Prior comparisons of Steve Dawson to Ry Cooder seem very justifiable and likely inevitable, given the Canadian turned Nashvillian’s slide guitar prowess and extensive roots music palette.  Here he encases his formidable fretboard skills in a set embracing horn-lacedr&b- “Loose Ends”, exquisitely picked acoustic features- “Broken Future Blues”, “Little Silver” and incisive electric slide- “Final Words”, “Can’t Put That Monkey On My Back”.