The Death Whisperer Series

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Mollydooker Scooter Merlot & the blues of Davy Knowles

At 23 years of age, Davy Knowles looks more like a teen heart throb than a bluesman, but appearances can be deceiving. He tore up the U.S. music scene playing over 400 gigs backing and playing with the likes of Gov’t Mule and Warren Haynes. His latest CD was produced by Peter Frampton and Joe Satriani calls him his favorite modern day bluesman. His chief influences are Rory Gallagher, Robert Cray, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and Mark Knopfler. He’s a tremendous electric guitarist, but you can really see him shine on the acoustic numbers I’ve included. Enjoy!

Saving Myself:


Come Home:


Outside Woman Blues:

Roll Away:

As the Crow Flies:


Ain’t No City:

Red House:

Heavy On My Mind:

And to compliment Davy’s music, I’m featuring a wine that Kris Barber (Facebook friend) recommended: a 2009 Mollydooker Scooter Merlot. I’ve really come to love Mollydooker wines. The Scooter,which was aged in 40% new oak, has a bouquet of plum, mulberry, black currant, cedar, and spice. It’s full-bodied on the palate and delivers intense flavors of ripe blackberry and succulent black cherry, with a long, lingering finish. Even though it’s young, it’s showing some nice complexity. Thanks for the recommendation, Kris. It pairs nicely with the smooth blues of Davy Knowles.


1 comment:

Rick Daley said...

Ok, so I clicked the first link for background music then started reading a cooking magazine. Looked up when he started playing, really deep bluesy intro. Went back to reading. When he started singing I looked up again and watched the rest of it, magazine folded on my lap.