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Hard Times Make Me Harder

by Half Deaf Clatch

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Half Deaf Clatch- Guitars, Vocals, Stomp, Banjo.
All songs written by Half Deaf Clatch.
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Half Deaf Clatch at
Speak Up Studios over two days in December 2012.


released January 1, 2013

"The one-man-band is a rare commodity nowadays, though there are notable exceptions: the wild, sinful Bob Log III, Chicago polymath The Lonesome Organist, and now Half Deaf Clatch. The nom-de-blues of one Andrew McLatchie, Half Deaf Clatch hails from the north of England, but his sound is native to Mississippi, specifically its delta and hill country blues forms. With just a resonator guitar, a slide and an amplified plank of wood - his 'stompboard' - Half Deaf Clatch achieves some wonderful, wonderful sounds."
- Classic Rock Blues, Classic Rock presents The Blues (issue 3) (Sep 28, 2012)

"Andrew 'Half Deaf' Clatch is a great proponent of one-man delta blues - and not just the Humber delta, for these sounds are rooted firmly in the Mississippi delta too. Highly recommended"
- Gary Grainger (British Blues Awards, Independent Blues Broadcaster of the Year 2012).


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Speak Up Recordings UK

Independent label for the recording projects of Andrew McLatchie (aka Half Deaf Clatch). Slightly strange musicianer. Eleven Time British Blues Award Finalist 2013 - 2016
Six Time UK Blues Award Finalist 2018 - 2022

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