"Not quite country, somewhere beyond folk, Holcombe's music is
a kind of blues in motion,mapping backwoods corners of the heart."
-David Fricke Rolling Stone Magazine
Videos are from Mr.Holcombe's performance at European Street
in Jacksonville Florida on January 17th 2008.
Malcolm Holcombe 1 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
"I can't remember sht from apple butter about all that.
But, damn, apple butter is tasty." -Malcolm Holcombe
Malcolm Holcombe 2 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
"I try not to be too mealy-mouthed and mushy...try not to let the bubblegum replace the nail in my foot. The pen is mightier than the sword. That's pertinent to me. Whoever said that, though, they're probably dead." -Malcolm Holcombe
Malcolm Holcombe 3 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
"...and I pulled out of town. You pay the piper and walk backwards." -Malcolm Holcombe
Malcolm Holcombe 4 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
"Ain't nothin' simple in this stuff. If you hang around the barber shop long enough, though, you're gonna get clipped." -Malcolm Holcombe
Malcolm Holcombe 5 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
"You're up there and you're looking out at either your saving grace or the lynch mob, one or the other. People pay money and it's hard-earned, and it's your job to go for the throat and deliver the fucking goods." -Malcolm Holcombe
Malcolm Holcombe 7 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
"Rain or shine, or a butter knife in the ribs, it makes a noise don't it?" -Malcolm Holcombe
Malcolm Holcombe 8 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
Awake and sing ye that dwell in dust. -Isaiah 26:19
Malcolm Holcombe 9 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
It doesn't look like much but neither does a hand-grenade.
Malcolm Holcombe 10 from ricksaunders on Vimeo.
all quotes stolen with out an ounce of permission from Pete Blackstock's profile of Malcolm Holcombe in the late and soon to be reborn in other formats No Depression magazine. except for the last two.
Malcolm Holcombe online
STEAL THESE MP3s and BUY the ALBUM at AMAZON
from I Never Heard You Knockin' BUY iT!
Sittin' Sad mp3
Not Who You're Thinkin' mp3
from A Hundred Lies BUY iT!
Dressed in White mp3
Justice in a Cradle mp3
from Gamblin' House BUY iT!
Blue Flame mp3
from a very fine live bootleg known as:
Eddie's Attic.Decatur Georgia.2001
Unknown Title featuring Mrs. Cynthia Holcombe mp3
Unknown Title mp3
A tip o' the well worn hat to DJ HillFunk, from whom more blessings flow than I deserve, for hippin' me to Mr. Holcombe.