", from the ISC competition and the 11TH Annual Unisong contest.

Primarily acoustic, this latest release from Hill focuses on the songwriting, with captivating results.
Touching on the homeless, love for friends and family, personal trials and faiths, a country girl overcoming humble beginnings, the plight of Third World countries and their children, just to name a few, this is a cd that should be of particular interest to those in search of meaningful writing.

Complimented by an exceptional band, Hill creates tight acoustic arrangements, hilighted by his award-winning slide guitar work.
Players include: Upright & bowed bass: Mark Murphy, Keyboards: Art Labriola, Drums: Jerry Krenach, Vocals: Joanne Lediger, Violin: Derrik Jordan, Pedal Steel: Bob Hoffnar, Percussion: Jeff Haynes


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Frederick J Gillen Jr, Tribes Hill

"Rainbow Come Down On Me; Mix Myself a Perfect Dream."
I'd heard the opening track "My Corner" before I received this beautiful CD to review. I was struck by how the harmonica solo at the end of the song really managed to paint a picture of the narrator. When I heard that solo in my imagination I could see this lost and tired man dancing on a dark street, a bottle in his hand and his eyes turned towards the heavens. Oftentimes when songwriters attempt to tackle the lost characters in society they either over- dramatize or only brush the surface. Robert Hill puts flesh on the bones of society's underdogs in his songs. Whether he's writing about a tragic homeless guy, a simple country woman, or the children of Liberia, Hill shines light on the humanity of the characters in his songs, reminding us that we are all related. Listening to the CD I see the world through the characters' eyes and feel it through their hearts. The music and production never get in the way of the story, and there's an interesting mix of modern and old-timey sounds. Musically the songs incorporate influences from the entire range of this wonderfully colorful music called Americana. Hill's guitar, resonator, and harmonica playing shine without getting in the way of the songs, and the CD even includes two instrumentals "Smokestack," and "Forbidden Fruit," which we'll probably be hearing during the closing credits of a movie by this time next year. All around "My Corner" is an honest, hopeful, reckless adventure in what it is to be human. Stand-out tracks for me are "Blessed Dream," one of my favorite new songs in several years, "Smokestack," and the closing song "Washing Away."