Sounds Like: Water Tower Bucket Boys, Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson, Carter Family, I ♥ Nick Cave, Caleb Klauder Band
Walter’s from LA, but his music would be more comfortable in the Appalachian Mountains, or Baton Rouge, or Austin. He plays an odd mix of americana, bluegrass, honky tonk and hippy folk. If this wasn’t recorded in a shack up in the mountains it certainly should have been.
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“Walter Spencer is best known as the bassist of the Water Tower Bucket Boys. While I like the hard country/string band sounds of the bucket boys, I really like the odd timey blend of folk, string band, and country that Walter Spencer brings to his solo efforts (wrote about his debut here). The new record is called Red Romance and is available at iTunes and Amazon. “Weed” is just what you expect, a song extolling the virtues of pot. It’s funny and surprisingly convincing on the medicinal and psychological benefits of marijuana.”