New Blues Hits

New Blues Hits

     
 

This 18-track sampler from Bullseye Blues runs through a spate of 1996-1997 vintage releases to cobble together a nice selection from some of the label's better-known artists. Kicking off with the Persuasions' "Life Is Like a Ballgame" (in keeping with the baseball cover art motif), selected highlights from …  See more details below

Overview

This 18-track sampler from Bullseye Blues runs through a spate of 1996-1997 vintage releases to cobble together a nice selection from some of the label's better-known artists. Kicking off with the Persuasions' "Life Is Like a Ballgame" (in keeping with the baseball cover art motif), selected highlights from Smokin' Joe Kubek ("Can't See for Lookin'"), Magic Dick & Jay Geils & Bluestime ("Hot Leftover No. 1" and "Hot Leftover No. 3"), Eddy Clearwater ("Mean Case of the Blues"), Ruth Brown and Johnny Adams ("I Don't Know"), Jumpin' Johnny Sansone ("The Talkin' Is Over [The Walkin' Has Begun]"), and Pat Boyack and the Prowlers ("Longwailin'") make this a cut above your garden-variety independent blues label sampler.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/24/1997
Label:
Bullseye Blues
UPC:
0011661852723
catalogNumber:
618527

Tracks

  1. Life Is a Ballgame  -  Persuasions
  2. Can't See for Lookin'  - Smokin' Joe Kubek
  3. You Don't Drink What I Drink  - Smokey Wilson
  4. Trombone Porky  - Michelle Willson
  5. Hot Leftover No. 1  -  Bluestime
  6. Running out of Time  -  Roomful of Blues
  7. Promised Land  -  Holmes Brothers
  8. No Use Talkin'  - Irma Thomas
  9. The Talkin' Is over (The Walkin' Has Begun)  - Jumpin' Johnny Sansone
  10. Longwallin'  - Pat Boyack
  11. Check out Yourself  - Tutu Jones
  12. Let Me Play with Your Poodle  - Marcia Ball
  13. Hot Leftover No. 3  -  Bluestime
  14. I Need Time  - Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones
  15. One Foot in the Blues  - Johnny Adams
  16. Soldier for the Blues  - Little Jimmy King
  17. I Don't Know  - Johnny Adams
  18. Mean Case of the Blues  - Eddy Clearwater

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Marcia Ball   Piano,Vocals,Track Performer
Billy Branch   Harp
Eddy Clearwater   Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals,Track Performer
Holmes Brothers   Track Performer
Smokin' Joe Kubek   Guitar,Slide Guitar,Track Performer,Guitar Effects
Roomful of Blues   Track Performer
Persuasions   Track Performer
Duke Robillard   Guitar
Irma Thomas   Vocals,Track Performer
Ruth Brown   Vocals,Track Performer
Jimmy Ponder   Guitar
David Torkanowsky   Piano,Hammond Organ
Memphis Horns   Horn
Jerry Porter   Drums
Jumpin' Johnny Sansone   Harmonica,Accordion,Vocals,Track Performer
Herlin Riley   Drums
Johnny Adams   Vocals,Track Performer
Marty Ballou   Bass
Allen Batts   Keyboards
Chris Belleau   Trombone
Thomas Bingham   Rhythm Guitar
Bertram Brown   Background Vocals
Porky Cohen   Trombone,Track Performer
Rodney Craig   Drums
Magic Dick   Harmonica,Track Performer
Popsy Dixon   Drums,Vocals
Charles Elam   Tenor Saxophone
Bob Enos   Trumpet
Bobby Forrester   Piano
J. Geils   Guitar,Track Performer
Gil T.   Electric Bass
Ken "Doc" Grace   Bass
Leroy Hodges   Bass Guitar
Sherman Holmes   Vocals,Wurlitzer
Wendell Holmes   Guitar,Vocals
Wayne Jackson   Trombone,Trumpet
Doug James   Baritone Saxophone
Paul Jenkins   Bass
Jackie Johnson   Background Vocals
Andrew Jones   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff   Saxophone
Bnois King   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar,Vocals
Little Jimmy King   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Paul Klemperer   Saxophone
Rich Lataille   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Jerry Lawson   Vocals
Ron Levy   Piano,Hammond Organ
Andrew Love   Tenor Saxophone
Matt McCabe   Piano
Sugar Ray Norcia   Harmonica,Vocals
Derek O'Brien   Rhythm Guitar
Riley Osbourne   Organ
Michael Peavy   Saxophone
George Porter   Bass
Shannon Powell   Drums
Carl Querfurth   Trombone
Red Rails   Saxophone
Steve Ramsay   Percussion,Drums
Steve Riggs   Bass
John Rossi   Drums
Joe Russell   Tenor Saxophone
Bill "Foots" Samuel   Baritone Saxophone
Jamil Sharif   Trumpet
James Singleton   Bass
Lonnie Smith   Hammond Organ
Lester Snell   Keyboards
Jerry Soto   Keyboards
Jim Spake   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Jim Starboard   Drums
Scott Thompson   Trumpet
Michael Toles   Guitar
John Mambo Trenor   Washboard
Archie Turner   Keyboards
Chris Vachon   Guitar
Jayotis Washington   Tenor Saxophone
Michelle Willson   Vocals,Track Performer
Smokey Wilson   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Lee Allen Zeno   Bass
Pat Boyack   Guitar,Track Performer
Tommy Hill   Drums
Mashaa   Background Vocals
Lannie McMIllian   Saxophone
Raymond Weber   Drums
Mark Hays   Drums
Tutu Jones   Guitar,Drums,Rhythm Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Ed Petersen   Tenor Saxophone
Rob Nelson   Guitar
B.E. Smith   Drums
Alyssa Jaquelyn   Background Vocals
Dave Knopf   Bass
Oliver Mowat   Piano
Rick Olivarez   Guitar
Marvin Washington   Hammond Organ
Linny Nance   Strings,DX-7
Christole Jones   Bass,fender rhodes
Mark Wydra   Guitar
Michael Ward   Bass
Steve Williams   Guitar
Jerry Miller   Rhythm Guitar
Don Bennett   Bass
Steve Potts   Drums

Technical Credits

Smokin' Joe Kubek   Arranger,Contributor
Brook Benton   Composer
Chuck Berry   Composer
Irma Thomas   Producer
Memphis Horns   Horn Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Willie Mitchell   Arranger,Producer
Jumpin' Johnny Sansone   Producer
Scott Billington   Producer
Andy Breslau   Producer
Magic Dick   Arranger,Producer
David Farrell   Engineer
J. Geils   Arranger,Producer
Andrew Jones   Producer
Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff   Producer
Bnois King   Arranger
Jerry Lawson   Arranger,Producer
Ron Levy   Arranger,Producer,Executive Producer,Horn Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Carl Querfurth   Producer
Bill "Foots" Samuel   Horn Arrangements
Smokey Wilson   rhythm arrangement
Tutu Jones   Producer,Horn Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Bobby Stevenson   Composer
E. Harrington   Composer
Copyright Controlled   Composer

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