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Apr 12, 2021

Longtime NSTS listeners know that I love speaking with up-and-coming musical talent on the show. And I anticipate that country singer songwriter Nelson Sobral will be a well-known name fairly soon.   

Nelson's imaginative with the instrumentation he utilizes in his country-inflected material, a nod to his sophisticated musical tastes - something he credits to his mother. We talk Crowes, Otis Redding, The Ronettes, Howling Wolf....and we see things very, very similarly. 

Sobral's playlist (available in Spotify):

The Ronettes – Be My Baby

The Black Crowes – Sting Me

Willie Nelson – Can I Sleep in Your Arms

Otis Redding – I Love You More Than Words Can Say

Howlin’ Wolf – 300 lbs of Joy