Former Rolling Stones bassist for over 30 years, Wyman has fronted The Rhythm Kings now for more than 15 years. Part of a box set (#5 of 5) which features many styles including rock, blues, jazz, r’n’b, etc. About half originals, half covers with guests including Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Mick Taylor, George Harrison, Georgie Fame, Peter Frampton, etc. Strong stuff throughout. No FCC’s.|
*My Favorites*: 1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.
1. *(3:04) Mid. Classic tune. Upbeat jazzy blues propelled by piano, drums.
2. (3:58) Mid. Drivin’ rockin’ beat, backing vocals, solid guitar.
3. (3:23) Mid. Eddie Cochran song. Upbeat jazzy with killer Cochran style guitar.
4. (3:28) Slow / Mid. Swampy, surfy, soulful. Guitar shines.
5. *(3:20) Mid. Upbeat with Chet Atkins style guitar, bluesy and jazzy.
6. (3:50) Mid. Dan Hicks song. Fun with organ, guitar, horns, backing vocals.
7. *(3:22) Mid. Country flair with harmonica, guitar, driving with whispered vocal.
8. *(3:30) Slow / Mid. Mellow with organ, drums, a bit country, jazz, blues.
9. *(3:52) Slow / Mid. Mellow jazz, female vocal with piano. Suggestive lyrics.
10. *(3:47) Mid. Killer easy-going blues, great guitar, harmonica, male vocal.
11. *(3:32) Mid. Upbeat, jazzy with killer piano, great rhythm section.
12. *(3;19) Mid. Upbeat, full band a-rockin’. Killer.