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2022 release, the final album from the veteran British band. When The Blues Band got together in 1979, they caused a sensation that astonished both the group and the record industry. Fans flocked to hear Paul Jones, Tom McGuinness, Dave Kelly, Gary Fletcher, Rob Townsend and friends playing R&B with all the enthusiasm inherited from their days together with Manfred Mann in the 60s. Almost four decades on and 25 albums later, The Blues Band are acknowledged as being among the very "nest purveyors of R&B. Repertoire Records are excited to announce the release of The Blues Band's new and "final studio album - So Long. Featuring vocals from Gary Fletcher, Paul Jones, Dave Kelly and Tom McGuinness, along with performances from a host of famous faces on the blues scene including Zoot Money, Albert Lee and Steve Simpson, So Long offers 16 must-listen tracks for blues fans. Comprising a mixture of original material written by the band such as 'Tough Times', 'Don't Let It Be You' and 'Come On Give Me Some Blues', plus a cover of the Bee Gees classic 'To Love Somebody', this album is a "fitting swansong celebrating the musical genius of a true Blues Band. Is it So Long or just adieu? Only time will tell.
2022 release, the final album from the veteran British band. When The Blues Band got together in 1979, they caused a sensation that astonished both the group and the record industry. Fans flocked to hear Paul Jones, Tom McGuinness, Dave Kelly, Gary Fletcher, Rob Townsend and friends playing R&B with all the enthusiasm inherited from their days together with Manfred Mann in the 60s. Almost four decades on and 25 albums later, The Blues Band are acknowledged as being among the very "nest purveyors of R&B. Repertoire Records are excited to announce the release of The Blues Band's new and "final studio album - So Long. Featuring vocals from Gary Fletcher, Paul Jones, Dave Kelly and Tom McGuinness, along with performances from a host of famous faces on the blues scene including Zoot Money, Albert Lee and Steve Simpson, So Long offers 16 must-listen tracks for blues fans. Comprising a mixture of original material written by the band such as 'Tough Times', 'Don't Let It Be You' and 'Come On Give Me Some Blues', plus a cover of the Bee Gees classic 'To Love Somebody', this album is a "fitting swansong celebrating the musical genius of a true Blues Band. Is it So Long or just adieu? Only time will tell.
4009910241714

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Format: Vinyl
Label: Repertoire
Rel. Date: 06/03/2022
UPC: 4009910241714

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2022 release, the final album from the veteran British band. When The Blues Band got together in 1979, they caused a sensation that astonished both the group and the record industry. Fans flocked to hear Paul Jones, Tom McGuinness, Dave Kelly, Gary Fletcher, Rob Townsend and friends playing R&B with all the enthusiasm inherited from their days together with Manfred Mann in the 60s. Almost four decades on and 25 albums later, The Blues Band are acknowledged as being among the very "nest purveyors of R&B. Repertoire Records are excited to announce the release of The Blues Band's new and "final studio album - So Long. Featuring vocals from Gary Fletcher, Paul Jones, Dave Kelly and Tom McGuinness, along with performances from a host of famous faces on the blues scene including Zoot Money, Albert Lee and Steve Simpson, So Long offers 16 must-listen tracks for blues fans. Comprising a mixture of original material written by the band such as 'Tough Times', 'Don't Let It Be You' and 'Come On Give Me Some Blues', plus a cover of the Bee Gees classic 'To Love Somebody', this album is a "fitting swansong celebrating the musical genius of a true Blues Band. Is it So Long or just adieu? Only time will tell.
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