REVIEW: Bruce Hornsby – Spirit Trail (double CD)

Bruce Hornsby-Spirit Trail (double CD) BMG Records – released October, 1998 Oct. 16, 1998 – No one could ever accuse Hornsby of not paying attention. Every lyric on ‘Spirit Trail,’ his sixth album, describes his unquenchable thirst to understand what were all doing here. Stripped down, his lyric sheets look more like realistic views on sociology than anything that should be shoved in a jewel box. In an era where most artists have problems believing what they sing, Hornsby is very much real. From the albums opening Bluesy pick-me-up, ‘King Of The Hill,’ a look at an insecure ‘big...

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