You could say that Huffington Post has been solidly behind Peter Wolf's latest solo album Midnight Souvenirs. And why not? It's easily one of the most entertaining, wildly raucous and just plain exciting albums of 2010.
As a showman, Peter Wolf is right up there with Mick Jagger and James Brown. He doesn't put out a batch of unrelated songs, he makes what used to be called "albums," and they take you on a carefully sequenced adventure.
Wolf co-authored 12 of the 14 songs, but you'd swear none of them is new -- though original, the music has the authority of classic R&B, old-time country, Philly soul, Mississippi cotton-picker blues and more.