Backin' Up Santa
- Artist: The Blues Power Revue
- Format: CD
- Release Date:8/19/2008
A nonstop rockinâ€™ rhythm and blues Christmas CD â€" ala Motown/ Stax/ Memphis/ Elvis/ BB King/ Joe Cocker/ Sam & Daveâ€¦.the most fun possible! Notes: The fun â€" ky sounds of Christmas. The Blues Power Revue, backed by The Blues Power Horns, is everything you could want in a rockinâ€™ rhythm & blues band: expert musicianship, tight delivery, an in-the-pocket beat, fat sound, and dedication to having a really good time. â€œBackinâ€™ Up Santaâ€ is the bandâ€™s newest CD release, dedicated as a holiday gift to their fans. This collection of funked up, bluesy, rockinâ€™ Christmas songs was chosen to serve the festive side of Christmas. The vocal harmonies and bantering inspire merrymaking, the track choices will rev the celebration spirit, and the deep-in-the-pocket rhythm section delivers the perfect sound to powercharge any flagging Yuletide energy. Backinâ€™ Up Santaâ€ is just the ticket for your holiday groove at home or in the car as you shop, bake, wrap, decorate, hang with friends, and dig the season. The band features frontmen Kenny Elhard and Mitch Reems who use the cult-status characterizations of Jake and Elwood (respectively) as â€œThe New Blues Brothers.â€ Their vocals give nonstop tribute to the mighty R & B music style of the 60â€™s & 70â€™s â€" from Memphis to Motown. For 20+ years this band has been unstoppable, entertaining Northwest audiences with their live performances and recordings. Every member of The Blues Power Revue featuring The New Blues Brothers is a consummate, highly-gifted musician with extensive local and national credentials. Together, they have created a Northwest â€œsuperbandâ€ producing a soulful and unique power sound, skillfully interpreting and delivering the kind of music that guarantees a good time will be had by all. Performances by: Kenny Elhard, Mitch Reems, Michael Kinder, Dean Reichert, Gary Ruhl, Greg Davison, Ted Dortch, Pete Kirkman, Terry Lauber, Jay Mabin, Sam Esecson. Produced by Jenny Beaulac. Recorded and Mixed by Dean Reichert, No Hair Studio, Spanaway WA. Mastered by Terry Lauber, Phinney Ridge Productions, Inc., Seattle WA. Cover art by Duane Hoffmann, Hoffmann Design, Seattle WA.
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