THE LUCAS HANEMAN EXPRESS, “Tearing Up the Rails”

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RIYL:  Jeff Beck, Bo Diddley, Jeff Healey

Key Tracks:  Too many great tracks to pick.  Two covers: Steppenwolf’s “Magic Carpet Ride” and Bryan Adams’ “Run to You.”

Add Date: December 19, 2016

Label:  Self

Rating:  B+

FCC:  All good.

Info:  Canadian modern blues.   One-sheet: “…clever, poignant lyrics, upbeat, modern blues and haunting ballads….gritty, passionate high energy material… a fresh and funky powerhouse band whose sound is drenched in blistering musical interplay, gripping guitar solos and solid backbeats.”   Upbeat: 2, 3(funky), 6, 7, 11, 13(Steppenwolf cover).  Mid: 1, 4, 5(Bryan Adams cover), 8. Slow: 9, 10(acoustic), 12.     Cap’n Barney picks: 1,  4, 5,  6,  10, 12, 13, 14

 

Check out the band here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKlHw4FZ29A