Michael Packer Blues Band | The Best Of The Michael Packer Blues Band

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The Best Of The Michael Packer Blues Band

by Michael Packer Blues Band

Featured here is Michael Packer's music at it's best. Blues,jazz,rock,country and folk.
Genre: Blues: Rockin' Blues
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1. Recovered Soul
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2. Took My Gun
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3. I Can't Keep From Crying
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3:51 album only
4. Straight to Her Heart
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4:39 album only
5. Roll With the Punches
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2:55 album only
6. Gotta Go (Chicago, New Orleans)
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6:00 album only
7. Christmas On the Bowery
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5:06 album only
8. All Along the Watchtower
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4:25 album only
9. Bleecker Street
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10. I'm Tore Down
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11. The Thrill Has Gone
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12. Somebody Have Mercy
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13. Born in New York City
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The Michael Packer Blues Band recorded 3 albums from 2003 to 2006. Featured here on 'The Best Of' are tracks from 'No use Running from the Blues' and the highly acclaimed 'Bleecker-Bowery' CD which includes Packer's remake of Bob Dylan's 'All Along the Watchtower'and the Michael Packer - Nick Gravenites song 'Born in New York City' now known as one of the most popular songs about New York.Also featured here are live tracks recorded at the Greenwich Village Jazz landmark 'Sweet Rhythm'on February 1,2006 NYC.Featured on these tracks are singer - guitarist Michael Packer, pianist David Maxwell (James Cotton,Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt), Lou Marini (Blues Brothers,James Taylor), Jimmy Vivino (Conan O'Brien Show) and Felix Cabrera on harp. The original recordings were produced by Michael Packer.The compilation CD was produced by music industry legend Alan Lorber.


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RHAPSODY

TOP ARTISTS COUNTRY BLUES
THE MICHAEL PACKER BLUES BAND IS #49 ON THE RHAPSODY COUNTRY BLUES CHARTS WITH TAJ MAHAL COMING IN AT #1.

BLUESFEST RADIO

ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER
MICHAEL PACKER'S VERSION OF BOB DYLAN'S 'ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER' IS THE MOST REQUESTED SONG ON CANADA'S BLUESFEST RADIO WITH NEARLY 1000 REQUESTS!

blues deluxe

recovered soul
recovered soul the first track on this album was aired on the nations #1 blues show blues deluxe featured with artists such as eric clapton and muddy waters on over 100 radio stations across the country, canada and the virgin islands.

RadioIndy.com staff

Excellent blues CD. Pick up a copy today!
Take a little bit of rock, a little bit of blues, and a lot of groove and you've got "The Best of the Michael Packer Blues Band." Michael's raspy and memorable vocals are well-matched with the mood of the music to bring the listener into a hopping blues bar on a Saturday night. The soulful backing female vocals add a nice touch to Michael's vocals. The horn section is tight with tasteful and impressive sax fills throughout. Tracks such as "Recovered Soul" and "I Can't Keep from Crying" have elements of mainstream radio hits with catchy choruses and a rhythm section that will have your body moving to the music. If enjoy the blues, but want a more upbeat rock feel, you'll love this CD. Pick up a copy today!

COOL 1450AM TUSCON, ARIZONA

STRAIGHT TO HER HEART
'STRAIGHT TO HER HEART ' from the Best of The Michael Packer Blues Band added to the playlist at the great times and oldies radio station COOL 1450AM in Tuscon, Arizona.

Gloria Brown

Kick some major Arse
I haven't gotten it yet but I can't wait to.

john asti


michael packer is one of the best kept secrets in the united states!

wquln - fm radio erie pa

bop 'n' blues playlist
the best of the michael packer blues band charted #14 on the bop n' blues playlist submitted to living blues magazine for the national radio chart and roots music report charts!

BLUEBIRD RADIO - LONDON UK

EDITOR'S PICKS
'Born in NYC' and 'Gotta Go (Chicago,New Orleans)'are the Bluebird Radio editor's picks from this excellent compilation of Michael Packer songs.

playlist central rhapsody

christmas across the usa
christmas on the bowery was included in the holiday country mix 'christmas across the usa' on rhapsody's playlist central with artists such as joan baez, toby keith, art neville and dr.elmo.
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