Full Tilt

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Slide guitarist Lil' Ed Williams & the Blues Imperials bring the energy of live performance to their seventh Alligator release, Full Tilt. The highlights on this disc tend to reflect that of the album's title, especially the spirited cover versions of the Contours' "First I Look at the Purse" and Hound Dog Taylor's "Take Five," along with the originals "Hold That Train," "Candy Sweet," and "My Baby Moves Me." Lil' Ed's raucous guitar chops are at center stage on those tracks and the additional backing from horn players Eddie McKinley and David Basinger and pianist/organist Johnny Iguana add some extra kick. There are a few lukewarm tracks that are a bit too rote and, ...
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All Music Guide - Campbell
Slide guitarist Lil' Ed Williams & the Blues Imperials bring the energy of live performance to their seventh Alligator release, Full Tilt. The highlights on this disc tend to reflect that of the album's title, especially the spirited cover versions of the Contours' "First I Look at the Purse" and Hound Dog Taylor's "Take Five," along with the originals "Hold That Train," "Candy Sweet," and "My Baby Moves Me." Lil' Ed's raucous guitar chops are at center stage on those tracks and the additional backing from horn players Eddie McKinley and David Basinger and pianist/organist Johnny Iguana add some extra kick. There are a few lukewarm tracks that are a bit too rote and, unfortunately, bring down the overall good-time party appeal of this disc. Still, fans of Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, or electric modern blues in general, will want to add this to their collections.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/26/2008
  • Label: Alligator Records
  • UPC: 014551492627
  • Catalog Number: 4926
  • Sales rank: 163,949

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials Primary Artist
Kelly Littleton Drums
Eddie McKinley Tenor Saxophone
James "Pookie" Young Bass, Background Vocals
David Basinger Baritone Saxophone
Michael Garrett Guitar, Background Vocals
Johnny ''Fingers'' Iguana Organ, Piano
Technical Credits
Hound Dog Taylor Composer
Blaise Barton Engineer
Bruce Iglauer Producer, Mastering
Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials Producer
William Robinson Composer
Dan Stout Mastering
Robert Rogers Composer
Michael Trossman Logo
Pam Williams Composer
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