Code Blue

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Sugar Blue is a powerful and fluent harmonica player who is also an effective and heartfelt singer, in addition to being a superior writer of blues-oriented songs. On Code Blue he not only sings about love won, lost, and misunderstood but warns against cocaine, discusses the blues life, talks about the frustrations of the world ("I Don't Know Why"), and pays tribute to the destroyed New Orleans. His backup band is excellent with some heated guitar solos heard along the way, but Sugar Blue is the main star, having composed or co-written all 11 songs. His words are often insightful and contain some surprises, making this bluish set quite ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Sugar Blue is a powerful and fluent harmonica player who is also an effective and heartfelt singer, in addition to being a superior writer of blues-oriented songs. On Code Blue he not only sings about love won, lost, and misunderstood but warns against cocaine, discusses the blues life, talks about the frustrations of the world ("I Don't Know Why"), and pays tribute to the destroyed New Orleans. His backup band is excellent with some heated guitar solos heard along the way, but Sugar Blue is the main star, having composed or co-written all 11 songs. His words are often insightful and contain some surprises, making this bluish set quite fresh and important.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/25/2008
  • Label: Beeble
  • UPC: 837101328531
  • Catalog Number: 801
  • Sales rank: 145,189

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Krystalline (4:13)
  2. 2 Chicago Blues (5:40)
  3. 3 Bluesman (4:38)
  4. 4 Walking Alone (4:50)
  5. 5 Cold Blooded Man (4:27)
  6. 6 Nola (5:48)
  7. 7 Bad Boys Heaven (9:08)
  8. 8 Let It Go (3:30)
  9. 9 Shed No Tears (2:56)
  10. 10 I Don't Know Why (5:44)
  11. 11 High You Can't Buy (5:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sugar Blue Primary Artist, Background Vocals
Lurrie Bell Guitar, Guest Appearance
James Knowles Drums
Rico McFarland Guitar
Paul Camilleri Acoustic Guitar
Felix Mueller Bass
Ilaria Lantieri Bass, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Sugar Blue Arranger, Producer, Author, Mastering, Concept
Rico McFarland Arranger
Rick Barnes Engineer
Ilaria Lantieri Arranger, Concept
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