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by Greg Lyon and the Hip Operation

Funky Soul and RnB from Australia. Some of the country's top musicians and singers [ and a few from New Zealand ] combine on this album of original tunes and groove-based covers.
Genre: Blues: Rhythm & Blues
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Wishing Well
7:28 $0.99
2. What Does It Take?
3:34 $0.99
3. That's the Plan
7:05 $0.99
4. Shake a Little
5:03 $0.99
5. Some Crazy Dream
4:57 $0.99
6. Cold Duck Time
4:55 $0.99
7. The Hip Operation
7:01 $0.99
8. The Makings of the Blues
5:42 $0.99
9. Just a Little Bit
3:38 $0.99
10. The Blues Is My Business
3:23 $0.99
11. Bet Yo Mama
3:40 $0.99
12. Groovin'
4:39 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
GREG LYON & THE HIP OPERATION proudly announce the immediate release of their new album GROOVIN', featuring cool and funky sounds from of one of Australia's finest blues, soul & RnB bands.

GREG LYON is one of Australia’s most experienced and versatile musicians. He has toured the world as bassist for the fusion band Crossfire,recording several acclaimed albums. He has also worked with greats like Jon Cleary,Jimmy Witherspoon, Elvin Bishop,Renee Geyer,Georgie Fame,Rodriguez and many others in the fields of jazz,blues,pop and rock. He has performed at major festivals and clubs around the world.

The new album GROOVIN’ features several of Greg’s original tunes as well as some seriously funky blues and a couple of classic songs from the 60’s, including the title track. The strong grooves and horn section drive the music along, and the great soloists, vocalists and guests add wonderful spice and colour to the music.

The band is based in the creative hub of Byron Bay, Australia and features these fine players;
Greg Lyon- bass and vocal,Jim Kelly-guitar
[Crossfire,studio]Scott Hills -drums{ The Flood,Graeme Connors]Wil Sargisson-keyboards
[NZ,Galapagos Duck]Shannon Marshall – Trumpet, vocal [solo-Afro Dizzi Act]and Martha Baartz – Saxaphones.

The HIP OPERATION are a musos band , and the album features many talented guests including the late Dave Ades on alto sax, Jojo Smith, Rick Fenn{10cc},slide master Kirk Lorange,and Kere Buchanan and Hamish Stuart.

GROOVIN’ was co-produced by Greg and Jim Kelly at Tone Ranger Studios near Lismore NSW.

The album will be available through Greg’s website,cdbaby,iTunes and distributed by



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