Literal nuts-and-bolts terrain description songs can be an embarrassingly slippery slope that many artists have plunged down. Richard Elloyan is one of the few who can get away with it and, for the life of me, I'm not exactly sure how!! Just such a song (“Sunrise Side Of The Sierras”) leads off Richard Elloyan & Steve Wade's newest offering. It's dedicated to the late Steve Swinford, Elloyan's fast friend, collaborator and producer of most of his past releases.
The title track “Up For Adopti