Almost the Greatest Show on Earth
- Artist: 2000 Lbs. of Blues
- Format: CD
- Release Date:9/7/2012
2000 lbs of blues formed by michael 'pink' arguello playing early 40's style piano driven jump blues in the spirit of big joe turner, wynonie harris, amos milburn & louis Jordan are among the major influences of this band. There performances at major events & festivals and bringing down the house wherever they perform has given them the well desrved reputation as one of the wildest bands around . . over the years, from show to show the cast of characters of 2000 lbs of blues changes slightly, always keeping the act fresh & cool, regular band members include... vocals by: michael arguello, performing for over 25 years, this charismatic blues shouter fondly known to friends as pink, has played many different styles of music from jazz to blues to early rockabilly to funk and even some punk, the founding member of 70's/80's off beat group the daddyo's, mr. pink is always on his game, being the consummate performer he has entertained many thousands of happy people through out his career, powerful vocals combined with a huge stage presences sets this singer apart from the pack . . . long time rhythm section mates ron felton on drums & tyler petersen on upright bass, together they have backed up many of the top blues artist of our time and are considered amongst their peers to be one of the premier rhythm sections on the west coast. The fun never stops with a special cast of characters coming down and playing every week, a real who's who of great players, guitar hero's kid ramos (formally of the fabulous thunderbirds), henry carjhal from (rod piazza & mighty flyers), kirk fletcher from (the charlie musslewhite band), junior watson (guitar god) and harmonica greats, james harman, johnny dyer, lynwood slim, & robert lucas (formally of canned heat) all have come out to play with 2000 lbs . . . this always adds excitement and spontaneity to every performance. There's never a dull moment! ! !