Big Al & the Heavyweights | Live Crawfish

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Live Crawfish

by Big Al & the Heavyweights

Serving up a tasteful platter of Louisiana blues and Cajun swamp music, Big Al and the boys will satisfy your desires.
Genre: Blues: Rockin' Blues
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1. Cajun Roux Big Al and the Heavyweights
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2. Bound By Love Big Al and the Heavyweights
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3. Wrestlin' With the Blues Big Al and the Heavyweights
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4. Cheatin' Blues Big Al and the Heavyweights
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5. Make It Rain Big Al and the Heavyweights
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6. Zydecoco/Mardi Gras Mambo Big Al and the Heavyweights
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7. Red's Nuts Big Al and the Heavyweights
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8. Hey, Hey Mardi Gras Big Al and the Heavyweights
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9. Shout For More Big Al and the Heavyweights
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10. What Makes You Think Big Al and the Heavyweights
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11. House Party Big Al and the Heavyweights
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12. Eat More Crawfish Big Al and the Heavyweights
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13. Honda Wanda Big Al and the Heavyweights
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All you have to know about these guys is the fanatical following of "Gumbo Heads" that numbers in thousands. They drive hundreds of miles to get a serving of Big Al and the Heavyweights musical gumbo. You see, Big Al and the Heavyweights is an unconventional original music band that hails from New Orleans, LA. Why Big Al himself is from The Big Easy. That is where he grew up, surrounded by the sounds of New Orleans music - Jazz, Blues, Zydeco, Cajun, Rock, and Swamp Pop. It is these influences that make Heavyweights music so accessible and fun. Big Al and the Heavyweights will be on the road 240+ days this year, and it is this regimen of hard touring for the last six years that has made them one of the most well known, unsigned original bands in any musical form.


From the opening bars of "Cajun Roux", it's apparent why fans of Big Al & the Heavyweights are fondly referred to as "Gumbo Heads". The band delivers a healthy serving of downhome, Cajun flavored blues. "Live Crawfish" is remarkably crisp; the sound of this diamond in the rough band doesn't get lost in the mix. ~ Blues Revue

Big Al & the Heavyweights are a bad ass blues band... serving up over 70 minutes of superior rock stompin blues, the band is rock solid. This is a great party cd- play it loud at your next crawfish throwdown. ~ OffBEAT

A funky gumbo of great electric blues with a dash of Cajun spice... the Heavyweights get you moving one way or another- from slow and mean to hot and hoppin'. A guaranteed good time! ~ Blues Access

"Live Crawfish" is soulful, upbeat blues with some serious grooves. You'll have a hard time keeping your feet, hips, or head still. the music's the thing and lyrically the band dishes out party-band boilerplate on love, mardi gras, and crawfish. ~ River Cities Reader

New Orleans blues, jazz, zydeco, and Cajun music, Big Al & the Heavyweights mix all those styles as skillfully as an overweight Louisiana chef makes his gumbo. ~ Whatzup

These guys are first-rate road dogs... and- no surprise here- the live versions of their collection of New Orleans-flavored good time music comes out even better. ~ Big City Blues

Live Crawfish... is a snapshot of a talented and original, all American bar band. ~ Living Blues

Like a good gumbo, these guys blend together and compliment each other's contribution to make a real tasty dish. ~ Kansas City Blues News

Up-beat party music is what most describes these guys... they finger-pop, toe-tap, and booty-shake their way through an obviously crowd pleasing set of original blues tunes. ~ Magic City Blues News


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