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Artist: Lang, Martin
Title: Ain't No Notion
Format: CD
Label: RANDOM CHANCE RECORDS
Catalog Number:45
Barcode:806013004529 itemnumber=1000120614
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BLUES
Release Date: 6/16/2017
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Traditional Chicago style blues 


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air play and music press campaigns, upcoming feature article in Big City Blues is scheduled for April/May.

Martin Lang is a master of Chicago style blues harmonica. Long a stalwart session artist for Delmark Records, this is his second release as a band leader on Random Chance. His band includes: Oscar Wilson who has performed for many years as the front man for the Cash Box Kings, a Midwestern blues and swing act with a national following. He currently resides in Madison Wisconsin. Dean Haas performed for twenty five years as Jimmy Roger's in-town drummer. Billy Flynn's achievements are vast; he holds several Grammy's and performed on the soundtrack for Cadillac Records. Rusty Zinn studied guitar under the famous Luther Tucker and is from the Bay Area in California. He has performed worldwide and appeared on nearly 200 sessions. Illinois Slim, usually known as a guitarist, also plays bass and blows harp. He is a longtime stalwart on the Chicago blues scene, having apprenticed under Eddie Taylor, Sr. Jimmy Upstairs, also usually known as a guitarist, is frequently tapped to back guest stars at the University of Chicago Folk Festival, and played guitar for Willie Smith in the 1990s.

Track Listing
 1. 
[3:01] Lazy Cats Lie 

 2. 
[4:16] Backscratchin’

 3. 
[4:43] Blues With a Feeling

 4. 
[3:03] Can't hold out much longer

 5. 
[5:15] Come on in this house

 6. 
[3:10] Walkin' by Myself

 7. 
[3:42] Alternate take of Walkin by Myself 

 8. 
[5:51] Blues today

 9. 
[4:04] Little Rain

10. 
[3:52] Martin’s Third

11. 
[4.28] French Fried Taters

12. 
[7:11] Night time Blues

13. 
[5.55] Watermelon Man

14. 
[5:52] Watermelon Man (alternate take)

15. 
[4:32] Hip Twist

16. 
[3:34] Chromando #1

17. 
[3:48] Chromando #2

18. 
[3:25] Mile High Baby

19. 
[4:10] Chromatic Boogie

20. 
[2:52] Cromatic Boogie (alternate take)

21. 
[2:53] You’re the One


Performers on this Album
Oscar Wilson - vocals all tracks except #2 which is Martin Lang
Dean Haas - drums
Billy Flynn, Rusty Zinn - guitars
Illinois Slim - bass
Martin Lang - harmonica all tracks
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
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