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Brooks, Ronnie Baker / Torch, The
Album:Torch, The Collection:Blues
Artist:Brooks, Ronnie Baker Added:10/2008
Label:Watchdog Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-11-02 Pull Date:2009-01-04 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:4 Jan28 Dec21 Dec14 Dec30 Nov23 Nov16 Nov9 Nov

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 19 Oct 19:byrd of paradise
blues with a feelin
4.Sat, 19 Jun 10:byrd of paradise
blues with a feelin'
2.Wed, 15 Jun 11:Sunshine
Getting Over the Full Moon Hump
5.Sat, 24 Oct 09:byrd of paradise
blues with a feelin'
3.Wed, 20 Oct 10:Sunshine
Getting Over the Hump (Full Moon)
6.Wed, 24 Jun 09:Sunshine
Getting Over the Hump

Album Review
The Byrd of Paradise
Reviewed 2008-11-04 
A true guitar slinger - South Side Chicago. Son of blues legend Lonnie Brooks. Raised in the blues. Very contemporary, lotta guitar. Covering lowdown, rocking, uptown, and ballads.

1. Lowdown strut, autobiographical
2. Hard rockin blues, takes from Rock
3. Funky - rocky street song
4. Wailin guitar over blues march
5. Rock/blues ballad in full bloom
6. Bluesified rock march
7. Butt-shakin funky bounce
8. Easy rollin' soul stroll
9. Ronnie takes one - boogie guitar insrt.
10. Fuzz tone guitar - easy walkin
11. Strong walkin funk stomp - broke
12. Butt rockin boogie
13. Dad sings one - rockin hard midtempo
14. Screamin guitar - full voiced stomp
15. Performing with his mentors - paying tribute to their music. Swingin tuff BB King style midtempo walk
16. Rockin funky - growlin low
17. Easy strollin soul ballad

Track Listing
1.Born In Chicago 9.Train
2.Are You Free For Me 10.Other Side Of Love
3.It's On 11.If It Don't Make Dollars, Then It Don't Make Sense
4.A Long Goodbye 12.Can't You See
5.Love Again 13.It's All About You
6.You Wrong For That Now 14.Mack Mama
7.Half 15.The Torch Of The Blues
8.Be A Good Man 16.Love Me Baby
 17.A Whole Better Too