Bang That Bell

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Taylor continues to change with each new album, and Bang That Bell continues the forward look of 1997's Dirty Pool. Taylor is undoubtedly blues-oriented, but his music is also fueled by bursts of jazz, R&B, funk, and distorted wah-wah-inflected rock. While this will be off-putting to most blues diehards, Taylor forges his own path, and the result is an album with strong blues ties that doesn't fall into one comfortable roots bag or another. A strong effort, albeit one not suited to every blues fan's taste.
All Music Guide
{|Taylor|} continues to change with each new album, and Bang That Bell continues the forward look of 1997's {|Dirty...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Taylor continues to change with each new album, and Bang That Bell continues the forward look of 1997's Dirty Pool. Taylor is undoubtedly blues-oriented, but his music is also fueled by bursts of jazz, R&B, funk, and distorted wah-wah-inflected rock. While this will be off-putting to most blues diehards, Taylor forges his own path, and the result is an album with strong blues ties that doesn't fall into one comfortable roots bag or another. A strong effort, albeit one not suited to every blues fan's taste.
All Music Guide
{|Taylor|} continues to change with each new album, and Bang That Bell continues the forward look of 1997's {|Dirty Pool|}. Taylor is undoubtedly blues-oriented, but his music is also fueled by bursts of jazz, R&B, funk, and distorted wah-wah-inflected rock. While this will be off-putting to most blues diehards, Taylor forges his own path, and the result is an album with strong blues ties that doesn't fall into one comfortable roots bag or another. A strong effort, albeit one not suited to every blues fan's taste.
Southwest Blues
Easily one of the most enjoyable, rocking CDs...heard recently.

Easily one of the most enjoyable, rocking CDs...heard recently.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/4/2000
  • Label: Evidence
  • UPC: 730182610727
  • Catalog Number: 26107
  • Sales rank: 94,472

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Melvin Taylor Indexed Contributor, Guitar, Vocals
Eric Gales Guitar
Paul Johnson Keyboards
Sugar Blue Harmonica
Dave Smith Bass
Matt Tutor Rhythm Guitar
Norris Johnson Keyboards
Steve Potts Bass, Drums
Technical Credits
D'Molls Composer
Tony Daigle Engineer
Jerry Gordon Executive Producer
Steve Jensen Art Direction
Jay Newland Engineer
John Snyder Producer
Dave Smith Arranger
Jason Latshaw Engineer
D. Thomas Moon Liner Notes
Natalie Jensen Cover Model
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