Tommy Castro Painkiller
Only 5 copies left
|You Save:||$1.70 (10% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: January 30, 2007
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: Blind Pig
Living Blues - p.49"In addition to assertive guitar and forceful songwriting, Castro supplies husky and gritty lead vocals."
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
Personnel: Tommy Castro (vocals, guitar); Coco Montoya (vocals, guitar); Angela Strehli (vocals); Keith Crossan (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Tom Poole (trumpet, flugelhorn); Tony Stead (piano, Wurlitzer organ); Teresa James (piano, background vocals); Chris Sandoval (drums); Lenny Castro (percussion); Bonnie Hayes (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: John Porter.
Recording information: Laughing Tiger, San Rafael, CA.
Photographer: Eddie Lee Ebony.
Tommy Castro has long been a disciple of both Stax/Volt-era R&B and the electric blues of the Texas and Chicago schools, and on PAINKILLER he synthesizes those influences perfectly. Whether on the Wilson Pickett-esque "I'm Not Broken," the classic rock boogie of "I Roll When I Rock," or straight-ahead blues such as the cover of Albert Collins's "A Good Fool is Hard to Find" (which features guest Coco Montoya), PAINKILLER is full of hard-driving, horn-sweetened, electric guitar-fueled barnburners. Castro's stinging leads are featured throughout, but what most impresses is the overall musical punch packed throughout this blast of blues and soul.
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 12 ratings.
Based on 12 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Top ranking CD:
- Various Artists Extreme Hits - The Sixties, Volume 2: 20 Original Hits (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Various Artists Best of Chicago Garage Bands - The Quill Records Story (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- The Herd Very Best of I Can Fly (Featuring Peter Frampton) (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Various Artists History of Rock - JukeBox Giants, Volume 3 (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- King Curtis Enjoy Records - The Best of King Curtis (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE