May 25, 2022

The Blues Brothers Band // Red, White & Blues

Released in 1992
WEA Records
Produced by the Blues Brothers Band

Red, White & Blues is a 1992 studio album by the Blues Brothers Band.

Tracklist

  1. “You Got the Bucks” (L. Marini / P. Marini)
  2. “Red, White & Blues” (M. Moreno / A. Rubin / L. Pendarvis)
  3. “Can’t Play the Blues (In an Air-Conditioned Room)” (R. Fagan / J. Kennedy)
  4. “Early in the Morning” (L. Jordan / D. Hartley / L. Hickman)
  5. “One Track Train” (S. Cropper / G. Nicholson)
  6. “Boogie Thing” (J. Cotton / M. Murphy)
  7. “Never Found a Girl” (Booker T. Jones / E. Floyd)
  8. “Trick Bag” (E. King)
  9. “Take You and Show You” (L. Pendarvis / B. Johnson)
  10. “Big Bird” (Booker T. Jones / E. Floyd)

Song Notes

  • “Early in the Morning” is a cover of the song originally recorded by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five in 1947.
  • “Never Found a Girl” is a remake of the song “I’ve Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do),” which Eddie Floyd took to No. 2 on the R&B chart in 1968.
  • “Big Bird” is a remake of the 1968 song of the same name, also originally recorded by Floyd.

Personnel

Band Members

Steve Cropper: Guitar
Donald “Duck” Dunn: Bass
Matt “Guitar” Murphy: Guitar
“Blue Lou” Marini: Sax, background vocals
Alan “Mr. Fabulous” Rubin: Trumpet, backing vocals
Birch “Slide” Johnson: Trombone, backing vocals
Danny Gottlieb: Drums, percussion
Leon Pendarvis: Keyboards, lead vocals (“Red, White & Blues”), backing vocals
Larry “T” Thurston: Lead vocals

Special Guests

Eddie Floyd: Lead vocals (“Big Bird” and “Never Found a Girl”)
George Wadenius: Guitar (“You Got the Bucks”)
Carla Thomas: Backing vocals (“One Track Train”)
Steve Potts: Drums (“Red, White & Blues” and “Never Found a Girl”)

Special Appearance By

Dan Aykroyd a.k.a. Elwood Blues: Additional vocals & rap (“Red, White & Blues”), harmonica (“Can’t Play the Blues [in an Air-Conditioned Room]”)

Chart Position

Red, White & Blues did not chart in the US.

Single

“Never Found a Girl (Edit)”
Released in 1992