"The South has a sound, and if you want to hear it, give a listen to Blue Mother Tupelo." - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
"... Their Southern Fried blues / Outlaw Gospel and Southern soul sound will go down well in the Derby City, with a Mississippi Delta feel and tight vocal harmonies. Micol Davis grew up with her preacher daddy singing Jimmy Reed songs for lullabies; Ricky Davis had a family that played country and rock 'n' roll. Both waded through the American musical canon on their way to the current group, so you might hear echoes of anything from the last hundred years." - Louisville Music News
"This husband-wife team craft their homemade CDs by layering instruments & emphasizing their soulful, harmonic, mountain-blues vocals. I love their rustic, earthy, gritty, groove-soaked sound. individualistic & ear-opening... This little treasure is staying real close to my stereo for days to come." - Robert K. Oermann - Music Row Magazine
"Blue Mother Tupelo is quite possibly the best husband & wife duo you've never heard of." - PASTE Magazine
"Super songs played by super musicians. It's soulful/bluesy with Southern Rock, classic country, gospel and even a bit of adult album alternative (AAA) influences. This album will win them awards." - Planet Weekly
"I can honestly say it's been a while since I have been as entertained with an album." - Music News Nashville
"The free-spirited couple doles out roots-rock in the true American songwriting tradition." - The Trades
"The chemistry that exists in their personal life carries over to the music and these 14 tracks are a testament to that fact. BMT is at the top of their game." - Pittsburgh Daily News
"If there’s one thing Ricky and Micol Davis (the husband-and-wife team behind Blue Mother Tupelo) know, it’s their harmonies.
Their latest record, Heaven & Earth, showcases the duo’s ability to play off of the other’s voice and their combined skills on everything from piano to banjo.
"The 14 songs are brimming with delta soul and Appalachian energy. TUPELO and ALWAYS LOOKIN’ are back-and-forth duets that fall somewhere in the space between Johnny & June and an uncontrived version of Sheryl Crow and Kid Rock.
On the gritty GIVE IT AWAY/HARD TIMES, Micol’s voice brings to mind Bonnie Raitt and then Shawn Colvin or Patty Griffin on WANDERING SOUL. Like a chameleon she blends with Ricky’s leads beautifully and can change styles on a dime when she takes a solo as in HIGH IN THE SKY.
The traditional I WISH I WAS IN HEAVEN SITTING DOWN shows the pair’s shared roots in the church.
As for guests and friends on the album, HAND IN HAND was co-written with Craig Fuller (Pure Prairie League, Little Feat), Molly Thomas adds violin to THE WAR and GUSTARD BELLUE includes Robin Roller (banjo), Sarah Pirkle (fiddle) and various members of the Davis’ extended family, and even the song’s subject, Gus the dog.
Blue Mother Tupelo has dates scheduled across Mississippi and Tennessee
Download Heaven & Earth on iTunes." - Nicole Wagner - Uncommon Music