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Solomon Hicks | Carrying On the Torch of the Blues

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Carrying On the Torch of the Blues

by Solomon Hicks

"Neo Blues" - a contemporary throwback to the Blues Roots era
Genre: Blues: Blues-Rock
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1. You Don't Want Me Anymore
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2. Homework (feat. Southside Johnny)
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3. Carrying On the Torch of the Blues (feat. Jake Clemons)
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4. Jukin' At the Cotton Club
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5. I Saw Her Standing There
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6. Fooling Around
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7. I Want to See You Again
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8. The Hook of Love
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9. I Never Thought
4:04 $0.99
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10. Around the World
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11. Paul B. Allen, Omaha, Nebraska, Pt. II (feat. Jeff Levine)
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12. My Baby
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Organic Recordings presents the debut solo release of Solomon Hicks, an exciting up and coming guitarist/vocalist.
Solomon Hicks, known in Harlem, New York as "Lil B.B. King" or King Solomon, can be seen tearing up the stages of New York City’s hottest blues and Jazz clubs.
"Carrying on the Torch of the Blues", showcases the neo-bluesy soulful sounds of this talented prodigy.

Produced by Jeff Levine

Solomon Hicks - guitars & vocals
Jeff Levine - organ (Hammond B3), grand piano, clavinet (6), Wurlitzer electric piano (2)
Gary Dates - drums on all tracks except (11), percussion (4) (12)
John O’Neill - drums (11)
Eric Udell - bass on all tracks except (2) (11)
Angelo “Buddy” Savino - bass (2)
Gary Mazzaroppi - upright bass (4)
Rick Brunermer - alto sax (4), tenor sax (1) (4) (7), baritone sax (1) (4) (7) (8)
Tom LaBella - alto & tenor sax (1) (7)
Rob Elinson - alto & tenor sax (4)
Jake Clemons - tenor sax (3)
John Berry - trumpets (1)
Mac Gallehon - trumpets (4) (7)
Curt Ramm - trumpets (7)
Bob Funk - trombone (4) (7)
Southside Johnny - harmonica (2)
Freddie Salem - 2nd rhythm guitar (10)
Steve Hoffman - percussion (1) ( 8) (10)

Engineered, mixed and mastered by:
Jeff Levine at Organic Sounds, Long Branch, New Jersey
assistant engineers for Organ over-dubs: Steve Hoffman, Maggie Nuse
grand piano recorded at Shorefire Recording, Long Branch, NJ by Joe DeMaio
all horn music scores and rhythm arrangements: Jeff Levine
Toby Scott - additional mixing on “I Want To See You Again”
Curt Ramm - recorded trumpets on track 7 at Five Mile Productions, New London, CT
John Terrell - recorded sax on track 3 at Soul Haven Studios, Virginia Beach, VA

Executive Producer, Creative Consultant: Jane Sudler-Black
Artist Management: Jeff Levine Music
European JLM Representation: Ruben Medina
Administrators: Ray Dweck, Rebecca Groom
cover photo: Margherita Andreani
publicity photo graphics, album credits: Rick Gilbert

Legal Representation: The Law Offices of Leonard Korobkin, Beverly Hills, CA;
Golenbock, Eiseman, Assor, Bell & Peskoe LLP; Jonathan L. Flaxer, Kim J. Landsman, New York, NY

Thanks to: Scott Steinetz, Rick Gilbert, Jeff Golub (rip),
Joe Prinzo, Jon Holderer Photography, Toby Scott, Bruce Iglauer, Christian Thrane,
Rubén Medina, Eilene Cohhn, Jonathan Flaxer, Kim Landsman, Scott Padell Business Management Inc.,
John Hahn, Bran Aitchison, Ray Neapolitan, Richard “Rosy” Rosenblatt, Melvin Sparks (rip), John Beatty and the
Cotton Club Allstars and Melissa Dombroski Levine

Special thanks to: Southside Johnny, Jake Clemons, Curt Ramm and Joe DeMaio

Solomon would like to thank his parents, Gullins and Holly Hicks

Photography: Margherita Andreani ·
Graphic Design and Layout: Bryan Dechter/Dancing Eyes Design

in loving memory of brother, Alan Charles Levine

YOU DON’T WANT ME ANYMORE (Solomon Hicks)
© 2012 King Solomon Hicks (ASCAP) · © 2012 Only A Song (ASCAP)

HOMEWORK
(Otis Rush/Al Perkins/Dave Clark) © Songs of Universal, Inc.

CARRYING ON THE TORCH OF THE BLUES
(Jeff Levine/Fred Hurowitz) © Only A Song (ASCAP)

JUKIN’ AT THE COTTON CLUB
(Solomon Hicks/Freddie Salem/Jeff Levine)
© 2013 King Solomon Hicks (ASCAP) · © 2013 UZI Publishing (BMI) © 2013 Only A Song (ASCAP)

I SAW HER STANDING THERE
(Lennon/McCartney)
© 1963 Gil Music Corp.

FOOLING AROUND
(Jeff Levine)
© 2012 Only A Song (ASCAP)

I WANT TO SEE YOU AGAIN
(Jeff Levine / Bill Sims, Jr.)
© Only A Song (ASCAP) · © Just A Song (BMI)

THE HOOK OF LOVE
(Jeff Levine/Todd Sherman)
© 2012 Only A Song (ASCAP) · © 2012 Sherman Music (ASCAP)

I NEVER THOUGHT
(Solomon Hicks/Jeff Levine)
© 2013 King Solomon Hicks (ASCAP) © 2013 Only A Song (ASCAP)

AROUND THE WORLD
(Freddie Salem)
© UZI Publishing (BMI) · © Only A Song (ASCAP)

PAUL B. ALLEN, OMAHA, NEBRASKA (PT. II)
(Andre Lewis/ George “Buddy” Miles)
© 1970 Bug Music OBO Miles Ahead Music (ASCAP)

MY BABY
(Willie Dixon / H. Burrage)
© Bug Music OBO Hoochie Coochie Music

Organic Recordings release or-0101 © (P) 2015 all rights reserved

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