Album Review of
Heartland and Soul

Written by Duane Verh
November 25, 2018 - 12:00am EST
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Kevin Burt’s baritone mix of soul, grit and warmth evokes the likes of Lou Rawls and, especially, Bill Withers.  And the Iowa-based singer/guitarist/harmonica player’s gut-driven lyrical clout doubles down on the Withers comparison, jam-packing this set with airplay-worthy fare.  Standouts in a strong set include “Day Day”, “Thank You” and the ultra-steamy “Never”. Solid, quality backup throughout.