Hats off to Cody and Luther

The Wall Street Journal’s rock and pop music critic thinks the Robert Plant concert he caught in Memphis in July was one of the five best concerts of 2010.

He attributed that to the opening act – Cody and Luther Dickinson of the North Mississippi All-Stars.

Here’s his blurb about the show:

“Duo LuCo, Memphis, TN, July 15: I traveled south to see Robert Plant kick off his “Band of Joy” tour and was delighted by the opening act, Cody and Luther Dickinson of the North Mississippi All-Stars. It was classic power duo muscle and finesse – a sound Dex Romweber, the White Stripes and the Black Keys rode to success – with a little sliver of Southern rock in the mix. Luther sang and played big Gibson guitars and Cody bashed the drum kit, filling the empty bottom with his kick drum while his cymbals splashed. I had no idea there was to be an opener for Mr. Plant and arrived at the venue early because I couldn’t get into the Rendezvous for barbecue. Never was I so glad to miss a meal.”

Dansette

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