Memphis Monday Morning

Memphis Monday Morning

by Bobby "Blue" BlandBobby "Blue" Bland


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Age is no hindrance to Bobby "Blue" Bland doing what he does best -- recording and entertaining. The husky-throated blues singer, who was close to 70 when this CD dropped, still has that growl that makes body hair stand on end, and he forges on stronger than ever without any noticeable quality drops -- not recording-wise, anyway. Still strutting and profiling, Memphis Monday Morning commences with a taste of braggadocio à la "I'm Bobby B"; the warning to all, "I Don't Want Nobody Kicking in My Stall"; and the "I'm letting you know (that I know what you've been doing)" "There's a Rat Loose in My House." It gets even better with chilling performances of "Memphis Monday Morning" and "I Hate Missing You." The titles are interesting in themselves, and when you add Bland's Jim Beam vocals; the best musicians in Mississippi; Quanda Brooks, Thomisene Anderson, and Jewel Bass' backing vocals; and production by Tommy Couch and Wolf Stephens, you have a high-quality, potent blues grenade on your hands.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/17/1998
Label: Malaco Records
UPC: 0048021749522
catalogNumber: 7495
Rank: 66896

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bobby "Blue" Bland   Primary Artist,Vocals
Tom "Bones" Malone   Flute,Trombone,Saxophone
Thomisene Anderson   Background Vocals
Jewel Bass   Background Vocals
Butch Bonner   Guitar
Ray Griffin   Bass
Joseph Hardin   Trumpet
Willie James Hatten   Bass
David Hood   Bass
Jim Horn   Flute,Baritone Saxophone,Bass Saxophone
Clayton Ivey   Keyboards
Jimmy Johnson   Guitar
Will McFarlane   Guitar
Doug Moffet   Flute,Saxophone
Steve Patrick   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
James Robertson   Drums
Charles Rose   Trombone
Harvey Thompson   Saxophone
Carson Whitsett   Keyboards
Jim Williamson   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Dino Zimmerman   Guitar
Quanda Brooks   Background Vocals
Sam Mosley   Guitar
Bob Johnson   Keyboards

Technical Credits

Butch Bonner   Producer,Engineer
Harrison Calloway   Horn Arrangements
Tommy Couch   Producer,Contributor
Joseph Hardin   Horn Arrangements
Jerry Masters   Engineer
Charles Rose   Horn Arrangements
Wolf Stephenson   Producer,Engineer,Remixing
Kent Bruce   Engineer,Remixing

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