Mess Of Blues

Jeff Healey

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Blues, Rock
March 24, 2008

Format: Compact Disc



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Guitarist Jeff Healey is releasing his first blues-rock album in eight years.
The album was recorded late last year, with the musicians who regularly accompany the guitarist at Jeff Healey's Roadhouse in Toronto. While most of the album was recorded in the studio, two tracks were in fact recorded live at the club, and two more cut at a concert in London, England. The guitarist calls his group "the best damned bar band in Canada" and it consists of Dave Murphy on keyboards (he also sings on two cuts), bassist Alec Fraser (who co-produced the record with Healey), Dan Noordermeer on guitar and Al Webster on drums.

"Making this record is a chance to introduce the band to wider international audiences and give some great songs a new and fresh lease on life," says Healey. Choosing the songs for the album was easy, he says. "For the most part they're tunes that get the best response when we play them live, either on tour or at home in the club". Classics like "The Weight", "Jambalaya", "How Blue Can You Get" and "Shake Rattle And Roll" are all marked by Healey's innovative and sparkling guitar work.

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Key Value
Catalogue number RUF1126
Barcode 0710347112624
Number of items 1
Packaging type Jewel Case
Imported No
Weight 94g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. I'm Tore Down -
2. How Blue Can You Get -
3. Sugar Sweet -
4. Jambalaya -
5. The Weight -
6. Mess O' Blues -
7. It's Only Money -
8. Like A Hurricane -
9. Sittin' On Top Of The World -
10. Shake, Rattle And Roll -