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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Smokin' Joe Kubek's third Rounder album juggles blues-rock originals with faithful, exuberant covers of Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters and Little Walter Jacobs, among others. Kubek is a good, sometimes captivating guitarist and entertaining singer, if not the greatest pure vocalist, and the band rips through the 11 cuts in a relaxed, yet passionate fashion. But it's hard for any longtime blues fan to get excited over hearing another version of "Little Red Rooster" or "Mean Old World"; it's impossible to reinvent Delta, urban, Texas or West Coast blues. The solution is probably to make the best music you can and hope you hook those willing to listen to contemporary ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Smokin' Joe Kubek's third Rounder album juggles blues-rock originals with faithful, exuberant covers of Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters and Little Walter Jacobs, among others. Kubek is a good, sometimes captivating guitarist and entertaining singer, if not the greatest pure vocalist, and the band rips through the 11 cuts in a relaxed, yet passionate fashion. But it's hard for any longtime blues fan to get excited over hearing another version of "Little Red Rooster" or "Mean Old World"; it's impossible to reinvent Delta, urban, Texas or West Coast blues. The solution is probably to make the best music you can and hope you hook those willing to listen to contemporary blues rather than spurn it for the originals.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/28/1994
  • Label: Bullseye Blues
  • UPC: 011661954328
  • Catalog Number: 619543
  • Sales rank: 102,372

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mellow Down Easy - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (3:14)
  2. 2 Still a Fool - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (5:32)
  3. 3 Seems Like a Million Years - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (3:09)
  4. 4 Show You What They See - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (2:09)
  5. 5 TV Light - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (5:42)
  6. 6 Mean Old World - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (7:04)
  7. 7 Texas Cadillac - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (4:07)
  8. 8 Where Can You Be - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (3:23)
  9. 9 Little Red Rooster - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (4:42)
  10. 10 No Time - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (2:45)
  11. 11 Must Have Missed a Turn Somewhere - The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band (7:24)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Smokin' Joe Kubek Primary Artist, Guitar
Bobby Chitwood Bass
Bnois King Guitar, Vocals
Ralph Power Drums
The Smokin' Joe Kubek Band Track Performer
Technical Credits
Ron Levy Producer
Rusty McFarland Engineer
Jake Guralnick Liner Notes
Chester Burnett Composer
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