Old Chicago Blues Band

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FOURTH ANNIVERSARY


ARTIST: OLD CHICAGO BLUES BAND
TITLE: FOURTH ANNIVERSARY
LABEL: SPEAKEASY (INDIE)
RELEASE: JUNE 22, 1996

Recommended for blues radio: Cat Nap Later, Bad Attitude, I Thank the Fool
Recommended for Jazz Radio: Don't Loose Your Cool

SELECTIONS: Bad Attitude / I Thank the Fool / Cat Nap Later / Bad News / I Can Hear You Calling / Don't Loose Your Cool / All Your Love / Someday Someway / Why Get Up / Thank You / Superstition / Lowrider / Too Tired


Fourth Anniversary is the 2nd CD offering from the band named after the popular London Ontario nightclub. The disc features four original tunes, an instrumental and eight covers. Unlike their first recording, THIRD ANNIVERSARY (June/95), which included six guest vocalists, this new disc showcases the band's three lead vocalists.

The Old Chicago Blues Band was formed in the summer of 1992. Since then the band has been on a roll, performing three shows a night, five nights a week at the Old Chicago Speakeasy & Grill. They have accompanied over fifty different guest vocalists and have recorded with American blues artists, Chicago Pete and Jimmy Jackson.

The band can also be seen on their own television show, Speakeasy Blues (Rogers Cable 13), which has already taped ten 30-minute episodes. They also perform for college audiences and are at home on concert and festival stages. They will be performing Friday July 19 at the Detroit Afro-American Blues Festival.

The Old Chicago Blues Band is:

Chris Murphy sax, organ, vocals, bandleader

John Knapp drums, percussion

Geoff Dahl electric bass, harmonica, vocals

Doug Varty guitar, harmonica, keyboards, vocals



FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR INTERVIEWS CONTACT:

Chris Murphy (519) 668-6443 London, ON, Canada N6C 2Y8



Can Orders: 1-800-JOE-RADIO 1-800-563-7234 $16.50
US Orders: Blue Loon Records 1-800-710-7667 $15 (US)

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