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June 2, 2009

Is Tommy Tucker brilliant or bad? You decide.

tommy tuckerThere's no in between with Baltimore singer/songwriter Tommy Tucker.

You'll love him, or you'll hate him.

Go here and listen to "Keep Good Time."

I love it. The beat smokes and his wailing falsetto makes me giggle. It sounds like he's singing in a bathroom.

Hee hee.

You know what this song needs? A sweet music video. Tommy, if you happen upon this blog, get on that, please.

I first came across Tommy's stuff about a year ago, and played a song or two on Baltimore Unsigned ...

Tommy kind of fell off the map for a while, until resurfacing with a sick cover of "Sign of the Judgement" on The Old Lonesome Sound, a wonderful compilation of traditional tribute songs put together by Splice Today magazine.
 
"Keep Good Time" is off Tommy's new album, which should see the light of day in the near future, I hear.
 
(Photo courtesy of Tommy Tucker's MySpace site)

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 10:52 AM | | Comments (1)
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He made a music video, and I have to say it's pretty sweet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA-uEQS1nW8
He's a cool kid. My brother's pretty good friends with him.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at erik.maza@baltsun.com. Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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