The CD Root Walking was reviewed by Bruce Iglauer of Alligator Records. “Harp has a good fat tone, I like this old style blues with good distorted slide... ..."overall a lot to be proud of here.”
Derrick's last CD Still Dream Walking has had world wide air play. Songs from the CD has won several awards including the 5000 dollar Our-Stage Grand prize for his song “One Wish” and best blues song award for “I need my Prescription”. The CD includes his music video from his song “Drive By Blues”.
Revues;“Here a surprise a blues CD with imaginative lyrics!” (Living Blues), “Succeeds in evoking the mood and feel of Chicago's Golden age without trying to re-create old sounds”(Blues Revue) “Your a real Blues Player!”(Bruce Iglauer)
Root Walking,I cannot praise this set highly enough – just buy it! Mick Rainsford