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Austin Rhythm and Blues Christmas
     

Austin Rhythm and Blues Christmas

 

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Originally issued on the Austin label in 1983, this rockin' release was reissued with a new cover on Epic in 1986. Standouts include The Fabulous Thunderbirds' spirited instrumental "Rockin' Winter Wonderland" and vocalist Kim Wilson pouring his harp and soul into Hop Wilson's "Merry Christmas,

Overview

Originally issued on the Austin label in 1983, this rockin' release was reissued with a new cover on Epic in 1986. Standouts include The Fabulous Thunderbirds' spirited instrumental "Rockin' Winter Wonderland" and vocalist Kim Wilson pouring his harp and soul into Hop Wilson's "Merry Christmas, Darling." Two of Austin's finest blues divas, Angela Strehli and Lou Ann Barton, turn in smokey and sultry covers of yule classics, but it is bassist/vocalist Sarah Brown who sizzles with her original "My Christmas Is Hung with Tears."

Product Details

Release Date:
06/26/2001
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0696998565623
catalogNumber:
85656

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lou Ann Barton   Track Performer
Fabulous Thunderbirds   Track Performer
Charlie Sexton   Guitar,Vocals
Denny Freeman   Guitar,Piano
Gary Smith   Guitar
Kim Wilson   Glockenspiel,Bells
Sarah Brown   Bass,Glockenspiel,Track Performer
Nick Connolly   Organ
Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff   Saxophone
George Rains   Drums
Paul Ray   Bells,Track Performer
Angela Strehli   Track Performer
Wes Starr   Drums
Joe Sublett   Saxophone
Jack Moore   Bass
Steve Pentecost   Piano
Gary Vajgrt   Trumpet
Kaz Kazanoff   Saxophone
I. Johnson   Track Performer
Alex Napier   Bass

Technical Credits

Felix Bernard   Composer
Keith Ferguson   Contributor
Bill Johnson   Engineer
Johnny Marks   Composer
Hugh Martin   Composer
Richard Mullen   Engineer
Paul Ray   Producer
Leon René   Composer
Jimmie Vaughan   Contributor
Dick Smith   Composer
Bill Johnson   Engineer
Kaz Kazanoff   Arranger,Horn Arrangements
Ralph Blane   Composer
Herschel Cunningham   Executive Producer
Billiken Johnson   Engineer
Patrick Clifford   Artwork,Concept
Jay Johnson   Composer
Jack Davis   Illustrations
Bill Hayes   Composer

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