I haven’t felt this way about a guitar player since I told my brother about Derek Trucks the first time I heard him and how eerily similar Derek is to Duane Allman.
And along comes Marcus who was heavily impacted by The Allman Brothers “Hittin’ The Note” album. He definitely has a love for and understanding of Southern Rock, but that’s not all there is in the bag Marcus carries. I hope someday Marcus puts out a Blues album because he can easily go into that direction when the time comes…
You might ask, what struck you first about Marcus King? It’s really funny, but the first thing I notice about a guitarist that can sing is his voice and then his guitar. To me, Marcus King’s voice is like Gregg Allman and Ray Lamontagne having coffee together. Really good coffee.
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