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Tastes Like Love

by Tony Vega Band

blues & roots infused rock n' roll
Genre: Blues: Texas Style
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Swingin' Charlie
3:06 $0.99
2. Automatic
3:32 $0.99
3. Trick or Treat
4:30 $0.99
4. Hey Mama
7:10 $0.99
5. Mumbo Jumbo
4:51 $0.99
6. Hard To Love
2:51 $0.99
7. Fly
5:02 $0.99
8. Jimmie Lee
3:21 $0.99
9. Devil's Daughter
5:41 $0.99
10. Too Many Drivers
5:49 $0.99
11. Silver Belly
4:34 $0.99
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Album Notes
About "Tastes Like Love" ...

This new CD really captures THE LIVE TVB SOUND! Preston Hubbard(ex Fabulous Thunderbirds & Roomful of Blues bassist) described it best, while working on the project, "yeah man, it's the Fabulous Thunderbirds meets the Stones!" The goal for me, production wise, was to make it sound like my favorite records of yesteryear. All of those old Memphis studio recordings, all of the old Chess and Stax records sound warm, organic, and fat!! And you could really hear that natural room reverb! That's what I was going for. The most important thing is the songs! Along with some of my very own new songs, this is a collection of some of my favorite songs! There are no "fillers" on this record. Every song bumps! It's a rocker. Grab a cold one & play it loud my friend!

Peace & Love, Tony Vega

Tastes Like Loves (Blue Texas 004) - What tastes like love, you ask? Maybe the Tony Vega Bands home cooking on there third album. Vega is a fluid guitarist and a kick-ass Texas-twang blues singer, and he works with the cream here, including bassist Preston Hubbard. Vega tips his hat to the Red Devil's Lester Butler on a pounding cover of "Automatic," and indeed, if you've worn out your copy of King King, this record takes up where it left off. Exceptional in every way.

- Jeff Calvin, Blues Review

Houston Press Music Award 2001: "Best Blues"

Houston Press Music Award 2002: "Best Contemporary Blues"

Houston Press Music Award 2004: "Best Blues"

"Must be something in the Lone Star state's water... where else do so many sizzling acts make their home? ...'Yeah You Right!' shows what the buzz over the Tony Vega Band is all about."
- Blues Revue

"Tony Vega is a monster!" - Billy F. Gibbons

Founded in 1997, the Tony Vega Band has become one of the premiere independent blues rock acts in the world. This hot Texas act has forged their own brand of blues & roots infused rock n’ roll. What makes the band’s sound especially unique is Vega’s relentlessly soulful guitar and one of the most unique velveteen voices to come out of Texas in years. The hard driving, hip-shaking rumble is provided by longtime TVB drummer Jeremy "Honeyboy" Pierce and Gulf coast blues veteran bassist Larry "Lownote" Johnson. Find out what the buzz is all about!



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Great cd,great texas blues.Looking for more music from Vega.
Hope to catch Vega live someday.

Rob - drummer rob

Fly, in my opinion is not only the best tune on the cd but Tony's best tunes period. Pretty much sums up what Texas is all about! Great Texas Shuffle riff! Tony makes Texas and Texans Proud.

Thomas Wright

Great songs! Great tone!
Great tone!!! When are they coming east?

Doug Faber

One hot disc
This CD absolutely rocks. If you ain't dancin' by song #2 you gotta be dead. They could have left off Mumbo Jumbo but hey, that's totally based on me and my tastes. I'm sure some of you will love that one too!

jeff brisson

tony vega rocks!!!!!!
good cd-liked the song FLY and the instrumental SILVER BELLY the best........


"Texas", style. with a little funk. "Taste Like Love" CD is your best!

Rod McLean

Killer Licks, Killer Voice, Killer Songs,Killer TONE...
Simply the BEST live Blues recording. Stunning Flawless Guitar playing throughout. Great Songs, Hot Band, Killer Tone, Tony has to be THE most underated Blues Riffmeister
out there today, and a voice to match. All the other wanabies should take a listen, here is the Real Deal.

Chris Pennell

Solid Texas Blues
Tony Vega & band are as solid as they come. I highly recommend this cd!

Chuck Roast

Pointed boots hot rods and guitars lets rock
Big blues boogie boy howdy,kick it ,drop down and dig it,she's automatic .


My first experience with Tony Vega Band and it's a great one !
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