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ELVIN BISHOP

RAISIN' HELL REVUE

2011-05-31

Recorded live on the 2010 Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Elvin "Bad Boy" Bishop was determined to raise a little hell. The CD begins with the Cajun sounds of one of Elvin's signature tracks "Callin' All Cows." Elvin recreates his 1976 hit "Fooled Around And Fell In Love" replacing the original vocals from Mickey Thomas of Starship fame with the more roots and soulful sounds of John Nemeth. "What The Hell Is Goin' On" ask the question of what is happening in the world today and along with the bluesy "Dyin Flu" and the rocking soulful feel of "Rock My Soul" represent the only tracks on this disc which feature Elvin on vocals. The Ray Charles classic "The Night Time Is The Right Time" and the blues R & B classic "It Hurts Me Too" which was originally recorded by Tampa Red in 1949 certainly represent two outstanding rhythm and blues cover tracks. The 1950's sounds of "Bye Bye Baby" featuring John Nemeth on vocals certainly bids ado to what had to be one magical evening on the high seas. Reviewed By: Gregg Saur.

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