Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Catfish & Crawdaddies|
Blues From Another Delta
Genres: Blues, Pop
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Blues are alive and well in the delta
booknblueslady | Woodland, CA United States | 11/23/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)
"The blues are alive and well in the delta, the Sacramento Delta that is. Blues From Another Delta is a fun, rollicking effort by local band Catfish and the Crawdaddies. It is very much modern Northern California blues with numbers Jumbin' at the Jazz Jubilee, Amtrakin', Down the Delta and Uranium Rock.Numbers as, Gold Cadillac and Fat Cat Blues provide a modern tongue and cheek comentary of life today. Band members Ray "Catfish" Copeland and Phil Minas are both able songwriters. Also included is They often Call Me Catfish written by another Northern California Blues musician Rick Estrin. This is a must have CD for the Northern California Blues fan. For other blues afficiandos it is certainly provides insight into modern life. It is on the jump blues jazz side of things. Well done and a good listen if this is your cup of tea."
The Blues is just the starting point for this fine debut CD.
booknblueslady | 04/30/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)
"BLUES FROM ANOTHER DELTA is a solid debut recording by Sacramento-based bluesman Ray "Catfish" Copeland and his band, The Crawdaddies. The name of the CD, "Blues From Another Delta" refers to the Sacramento River Delta, a meandering maze of waterways that is so similar to the Mississippi Delta (the birthplace of the blues) that it is often used by Hollywood as a stand in for the Big Muddy. Standout cuts include "Jumpin' at the Jazz Jubilee" a paean to the local Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, where Catfish holds court on an annual basis at the blues tent, "I Wanna Bop", a chugging rockabilly blues, and "Gold Cadillac", a witty "wish-I-had-a" type number. Although the band are categorized as a blues unit, healthy and welcome doses of African rhythms and blistering American Rock n Roll saturate this CD. Treat yourself, add this CD to your cart and in 2-3 days you'll be dancing to a different kind of delta. Yeah, buddy."