An Evening with PAUL THORN
Among those who value originality, inspiration, eccentricity, and character as well as talent that hovers somewhere on the outskirts of genius, the story of Paul.and
Discover events in: United States change location. The title track borrows its tag from a familiar saying among the members of the African-American Baptist churches Thorn frequented in his childhood. Thorn's trademark humor is abundant throughout the album. I Backslide On Friday is a warm-spirited poke at personal foibles. The chipper pop tune is a confession about procrastination, sweetened by Bill Hinds' slide guitar and Thorn's gently arching melody.
Sign up for newsletter. Shop Amazon and support Country Standard Time. Paul Thorn's bio reads like a Faulkner novel on mescaline. Born in Wisconsin, raised in Tupelo, Miss. Along the way, Thorn has worked in a furniture factory, become an expert skydiver and was discovered by an associate of Miles Copeland's, which led to invitations to Copeland's songwriting workshop and Thorn's first rock concert; opening for Sting in front of 13, people.
Paul Wayne Thorn born July 13, is a Southern rock , country , Americana , and blues singer-songwriter,  whose style is a mix of blues, country, and rock. Thorn was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin , United States, but raised in Tupelo, Mississippi after a family move when he was an infant. Before his professional music career began he was a professional boxer where he established a respectable record. He asked Thorn if he had his permission to share his name with other record companies in Nashville. Thorn's album Pimps and Preachers debuted at No.
Available from Paul Thorn's web site. If you are someone who loves an interesting and original story here is one that will capture you. His father was a Pentecostal preacher, and his uncle a pimp, he was influenced by the two of them and it shows, in his dress and in his people skills; two of the more important skills both of those professions rely upon. You get an extremely observant commentator who has a razor sharp wit and sense of the absurdity of life, a comedian, a singer and a story teller; what more could you ask for rolled into a single admission ticket? Aside from that you just might be saved in his Church of The Pimps and Preachers, I am a convert, and it sure makes my Sundays more pleasant. This singer who once faced Roberto Duran in a prizefight he was a ranked boxer has songs that deliver that same powerful punch that his fists can deliver, and with the same accuracy and power. The songs are autobiographical bits and pieces and recount his life story as he was settling into his opportunities that arose from his observational skills.
Paul Thorn: “Pimps and Preachers”
Pimps and Preachers fills in the missing pieces of Paul Thorn 's musical autobiography and goes further., Who's First?
Pimps & Preachers Lyrics: My daddy had a Cadillac / My uncle drove a Ford / One was Satan's Angel / And one worked for the Lord / They had some hard.
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