It has been eight years since Texas-based Rob Roy Parnell released his last album, Jacksboro Highway, to much critical fanfare. During that time, Parnell repeatedly performed at nearly every roadhouse in the state of
On his latest release, Let’s Start Something, Parnell is joined by Delbert McClinton’s backing band – Kevin McKendree (keyboards), Lynn Williams (drums) Don Wise (saxophone), and Lewis Stephens (keyboards); James Pennebaker, Dave Millsap, his brother Lee Roy, Stephen Bruton, Hector Watt on guitar; bassists Sarah Brown and Steve Mackey; and renowned vocalists Jay Boy Adams and Jonell Mosser.
“That’s All She Wrote,” a phrase Parnell’s father used to say to him many times as a child at the end of a long day’s work, is the album’s standout track. Co-written by
Let’s Start Something is an infectious blend of
Let’s Start Something is out now on Blue Rocket Records.