Heavy Blues

Heavy Blues

by Randy BachmanRandy Bachman


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Randy Bachman gives away the game with the very title of Heavy Blues. The guitarist decided to devote himself to over-amplified blues on this 2015 project, teaming with a new rhythm section (one that just happens to be female), and inviting a bunch of friends to add solos to his new songs. Each guitarist -- including his old pal Neil Young, modern-day bluesman Joe Bonamassa, and Peter Frampton -- recorded their solo over a finished mix, which explains the presence of the late Jeff Healey and also how the guitarists don't necessarily seem fully integrated into the album. Nevertheless, that disconnect is ultimately a minor point because there's a gonzo energy to Bachman's originals, a spirit that can sometimes slide into silliness (listen to the chorus of "Confessin' the Blues"), but also liberates the guitarist enough to deliver one of his loudest and heaviest solo records ever.

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Product Details

Release Date: 04/14/2015
Label: Linus
UPC: 0803057020423
catalogNumber: 270204
Rank: 57240


  1. The Edge
  2. Ton of Bricks
  3. Bad Child
  4. Little Girl Lost
  5. Learn to Fly
  6. Oh My Lord
  7. Confessin' to the Devil
  8. Heavy Blues
  9. Wild Texas Ride
  10. Please Come to Paris
  11. We Need to Talk

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Randy Bachman   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Anna Ruddick   Bass,Vocals
Dale Anne Brendon   Drums

Technical Credits

Randy Bachman   Composer,Liner Notes
Kevin Shirley   Producer
Gordie Sampson   Composer
Christian Stonehouse   Engineer
Gilles Paquin   Executive Producer
Callianne Bachman   Artwork
Matt Chambless   Composer
Kevin Dietz   Recording Assistant
Jewel Box   Composer
Shelly McGown   Layout
Sarah Aument   Composer
Jeff Jeudy   Composer
Jared Gustadt   Composer

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