From the Shoals

Barbara Blue From The Shoals
01/27/2023
Barbara Blue
BIG Blue Records
Producer: Mr Jim Gaines
Number of discs: 1

 

I dedicate this recording with a full heart in loving memory of my number one fan, my beautiful Mother ….Rose ….. 1930-2021 Forever your D#1. Sending thanks and praise to God and the higher spirits of this world and beyond that helped enlighten and guide me and my most esteemed colleagues on this musical journey. It has been an honor and a pleasure to share this creative time with y’all. From the bottom of my heart… I profusely thank you for your kindness, knowledge, stories, talent and love shared. Also to ALL of my dear friends who helped me financially, strategically, emotionally etc… I could not have done this without y’all thank you for believing in me & loving me, I am forever grateful! Amen! XoX BB

Track List
1 The Shoals 3:20
2 Nutthouse Blues 7:10
3 Tell Mama 3:22
4 Steal Away 4:04
5 Severed 5:13
6 Curse of Beauty 4:43
7 Lost Young Love 4:40
8 Slide Man 3:15
9 Too Far 7:41
10 Nothing Last Forever 3:09
11 Never Stopped Loving You 5:12
12 Song Of The River 6:42
13 Trail Of Tears 6:25

The Line Up / Musicians
Drums Bernard “Pretty” Purdie
Bass David Hood
B3 & Wurlitzer Clayton Ivey
Piano Mark Narmore
Guitar Will McFarlane
Guitar Davor Hačić – Hutch
Saxophone Brad Guin
Trumpet Marc Franklin
Vocals Barbara Blue
Background vocals Kimberlie Helton & Hutch on Curse Of Beauty
Background vocals on Song OF The River ~ Hutch, David Hood, Will McFarlane, Mark Narmore, Celia Purdie

Producer: Mr Jim Gaines
Co Producer: Barbara Blue
Executive Producers: Dr. Paul Kraisinger, Rose Krebs, Joellyn Sullivan, Barbara Blue, Donna & Smokey Ferrell, Nicolette Armstrong, Judy & Mark Scates
Recorded at: Nutthouse Studios Sheffield AL
Engineered by: Jimmy Nutt & Mr Jim Gaines
Engineer Assistant Jonathan Moody
Mastered by: L. Nix Mastering
Drum Tech Justin Holder & Bessie Blue Studios, Stantonville TN
Special thanks to “Pappa” Jack Martin for the loan of the Wha Wha pedal YOU ROCK!

© 2023 BIG Blue Records/Barbara Blue
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

 

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