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James Hunter: 'People Gonna Talk'

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James Hunter: 'People Gonna Talk'

James Hunter: 'People Gonna Talk'

James Hunter: 'People Gonna Talk'

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Music from the CD

People Gonna Talk

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Riot in My Heart

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Tell Her for Me

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James Hunter discovered his earliest musical influences in a stack of his grandmother's 78s. Jackie Wilson and other pre-Beatles R&B "got me off to a good start," he says. And it shows in the British singer-songwriter's new CD. People Gonna Talk sounds as if it could have been recorded in the 1950s, but it feels much fresher than that.

James Hunter
Photo by Harry Benson
James Hunter
Photo by Harry Benson

"All the best music isn't stuck in one timeframe," Hunter says. "It carries on. Nobody says, ''I've Got a Woman' by Ray Charles — that's 30 years old.' So the good stuff keeps..."

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James Hunter
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People Gonna Talk
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Rounder
Released
2006

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