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Miss Melanie & the Valley Rats | Slow Down

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Blues: Classic Female Blues Blues: Blues Vocals Moods: Type: Vocal
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Slow Down

by Miss Melanie & the Valley Rats

Call it fate, call it destiny, call it dumb luck... Playing blues from all eras and original compositions, there's something for all tastes. With members of Queen Bee & the Blue Hornet Band... call it whatever you'd like, but don't call it a comeback.
Genre: Blues: Classic Female Blues
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Ain't That Lovin' You
3:44 album only
2. Slow Down
2:30 album only
3. On Time
4:42 album only
4. I'd Rather Go Blind
5:50 album only
5. Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
3:23 album only
6. Don't Tell Me
6:16 album only
7. Cold Cold Heart
4:30 album only
8. Just a Little Bit
3:25 album only
9. A Scorned Woman's Blues
7:29 album only
10. No Dejes el Amor
2:21 album only
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Soul Shouter Publicity is proud to present Miss Melanie & the Valley Rats' debut record entitled, "Slow Down."

One listen to this disc gives irrefutable proof that Melanie Morrison is for real. Her ability to bare her soul on slow blues like, "I'd Rather Go Blind," "Don't Tell Me," and "A Scorned Woman's Blues," as well as rocking hard on the title track, "Slow Down," and make toe-tapping shuffles like, "Ain't That Lovin' You," "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," and "Just a Little Bit," really swing and are what makes this album truly righteous. Morrison is one smoking vocalist and the Valley Rats contribute to the thermodynamics without once getting in her way.

Guitarist, Mark Ross's from the gut and toneful stylings can be heard throughout. His "less is more" approach on "I'd Rather Go Blind" and "Don't Tell Me" display a profound maturity. Ross is also capable of turning up the heat when it's time to "Ain't That Lovin' You," "Slow Down," and "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," offer undeniable proof.

Rev. James Harton's elegant keyboard work, shows throughout. His sensitivity on "I'd Rather Go Blind," and "Cold, Cold Heart," further demonstrates his extensive skills on how to play for the song. His accordion on the East Texas Dancehall stroll, "On Time," is a work of art. Rev rocks out with the best of them on uptempo cuts like "Slow Down" and "Just a Little Bit."

The Jack Wilkinson, John Kennedy rhythm section provide that fatback groove throughout. These guys know how to lay it down.

Sit back, turn it up, and enjoy.



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