Black Tornado

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Magic Slim has released a pile of albums, all of them true to his group's house-rocking credo. The idea this time around was to hook him up with producer Dick Shurman and get Slim to record tunes he hadn't committed to wax yet. With a tight version of the Teardrops aboard the ubiquitous Nick Holt on bass and vocals, Michael Dotson on rhythm, Allen Kirk on drums, and Slim's son Shawn Holt making a guest appearance on "Young Man's Blues", Slim turns in a solid effort here. But perhaps the biggest change this time around is the inclusion of four original tunes from Slim, big news for a combo that many consider to be the ultimate blues cover band. Counting Nick Holt's "Playin' ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Magic Slim has released a pile of albums, all of them true to his group's house-rocking credo. The idea this time around was to hook him up with producer Dick Shurman and get Slim to record tunes he hadn't committed to wax yet. With a tight version of the Teardrops aboard the ubiquitous Nick Holt on bass and vocals, Michael Dotson on rhythm, Allen Kirk on drums, and Slim's son Shawn Holt making a guest appearance on "Young Man's Blues", Slim turns in a solid effort here. But perhaps the biggest change this time around is the inclusion of four original tunes from Slim, big news for a combo that many consider to be the ultimate blues cover band. Counting Nick Holt's "Playin' with My Mind" and Shawn Holt's "Young Man's Blues," the original material is up to the 50-percent mark, making this their most adventuresome outing to date.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/19/1998
  • Label: Blind Pig
  • UPC: 019148504622
  • Catalog Number: 5046
  • Sales rank: 137,893

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Magic Slim & the Teardrops Primary Artist
Magic Slim Indexed Contributor, Guitar, Vocals
Nick Holt Bass, Background Vocals
Michael Dotson Guitar
Shawn Holt Guitar, Vocals
Allen Kirk Drums
Technical Credits
Edward Chmelewski Executive Producer
Jerry del Giudice Executive Producer
Wesley Race Liner Notes
Joe Scott Composer
Dick Shurman Producer
Al Brandtner Illustrations
Mark Verbos Sequencing Assistant
Chad Moore Engineer
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