Sam Turton AT HOME
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"Sam Turton is one of my FINDS OF 2011. A Folk/Blues slide guitar guy supreme!"
—Jim Marino, CFMU

"What a pleasure it was auditioning AT HOME. Wonderfully and heartfully crafted. The personal standout for me was 'I'd Rather Be With You.' What a beaut."
—Michael Richard LeBlanc, CBC Radio, Moncton

"Listening to Sam Turton's new album 'At Home' is like eavesdropping on a great party. Sam's slide guitar work is sassy, stinging, and sweet."
—Jan Vanderhorst, CKPC

"Sam Turton is the true embodiment of the responsible artist. The honesty and integrity of the man comes out with every soulful note he sings."
—Andrew Craig, CBC Radio 2

"An incredible 'home made' project...a master work of art."
"Immense musical talent."
—Kris Kadwell, CKHA

"A wizard on the slide guitar."
—Steve Ritchie, CFOS

"A great mix of Roots, Blues, and Gospel featuring superior playing and friendly harmonies."
"Drums in the dining room, vocals in the hallway, guitar in the living room, plus a backyard choir...
the results are superb."
"The album will definitely be on my favourites list for 2011 and comes highly recommended."
—Steve Clarke, CHES

"Jane Lewis and Sam Turton live—oh, these guys were GOOD!!!"
—Jim Marino, CFMU

"A seamless infusion of memorable songs, impressive harmonies, and solid musicianship."
—Doug Gibson, CKWR

"Plays slide like Bonnie Raitt and sings like Al Green."
—Dave Teichroeb, CHLY

"Thumbs up...a really good CD full of poignant songs. And that says a lot these days."
—Steve Fruitman, CIUT

"Want to feel good? Put on some SAM TURTON!"
—Jim Marino, CFMU


"A roots music road warrior...excellent songs."
—John Valentyn, Mapleblues Magazine

"Sam Turton is a lucky man. A gifted singer and songwriter."
"A harmony-laden, soul massaging album."
—Doug Swanson, Penguin Eggs

"A gorgeous Cooder-like meditative quality."
"Walk With a gospel powerhouse...I see churches, choirs, organs and bawling masses."
—Rob O'Flanagan, Guelph Mercury

Accompanying Katherine Wheatley: "Turton's Cooderesque slide embellished each song with some special moments while never stealing the thunder from the others—no easy feat."
—Eric Thom, Roots Music Canada


"Sam Turton stood out—in a room full of standouts."
—Danny Brooks, Canadian blues legend and author

"Ry Cooder meets the Blind Boys of Alabama!"
—Michelle Josef, Canadian super-drummer

"A rock solid blues man surrounded by great players and singers performing great songs."
—Paul Mills, Borealis Records co-founder and Canadian folk icon

"People leave Sam's shows smiling and singing and always wanting more."
—Katherine Wheatley, Canadian singer-songwriter

"Sam Turton is a master of his craft and one of the most truthful songwriters I know."
—Christine Bougie, Canadian guitar master