Category: John The Conqueror

HERALD JOURNAL 85-26 interview with JOHN THE CONQUEROR

Juke with John the Conqueror By VINCENT HARRIS For the Herald-Journal Listening to John the Conqueror’s 2014 album, “The Good Life,” is like stumbling upon the hottest juke joint in Jackson, Miss., on its sweatiest night. The trio, named after an African-American folk hero, gets down to business on every song. Singer-guitarist Pierre Moore slings […]

BLACKGROOVES review of JOHN THE CONQUEROR “The Good Life”

The signature growling guitars and low lonesome drawl of John The Conqueror are back in full force with their second album, The Good Life. The Mississippi to Philly transplant Pierre Moore and his three-piece blues-rock outfit stomp out eleven tales of the rambling lifestyle—drinkin’, sinning, lovin’ and general bluesy behavior. Moore and his band are, […]

BRIAN ROBBINS review of JOHN THE CONQUEROR “The Good Life”

Moore’s writing (and the band’s playing) is fueled by real life, filtered through bluesmen souls and rock ‘n’ roll hearts. It’s often not a pretty picture – but neither is life, sometimes. You know Moore’s either been there or knows who was there when he’s writing about a party taking a bad turn when someone […]