Which Way Is Texas?

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All Music Guide - Ronnie D. Lankford
On his second outing on Bullseye, bluesman Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets deliver a solid album. "Can We Get Together" offers a spunky lead track with Sam Myers on vocals and the Texas Horns adding an extra bit of pizzazz. Funderburgh offers one of his rare vocals on "One Women I Need," a nice ballad with Gentleman John Street's piano and organ providing an atmospheric backdrop. The instrumental "Going My Way?" gives Funderburgh, Street, drummer Wes Starr, and bassist Johnny Bradley a chance to kick out the jams, while the band pays its dues to classic blues on good versions of Johnny Walker's "Rambling Woman" and B.B. King/Joe Josea's "Jungle." The album kicks ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ronnie D. Lankford
On his second outing on Bullseye, bluesman Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets deliver a solid album. "Can We Get Together" offers a spunky lead track with Sam Myers on vocals and the Texas Horns adding an extra bit of pizzazz. Funderburgh offers one of his rare vocals on "One Women I Need," a nice ballad with Gentleman John Street's piano and organ providing an atmospheric backdrop. The instrumental "Going My Way?" gives Funderburgh, Street, drummer Wes Starr, and bassist Johnny Bradley a chance to kick out the jams, while the band pays its dues to classic blues on good versions of Johnny Walker's "Rambling Woman" and B.B. King/Joe Josea's "Jungle." The album kicks into high gear on upbeat renditions of Sonny Boy Williamson's "Tryin' to Get Back on My Feet" and Tabby Thomas/Mark Dee's boogie-friendly "Hoodoo Party." Both of these benefit from spry guitar and piano work, and Meyers' exuberant vocal. Overall, the album also benefits from tight ensemble playing, a quality that undoubtedly comes from spending 300 days a year on the road together. For fans of Funderburgh's previous albums, and for anyone who enjoys electric blues, Which Way Is Texas? will prove a pleasing purchase.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/29/2003
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661961920
  • Catalog Number: 619619
  • Sales rank: 106,298

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Anson Funderburgh Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Sam Myers Harmonica, Vocals
John Bradley Acoustic Bass
Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Wes Starr Percussion, Drums
John H.R. Mills Baritone Saxophone
Gary Slechta Trumpet
Gentleman John Street Piano, Hammond Organ
Eric Mathew Przygocki Acoustic Bass
Technical Credits
Delbert McClinton Composer
Sam Myers Composer
Rockin' Tabby Thomas Composer
Anson Funderburgh Composer, Producer
B.B. King Composer
Gary Nicholson Composer
Stuart Sullivan Engineer
Johnny "Big Moose" Walker Composer
Jonathan Wyner Mastering
Donnacha Costello Composer
Joe Josea Composer
John Street Composer
Renee Funderburgh Composer
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