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Have You Been Good to Yourself?

There is real pain and conviction in Johnnie Frierson’s music. Previously a songwriter for Stax and touring member of O.V. Wright’s gospel group the Sunset Travelers, these later-era songs were recorded solo in his garage at some point then sold on cassettes in local Memphis record stores in the 90’s. The fact that they have been rescued from the jaws of obscurity by Light in the Attic records proves how essential that record label really is.

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