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Wild Water-ski Weekend

by Sailcat

This is the first solo album release by Wyker in 30 years.He wrote all of the songs and they are a mixture of all types of Southern Americana Roots Music.This album is like takin' a trip through The Deep South .
Genre: Rock: Roots Rock
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1. Wild Water-ski Weekend Wyker aka SAILCAT
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2. Be Thankful Wyker aka SAILCAT
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3. Lady Conniver Wyker aka SAILCAT
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4. I'll Be Around Wyker aka SAILCAT
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5. Livin' Without You Wyker aka SAILCAT
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6. Baby Ruth Wyker aka SAILCAT
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7. Hooker Boogie Wyker aka SAILCAT
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8. Songbird Wyker aka SAILCAT
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9. On The Brighter Side of it All Wyker aka SAILCAT
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
MIGHTY FIELD of VISION Internet Radio is on the Net 24/7, Seven days a week playin' rare Southern Music from The Vaults,Rare Demos, Songs The Record companies passed over...you will not hear this music anyhere else !

PLEASE go to www.MFVR.com for info on how to get the MFV net radio station...it's free !

Also

Please checkout The Johnny Wyker Video featuring Eddie Hinton at CDBaby.com/Hinton

Biography by Tim Sendra

Johnny Wyker aka SAILCAT

Sailcat was a Southern rock band who had a chart and radio hit in 1972 with "Motorcycle Mama." The single's success (it reached number 12 on the Billboard singles chart) led to appearances on American Bandstand and at Carnegie Hall. Sailcat released a self-titled album in 1972 for Elektra that featured many of the heavy-hitters in the Southern rock field such as Chuck Leavell, the Memphis Horns, and Pete Carr. Soon after releasing the album, Sailcat broke up. Sailcat leader Johnny Wyker, who had been a member of the Rubber Band who recorded the original version of "Let Love Come Between Us," later a hit for James and Bobby Purify, went on to play with many of the great Southern rock musicians like Eddie Hinton, Dan
n Penn, Delany Bramlett, among others. He is currently working on a benefit project called The Mighty Field of Vision Anthem, a group dedicated to raising funds for musicians who have fallen on hard times.Checkout www.MIGHTYFIELDOFVISION.com


Note from Wyker

The bulk of the tracks on this CD were played by The Muscle Shoals Swampers featuring Roger Hawkins on drums, David Hood on Bass and Producion, Clayton Ivey on Hammond B-3, Tommy Patterson on Piano, Wayne Perkins on guitar and vocals, Charlie Hodge ( Elvis Mafia) Back up vocals, Guy Higginbotham on sax and flute, Pete Carr on 12 String guitar, Ronnie Brown on Slide guitar,Mike Lawley, Rodney Davis- guitars, Bill Connell on percussion.Max Lee keyboards, Butch Ledford,Bass,Chuck Leavell Piano, Art Shilling, guitar, Marlin and Jeanie Greene on vocals.Lou Mullenix,drums.Owen Brown- Bass, John Wyker vocal and guitar. All songs written by Wyker.

Recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound on Jackson Highway and 1000 Alabama Avenue, Widget Recording and Mix Masters in Cullman, Alabama.

Contact by email JDWYker@Charter.net


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Mickreb

Some Great Work
This is a great album. Truly some of Wyker's best work, It was recorded in Muscle Shoals Alabama and features guitar greats Wayne Perkins, Pete Carr, David Hood as well as the Muscle Shoals Rythm Section aka The Swampers, not to mention Wyker's genious songwriting ability. The absolute BEST song I've ever heard is on this album "Be Thankful" is an especially great song very applicable to the world situation today with war and the constant threat of violence, very inspiring.

slugger

great music
this is a great cd , one of my all time favorite johnny "sailcat" wyker works of art ,, it is a must have cd ,i listen to mine all the time , thanks for the great music johnny , it is awesome ,slugger

Nina Jo Smith

This is just flat out great music.
This is just flat out great music. Great to work & play to, great to play & sing along with. If you like these swampy sounds also check out http://www.mfvr.com where this & similar music plays 24/7.

masayuki minatobe

Unknown Great 70 swamp!! GET!!!!!
The smell of an art work and heavy delta swamp of the result to which the smell of a dentist carries out are very good.Only good music is altogether.It is the recording of the 70s.whenever it may hear it, it is surprised by the merit of music whenever [ the ] -- rare -- hiding -- noted board!!! Those with a merit which are got before being lost