Robbin Thompson | One Step Ahead Of The Blues

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One Step Ahead Of The Blues

by Robbin Thompson

Acoustic Americana rock laced with country, strong lyrics and vocal harmonies
Genre: Rock: Acoustic
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1. It's Hit the Fan
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2. A Little Taste
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3. One Step Ahead of the Blues
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4:48 $0.99
4. Orange Moon
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4:32 $0.99
5. Wouldn't Wanna Be You
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6. Get Together
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5:07 $0.99
7. Chesapeake Moon
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8. That Old Country Song
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9. You Can't Do That
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10. Train Song
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Album Notes

Robbin Thompson has a unique claim to history. He was one of the only performers to ever actually sing in front of Bruce Springsteen. That was in the early '70's when he was lead singer in an early Springsteen group called Steel Mill.

Thompson's career and noteworthiness, however, extend far beyond those roots. In the years since, he has released 8 albums, won THE AMERICAN SONG FESTIVAL twice, written songs with EAGLES bassist Timothy B.Schmit, and established himself as a gifted performer, songwriter, and studio vocalist. He is also an Equity actor.

Currently, Robbin is the Vice President and co-founder of IN YOUR EAR MUSIC AND RECORDING SERVICES in Richmond, Virginia. A company that writes and produces music for commercials and films.

ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES includes songs with backing vocals by TIMOTHY B.SCHMIT OF THE EAGLES,performances by DAVE MATTHEWS BAND keyboardist BUTCH TAYLOR and a song called ORANGE MOON that was recorded in SHANGHAI CHINA featuring traditional chinese instruments.

Also included is a previously unreleased song by BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN called TRAIN SONG.

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Mark A. Moore

Genius !!
Robbin Thompson continues to outdo himself with each new release. Vocals and musicianship don't get any better than this ... heartfelt and soulful.

And beyond the recordings themselves, Robbin can strip this stuff down to a one-man, one-guitar show that will blow you away.

Here's hoping RT and his "usual suspects" -- including Timothy B. Schmit -- will always find time to work together.

Counting down to the RTB Reunion ... 'Bring us back those days'!!

Terri '67

Can't get enough!
I love the diversity of Robbin's music. My favorites on this one are 'wouldn't wanna be you', 'a little taste' and 'orange moon'. I hope there's more coming and I'm looking forward to seeing Robbin live at Kerrville.

J Carlson

Great Album!
Its great to hear a CD with such diversity! I will and have purchased other CDs by Robbin. Love them all!


Used this CD and the other three for our 4th of July party. Music playing on the front and back porches. Everybody including the passers-by really enjoyed. Actually one guy stopped and asked about the artist. Turned him on to Robbin Thompson and CD BABY. Also had folks from Roanoke there. Great memories of fun at the Coffee Pot.

Bob Munson - Studley, VA

Robbins getting better with age
You can't go wrong with this CD. Every song on it is a gem.


More great Robbin Thompson Music!
If you loved the Robbin Thompson Band, or his Out on the Chesapeake CD, you will love this CD just as much. If you have never heard of Robbin Thompson, get this one and Two B's Please and you will be a fan forever.

Ian Wright

A CD to feel good about
This is my first Robbin Thompson CD. I was attracted to him via the Bruce Springsteen connection. Thank goodness I was as this CD is a real bottler. It is a great representation of the blues and one to which you should just sit down and listen to and feel really good about. He is so easy to listen to and has many good stories to tell.The Timothy B Schmidt backing vocals are worth the purchase price alone

Dennis Gosey

Great Stuff !! Thanks Robbin

Ginny Ford

Even better than my first one(if THAT is possible)
I LOVE the versatility of Robbin's music. He writes about any and everything with beautiful and catchy lyrics.. A true treasure.. Can you actually wear a CD out from listening to it OVER AND OVER?? Another winner from Robbin :O)

Butch Page

I thought the CD was good.
I have been a RT fan since as a teenager when I bought 2 B's Please. I liked the CD. As a accoustic guitar player I learned Chesapeak Moon but there is a location mentioned in the song I can't pick out. I wish the words had come with the CD. If I could get those it would be nice. Have a good one. (Ride the Rappahannock down xxx xxx point xxxx???)
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