Jack’s Song Of The Day: G-Love

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Do you like the blues, the letter G, and songs about dying?  No, well you’re probably going to hate today’s tune by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]G-Love[/lastfm].  It’s called ‘Fixin to Die’.

G-Love doesn’t stand for Gangsta Love, it’s Garrett Dutton’s stage name.  The “G” stands for Garrett and the “Love”, he said, just sounded right.

He is the front man of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]G-Love and Special Sauce[/lastfm], an alternative blues/hip-hop band from Philly.  The band formed in 1993 and have put out 11 studio albums.

Today’s tune does not include the Special Sauce, it is off G-Love‘s fourth solo album, ‘Fixin to Die.  It does however include [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Avett Brothers[/lastfm], who also helped produce the album.

Click the sideways triangle to hear the title track…

Here he is performing with his long time friend, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jack Johnson[/lastfm].

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