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Release Date:11/30/2018;Notes:Vinyl LP pressing. Jim Heath and longtime confidant and slap-bass general Jimbo Wallace have polished up their twelfth release, Whole New Life, which Heath calls "the mos… Learn More
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Release Date:11/30/2018;Notes:Vinyl LP pressing. Jim Heath and longtime confidant and slap-bass general Jimbo Wallace have polished up their twelfth release, Whole New Life, which Heath calls "the most positive material I have ever written. It focuses heavily on rock and roll but there is a human interest parallel - songs about growing up poor, vices, marriage, having children and walking the rapturous streets of America." Call it a new twist on an old sound, Whole New Life was recorded between Fun Guy Studios and Modern Electric in the band's hometown of Dallas. The 11-track rumination features new sticksman Arjuna 'RJ' Contreras. The Texas based jazz pupil came to the bands attention from a friend's reference in the summer of 2017, and brought a whole new backbeat to the legendary rockabilly administration. After clicking with Contreras, Heath hired a new pianist in 2018, Matt Jordan, to flesh out the sound with the pomp and power of Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard.;Track List:1. Whole New Life;2. Hog Tyin' Woman;3. Hate To See You Cry;4. Got It In My Pocket;5. Don't Let Go Of Me;6. Ride Before The Fall;7. Tchoupitoulas Street;8. Sunrise Through The Power Lines;9. Wonky;10. Perfect;11. Viva Las Vegas