1999. Rich Kirch “Augusta Boulevard Blues”

 

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1999. Rich Kirch “Augus­ta Boule­vard Blues”. A solo record by my close friend Rich, fea­tur­ing John Lee Hook­er, Big Wal­ter Hor­ton, Sam Lay, Char­lie Mus­sel­white, Fred­dy Roulette, and many more.

A solo record by my close friend Rich, fea­tur­ing John Lee Hook­er, Big Wal­ter Hor­ton, Sam Lay, Char­lie Mus­sel­white, Fred­dy Roulette, and many more.
I played piano and bass on some tracks.
Rich was John Lee’s “Coast to Coast Blues Band” leader for thir­teen years and devel­oped a very close friend­ship with John.
I played key­boards with John Lee at sev­er­al live shows includ­ing a Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame “John Lee Hook­er & Friends” con­cert at Stan­ford, Cal­i­for­nia, and a show in Oroville, Cal­i­for­nia about a year before John died. There are links to that show on Youtube.
John Lee and Rich lat­er both played on my solo album “The Long Haul” per­form­ing a song I wrote with John Lee called “Eliz­a­beth”.
Drum­mer Bryant Mills and bassist Ron Per­ry from John’s band also played on the track.
Rich played lead gui­tar in my band “Dawn Patrol”. — with Big Wal­ter Hor­ton, John Lee Hook­er, Char­lie Mus­sel­white and Sam Lay.

Record­ed at Steve Suda’s Bayview Stu­dios in Rich­mond, Cal­i­for­nia.

 

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