“You have some amazing songs and we will spread the word for you...You have a great Sunday and take care, Rocko (Pete) and JV (John)”
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“My awesome friend, i should say you wat I and my band luv you pretty much. I noticed that your good taste helps me to be your friend and fan!
# 1 All Genres in Russia.
“Bob, you are a total badass!”
“I've got this on my daily playlist now. I'm sure Let it Bleed era Mick 'n Keith would be impressed and or jealous.”
I've just been listening to, and enjoying your music. Great raw, hard hitting sound. I particularly like ' Catoosa County Farm' - it just says it all.......Brilliant!
“Bob, you are bad to the bone son. My mom was trained in opera and classical piano. My dad was rooted in gospel and honky tonked. So what I have learned to love, respect, and enjoy over the years, is quality, content, and originality, regardless of genre. You own it my friend. I'll be back for more you can count on that. Best wishes.
“Broken Toys...man that is some excellent writing..got any more? I am an OTR driver...married , kids, grand kids....I get through your part of GA from time to time ..hope to catch you playing one day...take care glad we met,,Ricochet”
""All in Vain" is one of the best written and relatable songs I have ever heard. I effing love you, Bob!"
“He's the REAL Slim Shady!”
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“Bob Carty-Chillbilly. 2003 Drifter Records.
From icy psychobilly confessions to cowboy love songs, Bob's honest vocals and East Kentucky attitude shine on this one man solo album.
His reflections on the difference between a cop and a light bulb made soda come out my nose but still he scares me in that "carries two razors in case somebody might have forgotten theirs" kind of way.
There were a couple of weak tracks, but the gems more than make up for them.
All in all a strong first album!
Country Noire, Southern Gothic, or Bluesrock?
All of the above! 4 Stars.
Rain Down the Pain
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Bob Carty’s “Rain Down the Pain” is one of the most eclectic albums I’ve heard in a long time. It begins with “My Trouble is Gone”—a venture into a Doors-like state of trip-rock. “Churchill’s Dogs” follows and turns to country for inspiration. The title track has some Native American drums and chants used with a telling respect for their often overlooked definition of pain. The album varies from countryesque ballads to the blues and back again. Carty is a storyteller of sorts, and he is not only a good lyric writer but one with an exceptional knack for writing songs that are strange. Strange, different and good.
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