“If Mark Twain were reincarnated as a musician, his name might be Chuck Brodsky...
Fun, heart-warming, witty tales...there’s a lot more to this songwriter than an eye for criticism and disillusionment." –Florida Today
“Reflects the good old U.S. of A., warts and all... colorful tales...reminds us there's a whole wide world outside our doors." –Rolling Stone
"What tales this singer-songwriter from Philadelphia has...With insight and good humor, he has taken these life experiences and distilled them into old fashioned story songs brimming with wit and compassion." ---New York Times
"Down-to-earth lyrics about ordinary folk sung in an often jocular, and always entertaining style...He may be compassionate, but there’s always at least a modicum of black humour somewhere along the lineto keep his audiences on their toes" ---The Jerusalem Post
"One of the finest singer-songwriters in America. There are alot of good ones, but when it comes to the really great ones it boils down to a select few -- he’s one of them" ---Larry Groce - Mountain Stage (National Public Radio)
"Amazingly sensitive...finely honed songs...Wonderfully real...Songwriter extraordinaire...from the touching to the darkly humorous...In a grand tradition that runs from Guthrie through Dylan, Prine, and even Greg Brown, Brodsky has an endearingly personal approach to music." ---East Bay Express (Berkeley, CA)
"Baseball's troubadour poet laureate...Chuck combines his gift for lyrics and melody with his love for baseball history and culture, and in the process creates a new chapter in the folklore of our national pastime." ---Tim Wiles, director of research, National Baseball Hall of Fame Library
“What a wonderful insighful storyteller Chuck Brodsky truly is. Nobody else comes close currently. Nobody...With a deceptively gentle delivery and a preposterous arsenal of warm, disarming humour laced with cunning, caustic barbs, his striking songs take aim at a variety of social and political ills...
Brodsky's unquestionably the best folk ballad songwriter currently in America - bar none. ---Penguin Eggs
"A genuine troubadour with no soap box, no urban boho contentions, and a few axes to grind, Brodsky picks and grins with the best of the Woody and Ramblin’ Jack descendants." ---San Francisco Bay Guardian
"Songs so vivid and memorable that they remind listeners why the singer/songwriter style became so popular in the first place." ---Bloomington Voice (Bloomington, Indiana)