With his characteristically raspy, soulful voice, nipped by anguished yelps that flit past like sniper's bullets, Cliff Eberhardt can conjure mournfulness as exquisitely haunting as an autumn wind whipping across the prairie. Add his weepy slide guitar, as he does on his superb cover of the folk classic "500 Miles" (which is the title track on his new Red House album), and you get a timeless sound redolent with wistful blues and heartache that's intimately personal yet as expansive as the Great Plains. A similar... More >>>