(2016/Bejeb Music) 12 tracks.
2016 release by blues singer, songwriter and arranger Deb RyderDeb Ryder, once again produced by Tony Braunagel.
Deb Ryder,Vocals,Background Vocals
Albert Lee Guitar
Mike Finnigan Background Vocals,Hammond B3
Tony Braunagel Percussion,Drums
Kenny Gradney Bass
Darrell Leonard Trumpet
Johnny Lee Schell Guitar,Background Vocals,Slide Guitar
Leslie Smith Background Vocals
Joe Sublett Tenor Saxophone
Bob Corritore Harmonica
Kirk Fletcher Guitar
Pete Van Der Pluijm Harmonica
Jim Pugh Piano
Sugaray Rayford Vocals,Background Vocals
Ric Ryder Bass,Upright Bass
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Born just outside Chicago, Deb began appearing on stage at an early age at her step father’s famous nightclub the Topanga Corral, opening for such legends as Etta James, Big Joe Turner and Taj Mahal. Deb’s vocals have been described as powerful, whiskey soaked, a force of nature, reminiscent of her major influences, Koko Taylor and Etta James. Her stage presence is captivating! She takes you on a sonic journey of pure energy, serving up a savory blend of R&B, soul, and roots based blues that have garnered rave reviews and sustained chart topping acclaim throughout the U.S, Canada and Europe. Deb writes all her own material with lyrics that paint a personal and gritty picture of life and love that lead you from the very heights to the depths of the blues. With her signature arrangements and impeccable songwriting, you can expect her to continue to imprint her indelible mark on the blues world now and in the future.
2016 and 2017 Grammy Ballot for Best Contemporary Blues Album 2016 Blues Blast Music Award Nominee - Sean Costello Rising Star Award 2017 Blues Blast Music Award Nominee – Female Blues Artist