Album Review – Ray Wylie Hubbard ‘The Grifter’s Hymnal’

Album Review – Ray Wylie Hubbard  ‘The Grifter’s Hymnal’

If there’s honor amongst thieves, then it only seems fitting there should be a Grifter’s Hymnal. And if there’s going to be a Grifter’s Hymnal, it’s only fitting Ray Wylie Hubbard should compose it. The ingredients of grifters are already mixed there on his palette: Tales of dead and dying things and dens of iniquity, the struggle or the soul between good and evil, and the difficulty sometimes of telling the two apart.