Ursula George | One Steady Roll

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One Steady Roll

by Ursula George

Ursula George's third release features a collection of retro vaudeville blues & jazz, and the original "Blues for Honeyboy," with guest guitarist Jon Butcher.
Genre: Blues: Prewar Blues
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1. Take Your Finger Off It
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3:27 $1.29
2. Ain't Got Nobody to Grind My Coffee
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3:34 album only
3. Muscle Shoals Blues
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3:41 $1.29
4. My Man Rocks Me (With One Steady Roll)
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3:44 album only
5. Blues for Honeyboy (feat. Jon Butcher)
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3:36 $1.29
6. Wicked Blues
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3:35 $1.29
7. I'll Get Even
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4:31 album only
8. Double Crossin' Papa
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3:11 album only
9. My Handyman Ain't Handy No More
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3:55 album only
10. (Let's Get Naked And) Break Things
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11. Wicked Blues (Mono)
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12. Blues for Honeyboy (Mono)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
ONE STEADY ROLL is the third release for New England band URSULA GEORGE on the Tommytiger label, and features an upbeat selection of tunes that pay homage to the artists of the pre-war "Black Vaudeville."

Though short lived, African-american Vaudeville (c. 1900-1930) was highly influential to the popular music that followed. Here traditional blues morphed into jazz, as the risque works of the schooled jazz composers were performed by jazz band fronted by glamorous female blues singers. While its origins were in the segregated black theaters of the south, and it was often a very difficult living for the artists of the touring circuits, this music represented a road to the mainstream for many of these remarkable artists.

ONE STEADY ROLL also features the original track "Blues for Honeyboy," penned by Lori Urso and Marty Richards in tribute to the late, great Delta bluesman David Honeyboy Edwards. The tune features the legendary Jon Butcher on rhythm and slide guitar.

Musicians:
Lori Urso - Vocals; Guitar, tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, & 8
Marty Richards - Drums; Piano, tracks 4 & 5
Jon Butcher - Guitar (rhythm & slide), track 5
Jimmy Smith - Guitar (electric), tracks 6 & 10
Tim Ray - Piano, tracks 1, 2, 7, 8, & 9
Jeff Shore - Piano, track 10
David Zinno - Bass, tracks 1, 7, & 9
Marty Ballou - Bass, tracks 2, 3 & (electric) 10
Michael "Mudcat" Ward - Bass, tracks 4, 5, 6, & 8
Rich Lataille - Clarinet, tracks 1, 4, 8, & 9; Soprano sax, track 7
Doug James - Baritone sax, tracks 2 & 10; Tenor sax, tracks 6 & 10
Doug Woolverton - Trumpet, tracks 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, & 9

Check out our previous releases: "I'm Drivin' " (2011) and "Blue Basics" (2000) on the Tommytiger label.


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