After wrapping up the efficient and elemental groove that propelled his 2006 tune Rita on Thursday night at the Lexington Opera House, Keb Mo provided what seemed like an almost involuntary sample of blues-speak. It sounded little Billy Gibbons via John Lee Hooker, only instead of Haw, haw, haw, what emerged from the mouth of Mo was a little more cosmopolitan, something that sounded more like, Habba, habba, habba. It was less a blues cry that a celebratory aside. But it was a telling display, nonetheless.
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