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Roomful Of Blues / Raisin' A Ruckus
Album:Raisin' A Ruckus Collection:Blues
Artist:Roomful Of Blues Added:01/2008
Label:Alligator 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-01-06 Pull Date:2008-03-10 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:3 Feb20 Jan13 Jan
Airplays:111

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 31, 2008:Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
Solid Jam
3.Jan 10, 2008:Sunshine ... on a Rainy Afternoon
Solid Jam
2.Jan 19, 2008:blues with a feelin'
Raisin' A Ruckus

Album Review
The Byrd of Paradise
Reviewed 2008-01-08 
Longtime New England R&B small big band, full throated vocals; tight, puncy horns, tuff rhythm section - wide selection of material. Blues - swing - New Orleans rockin R&R.

1. Struttin boogaloo cha cha
2. Rockin R&B march
3. Modern swinging stroll a la Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
4. Blues shoutin' midtempo New Orleans March
5. Midtempo R&B march
6. Ray meets Dixie meets lowdown blues
7. Lowdown & laidback blues
8. Roomful meets early Joe Turner
9. Gettin funky
10. Goodtime swingin' march
11. 1950s New Orleans R&B ballad
12. Tuff, tight swingin jazzy instr
13. 1960s classic, rockin R&B
14. Easy swingin, loungy-schmaltzy gravel-voiced ballad


Track Listing
1.Every Dog Has Its Day 8.Boogie Woogie Country Girl
2.Lower On Your List Of Priorities 9.Solid Jam
3.Talkin' To You Eye To Eye 10.Sweet Petite
4.Big Mamou 11.While I Can
5.Round It Down 12.Raisin' A Ruckus
6.I Would Be A Sinner 13.New Orleans
7.Black Night 14.Life Has Been Good