Good Uns

Good Uns

by King Biscuit BoyKing Biscuit Boy


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Originally released on LP format in 1971 with a cloth burlap cover,Gooduns is the second album by Richard "King Biscuit Boy" Newell. After the success Official Music the year before, Gooduns was more of the same style with a few left over songs from the previous albums' sessions with Crowbar (although by this time they had officially parted company) and backing from some new musicians that included members of Janis Joplin's Full Tilt Boogie Band, Seatrainand Canada's Dr. Music. For this album, Newell recorded on a couple of cover songs written by Dr. John,Little Walter and Willie Dixon but the album contained mainly original compositions by Newell. With a harder blues guitar sound and tighter band edge than the debut, Gooduns was supported by a successful tour of England in 1971 where King Biscuit Boy and The Real Gooduns Bandwere backed up by the British band The Idle Race. Despite the success of the album and tour, the Daffodil Records label fell on hard times financially and folded with no single or album promotion, leavingKing Biscuit Boy to move to the Epic label for the next release. This budget priced reissue by Unidiscdoes not contain any bonus tracks but faithfully reproduces the original album graphics and liner notes.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/30/1996
Label: Unidisc Records
UPC: 0068381216328
catalogNumber: 2163
Rank: 88970

Album Credits

Performance Credits

King Biscuit Boy   Primary Artist,Harmonica
Brian Russell   Vocals
Larry Atamanuik   Drums
Richard Bell   Piano,Keyboards
Sonnie Bernardi   Drums
Dianne Brooks   Vocals
Roland Greenway   Bass
Kelly Jay   Piano,Keyboards
Steve Kennedy   Horn
Rheal Lanthier   Guitar
Richard Newall   Guitar,Harmonica,Vocals
Richard Newell   Guitar,Harmonica,Vocals,Slide Guitar
Rhonda Silver   Vocals
Slide Tallman   Horn
Daffodil String Ensemble   Strings
Rick Bell   Piano

Technical Credits

Flour Power Harmonica Band   Contributor

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