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Artist: Iguana, Johnny
Title: Johnny Iguana's Chicago Spectacular!
Format: CD
Label: DELMARK  ( http://www.delmark.com )
Catalog Number:864
Barcode:038153086428 itemnumber=1000124710
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BLUES
Release Date: 8/21/2020
Availability: In Stock
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Johnny Iguana toured with Junior Wells and Otis Rush and recorded with Buddy Guy and James Cotton. He's played piano with the best, and this is his first blues album as a leader. Johnny grew up on Erik Satie, Raymond Scott and Mike Watt as much as Otis Spann and Johnny Jones. His own compositions here-with the blues classics and a bevy of Chicago blues greats-inhabit the space of Spann, Sunnyland and Big Maceo but also busting the blues box open with new adventures in soulful surrealism. Ripples of punk, soul, jazz, classical - Johnny has drunk from these waters. But this is a blues album. It's Johnny Iguana's Chicago Spectacular!

Track Listing
(3:33) 44 Blues

(2:56) Hammer and Tickle

(2:35) Down in the Bottom

(3:35) You’re an Old Lady

(2:48) Land of Precisely Three Dances

(3:58) Lady Day and John Coltrane

(2:06) Big Easy Women

(4:30) Burning Fire

(2:37) Shake Your Moneymaker

(2:50) Motorhome

(3:35) Stop Breakin’ Down

(3:19) Hot Dog Mama


Performers on this Album
Johnny Iguana: Piano (all tracks)
John Primer: vocals (1, 3), guitar (3)
Bob Margolin: guitar (1)
Michael Caskey: drums and percussion (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10)
Billy Boy Arnold: vocals (4, 12), harmonica (4)
Billy Flynn: guitar (4, 11, 12)
Kenny Smith: drums (4, 8, 9, 11, 12)
Lil’ Ed: guitar (8, 9)
Bill Dickens: bass (2, 5, 7, 10)
Matthew Skoller: vocals and harmonica (11)
Phillip-Michael Scales: vocals and guitar (6)
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Release Format: CD         
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