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Jon Lord's second Australian blues

August 5, 2007

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Titled ‘Danger White Men Dancing’, a 13-track studio album is the second collaboration between Jon Lord and Bob Daisley’s Australian combo The Hoochie Coochie Men. The album should be out within the next two months.

Featuring Hammond and/or piano from Jon Lord on all tracks, the album mixes covers and Hoochie Coochie originals. One track, ‘Over & Over’, credits Jon Lord among its writers.

Track list: (click over for large version)
1 – The Blues Just Got Sadder
2 – Gotta Find Me Some Fire
3 – Twisted System
4 – Over & Over *
5 – Let It Go
6 – Heart Of Stone ~
7 – If This Ain’t The Blues *
8 – Danger White Men Dancing
9 – Dead Presidents ¤
10 – Hoochie Coochie Man ~
11 – Bottle O’ Wine ¤
12 – Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven
13 – Tell Your Story Walkin’

Ian Gillan – lead vocals on *
Jimmy Barnes – lead vocals on ~
Jeff Duff – lead vocals on ¤

The Hoochie Coochie Men:
Bob Daisley – bass, harmonica, vocals (ex-Rainbow, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, etc)
Tim Gaze – guitars, lead vocals
Bob Grosser – drums, percussion

The album takes on from Jon Lord’s Australian club tour with the band in 2003, which resulted in a live album and DVD.

In January 2003 Jon Lord was in Australia to perform the ‘Concerto For Group And Orchestra’ at the Sydney Opera House with Australian band George and premier ‘Boom Of The Tingling Strings’ at Melbourne.

An accompanying club tour of Jon’s solo material had to be changed when a small injury in Sydney put his piano playing abilities out. The Hoochie Coochie Men came to his rescue and the solo dates were changed from strings and piano to smoking Hammond tinged blues rock.

Read more about Jon Lord’s Australian shows in 2003.

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