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Entries from March 28th, 2009

The Black Crowes Album Project: Amorica (1994)

March 28th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Music, The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes Album Project:
Amorica (1994)

Band Members:
Chris Robinson, vocals, harp
Rich Robinson, guitar
Steve Gorman, drums
Johnny Colt, bass
Marc Ford, guitar
Eddie Harsch, keys
Additional Musicians:
Jimmy Ashurst, mandolin
Eric Bobo, percussion
Andy Sturmer, assorted musical gifts
Bruce Kaphan, pedal steel
Produced by:
Jack Joseph Puig and The Black Crowes
Mitch’s Review:
The rap on The Black Crowes was always that they were a derivative band, dismissed by [...]

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The Black Crowes Album Project: The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion (1992)

March 22nd, 2009 · 5 Comments · Music, The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes Album Project:
The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion (1992)
Band Members:

Chris Robinson, vocals, harp
Rich Robinson, guitar
Steve Gorman, drums
Johnny Colt, bass
Marc Ford, guitar
Eddie Hawrysch, keys
Additional Musicians:

Barbara and Joy – the choir
Chris Trujillo – congas
Produced by:
The Black Crowes and George Drakoulias
Mitch’s Review:
The combination of being on the road for a couple of years honing their craft [...]

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The Black Crowes Album Project: Shake Your Money Maker (1990)

March 13th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Music, The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes Album Project:
Shake Your Money Maker (1990)
Band Members:
Chris Robinson, vocals
Rich Robinson, guitar
Steve Gorman, drums
Johnny Colt, bass
Jeff Cease, guitar
Additional Musician:

Chuck Leavell, keyboards
Produced by:
George Drakoulias
Mitch’s Review:

The heart of The Black Crowes’ signature sound – Rich Robinson’s big guitar riffs, Steve Gorman’s heavy drumming and Chris Robinson’s distinctive blues-rock voice – is established immediately on their [...]

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The Black Crowes Album Project: Introduction

March 8th, 2009 · 16 Comments · Music, The Black Crowes

It’s no secret that The Black Crowes are my favorite band. I’ve spent the better part of the last two decades listening to the Crowes, attending shows, collecting b-sides, arguing about them on message boards and spreading the love to non-believers. At this very moment the band is wrapping up their temporary residency at Levon [...]

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