Thursday 18 March 2021

Aaron James - It Ain't Fair/Big World (1987)

As with the treasure trove of tapes that Rob Bartlett lent us, there are some 45s in this batch that we don't have a lot of back story on. Rob tells us that artists would book studio time, and sometimes Sundae Sound's own version of the wrecking crew would help back said artist up - which is what it looks like happened here. Aaron James' solid roots rock songs channel a bit of John Cougar Mellencamp, and the backing by Ron Matrsalla, Dan Patton, and Frank Lockwood is top notch. This is pretty great - and clearly was good enough to win James some form of award:

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