Rides Again...

Rides Again...

by The Malford Milligan Band


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Rides Again...

Malford Milligan has been belting out his own blend of blues, soul, gospel, funk, and rock & roll from his home base of Austin, TX, for many years, working and recording with a lengthy roster of talent that includes Storyville, Double Trouble, the Boneshakers, Eric Johnson, Sue Foley, and Marcia Ball. Milligan, whose influences range from Joni Mitchell to Al Green and Stevie Wonder, didn't begin releasing albums under his own name until well after he had passed the age of 40. His rendition of Blind Willie Johnson's "Dark Was the Night" set the tone for the album The Gospel According to Austin, Vol. 2 in 2001. Sweet Cherry Soul appeared in 2002 on Stagger Lee Records, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished came out on the Austin to Boston label in 2004, and Rides Again... was released by Mass Appeal in 2006. Rides Again... might just be his best piece of work to date, as maturity gives Malford a leonine quality that works wonders and is bound to make him even more exciting and unique with the passage of time. Stoked with original tunes and new renditions of favorites by Muddy Waters, Otis Redding, Freddie King and Merle Haggard (as well as a cover of "Drive" by the Cars that brings to mind the passion of Eric Burdon), this album of contemporary Texas-styled entertainments illustrates just how perfectly all of the inspirations meet and combine in the king-sized heart of this joyously driven individual.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/14/2006
Label: Varese Fontana
UPC: 0030206677027
catalogNumber: 066770

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Malford Milligan Band   Primary Artist
John Shaw   Guitar
Tom Brechtlein   Drums
Fisher   Bass,Drums,Bass Guitar
Phil Fisher   Bass,Drums
Ron Flynt   Guitar,Keyboards
Malford Milligan   Vocals
Riley Osborne   Keyboards
Peter Richards   Bass
Ken Cottrell   Keyboards
David Murry   Guitar
Derick OBrian   Guitar
Ken Cottrell   Keyboards
David Murry   Guitar
Pete Richards   Bass Guitar
Riely Osborn   Keyboards
Brad Wright   Guitar
Phillip Fisher   Bass Guitar

Technical Credits

Freddie King   Composer
Merle Haggard   Composer
Ric Ocasek   Composer
Otis Redding   Composer
James Taylor   Composer
Don Grolnick   Composer
John Shaw   Composer
Roscoe Beck   Composer
Cary E. Mansfield   Reissue Producer
Malford Milligan   Composer,Producer,Reissue Producer,Audio Production,Photo Courtesy
McKinley Morganfield   Composer
Bonnie Owens   Composer
Bill Pitzonka   Art Direction
Zelma Redding   Composer
Joe Rock   Composer
Mark Donovan   Audio Production

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