Strung Out On The Blues CD (1994)

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Product Overview


Label Mighty Tiger
SKU 60220358
UPC 028568600326
UPC 14 00028568600326
Format CD
Release Date 8/23/1994
Author Howard & The White Boys
Technical Info
Engineer Fred Breitberg; Jim Janik
Producer Fred Breitberg; Howard & The White Boys
CatalogID 6003
Lable Name Mighty Tiger
Released 09/01/1994
Original Release 1995
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 58m : 5s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00028568600326
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Howard McCullum (vocals); Dan Bellini (guitar, harmonica); Steve Asma (guitar); John Brumbach (tenor saxophone); Dez Desormeaux (baritone saxophone); Rob Mazurek (trumpet); Erwin Helfer (piano); Dave Friebolin (keyboards); Jim "Bucka" Christopulos (drums).
Audio Mixer: Fred Breitberg.
Liner Note Author: Kevin Toelle.
Recording information: Jordan Studio, Wheaton, IL; Streeterville Studios, Chicago, IL.
Photographer: Kate Hoddinott.
Fourteen high energy blues tracks played by Howard McCullum (vocalist/bassist), Dan Bellini (guitarist & harmonica player), Jim Christopulos (drummer), and guitarist Steve Asma. "She Can Cook" contains all the elements of good blues, humor, good playing, heartfelt singing, realistic lyrics about a woman who's not a beauty queen, or a whole host of other things, but can cook. Some songs, like "Nightmare Man," are as much Country as Blues. However, they never stray far from genuine blues as is evident with "Baby's Painting The Town," "Turn On Your Love Light," "Black Cat," and two pile drivers: "Strung Out On The Blues," and "The Blues Are Killing Me." Bellini displays his mouth harp skills on "I'm Gonna Hate Myself In The Morning," and a guitarist plays some saucy riffs on "Let Me Be Your Slave." They give Jimmy Reeds' "I Got My Mojo Working" a steroid injection, Bellini's harmonica drives the classic at a frantic pace. The sound is mediocre, but Howard and the White Boys' enthusiasm helps to buffer the primitive recording. ~ Andrew Hamilton
Disc 1
1 Nightcrawler
2 She Can Cook
3 Nightmare Man
4 Baby's Painting The Town
5 Stick In The Mud
6 I'm Gonna Hate Myself In The Morning
7 Let Me Be Your Slave
8 I've Got My Mojo Working
9 Havin' A Good Time Is A Full-Time Job
10 Turn On Your Love Light
11 Black Cat
12 Strung Out On The Blues
13 Blues Are Killin' Me, The
14 Montezuma's Revenge
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