• Record Label: Artemis
  • Release Date: Aug 24, 2004
Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. It's relentless, occasionally breathless but always absorbing. [4 Sep 2004, p.73]
  2. It makes sense that, of the improvised songs, the rockers turned out best.
  3. Sure, we're living in politically charged times, but Earle's Revolution warrants fewer rants and more transcendental blues.
  4. There are some real turkeys here.
User Score
7.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 2 out of 6
  1. RichardH
    Jun 30, 2005
    8
    The title track alone is worth having the disc- fiery, rocking, motivating. To Kyle C., a vast majority of great artists have always been The title track alone is worth having the disc- fiery, rocking, motivating. To Kyle C., a vast majority of great artists have always been politically inclined, and generally to the left. Tell you anything? Also, I think you meant "p*ssed [you] off to no END"-not extent. Learn your grammar from W.? Full Review »
  2. PaulM
    Feb 11, 2005
    1
    Used to love this guy, since he started, in fact. His Woody Guthrie of the times act is pretty lame and his politics are very immature(see; Used to love this guy, since he started, in fact. His Woody Guthrie of the times act is pretty lame and his politics are very immature(see; Fuck the FCC).... I saw him live tonight. His voice and energy are flagging. Maybe he should run for dog catcher somewhere and just take a break from music. He left the best of his talents back in the mid-90s somewhere.... Full Review »
  3. HarlanT
    Jan 19, 2005
    9
    I cried the first time I heard "Rich Man's War." This is the finest of modern protest music.