Read over 20 RED HOT REVIEWS for "Primate Blues" below!!! ...by rock legend Keith Reid from Procol Harum, Erika Lopez from Mix Magazine, and others.
Band leader/drummer, FRANKIE LAROCKA (David Johansen, Bryan Adams, Noel Redding, Jon Bon Jovi) is joined by JACK O'NEILL (Earl Slick Band, Painted Faces) on vocals, JUMPIN' JORDAN LEE on the Fender bass, BOB DEL ROSSO on guitar (with a guest appearance on guitar by EARL SLICK, legendary collaborator with DAVID BOWIE and JOHN LENNON, on tracks #1, #8, and #12) to form a true blues band that has earned the respect of many on today's circuit. Hot Monkey Love captures the heart and soul of legendary blues musicians in this 12-noon to 12-midnight recording.
The talents of these four artists have earned them the privilege of performing, recording, and touring with Bryan Adams, David Johansen, Earl Slick Band, Scandal, Noel Redding, Bon Jovi, Luther Vandross, David Sanborn, Scotty Moore, D.J. Fontana, and The Painted Faces. Now combining their passion for the blues, Jack "Beau Jack" O'Neill, Frankie "Spider" LaRocka, "Cowboy" Bob Del Rosso and Jumpin' Jordan Lee have come together from all genres of music giving their blues band, Hot Monkey Love, an old but new sound with a vibe and edge that honors the works of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and John Lee Hooker, along with their original material, and more.
In Memoriam: Hot Monkey Love are deeply saddened to report that the Head Monkey, drummer extraordinaire, Frankie "Spider" LaRocka, passed away on May 12, 2005, joining rock-n-roll royalty in the ultimate jam session in the sky. Go to our website at www.hotmonkeylove.us for a link to obituary.
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