Ain't Gonna Hush!
Feisty, downhome blues full of wit and humor. "Saffire dishes out irresistible portions of sass and soul, all in the name of contemporary, good-humored, take-no-guff blues." -DOWNBEAT

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*4. Nobody Ever Touched Me There (E.G. Kight, Dianna Ryan, Richard Fleming & Sunny Stephens, Georgia Songbird Muisc, BMI/Kight Flying Music, ASCAP/Air Deluxe Publishing, BMI/Nitelife Charlie Music...
*4. Nobody Ever Touched Me There (E.G. Kight, Dianna Ryan, Richard Fleming & Sunny Stephens, Georgia Songbird Muisc, BMI/Kight Flying Music, ASCAP/Air Deluxe Publishing, BMI/Nitelife Charlie Music, BMI)

*11. Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox (Rick Blaylock, Howard Perdew & Kerry Phillips, DreamWorks Songs admin. by Cherry Lane Muisc Publ. Co., ASCAP/Songs of DreamWorks admin. by Cherry River Music Co., BMI/EMI-Longitude Music, BMI/EMI-Full Keel Music, ASCAP)

Gaye Adegbalola- Guitar, Harmonica and Vocals
Andra Faye- Bass, Mandolin, Fiddle and Vocals, Guitar on It Takes A Mighty Good Man
Ann Rabson- Piano and Vocals, Guitar on Once In A While

Produced by Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women and Bruce Iglauer
Associate Producer- Bonnie Tallman
Recorded and mixed at Cue Recording Studios, Falls Church, VA
Recorded and mixed by Chris Murphy
Mastered by Brian Jensen and Bruce Iglauer at MonsterDisc, Chicago, IL
Photos by Dan Fitzpatrick/Studio 2, Fredericksburg, VA
Packaging Design by Kevin Niemiec
Ann and Andra's hair by Kerri Moran; Gaye's hair by Suzanne Moe; Makeup by Desireé Castillo

Background Vocals:
Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox- Juno Pitchford, Chris Murphy, Bruce Iglauer and Saffire
Let The Gin Do The Talking- Ann Rabson and Gaye Adegbalola
Blues For Sharon Bottoms, Coffee Flavored Kisses and Ain't Gonna Hush- Andra Faye and Gaye Adegbalola

Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women would like to thank:
Bruce Iglauer and the Alligator Records staff; Bonnie Tallman and BC Productions (Cathy Calvert and Jack Demarest); Steve King; Mongrel Music; East Coast Entertainment; Felicia Mazur; Thom Schiff; Chris Murphy; Chris, George and Suzanne (for all they do) and all our Uppity fans.

Gaye Adegbalola would like to thank:
Kathy Douberly and Andra Faye for their contributions to the background vocal ideas on
"Coffee Flavored Kisses," and to Miz Moe for the concept of "Happy Birthday To Me."
Suzanne, I'm so proud of you. Juno, my son, I'm so proud of you. Mom, I'm so proud
of you. And. . . I'm so proud of being loved by all of you. Thank you, Lord! 360o!

Andra Faye would like to thank:
My husband Chris, for love and laughter--you are truly "beyond compare." And as always,
my wonderful family and extended family of friends for their steadfast support and unwavering love, without which none of this would be possible.

Ann Rabson would like to thank:
My family, my friends and blues lovers of every stripe.

Bruce Iglauer would like to thank:
My dear friends in Saffire; Bonnie Tallman (winner of the Unsung Heroine Award); Andre
"Mr. A&R" Hobus; Marco Partin and the folks at TOA Electronics (www.toaelectronics.com) for quality bullhorns delivered to your door.

Bookings: Mongrel Music
Ph: 415-485-5100; Fx: 415-485-5105; mongrelm@aol.com
NACA College Bookings: East Coast Entertainment
Ph: 804-355-2178; Fx: 804 353-3407; eceweb@mindspring.com
Management: Bonnie Tallman, BC Productions
Ph: 570-584-4480; Fx: 570-584-4608


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"Keen, often bawdy wit, charm and grace in the singing and a rollicking joyride for lovers of boogie-woogie piano. A smart and beguilingly sexy good time"
- CHICAGO SUN-TIMES


"Sassy attitudes and powerful musicianship…hilarious, intelligent and insightful blues"
- L.A. WEEKLY



    Track Name Duration  
Play Preview 1 Ain't Gonna Hush
Author/Publisher:  Chet Demilo, Joe Josea, Sam Ling, Jules Taub, Careers-BMG Music Publ., Inc. BMI
2:17
Play Preview 2 It Takes A Mighty Good Man
Author/Publisher:  E.G. Kight, Richard Fleming & Teresa Wade, Georgia Songbird Music & Richard Fleming Music, BMI
3:27
Play Preview 3 Coffee Flavored Kisses
Author/Publisher:  Gaye Adegbalola, Hot Toddy Music, ASCAP
2:46
Play Preview 4 *Nobody Ever Touched Me There
4:59
Play Preview 5 He Really Makes It Hard For Me To Sing The Blues
Author/Publisher:  Ann Rabson, Rabelle, BMI
3:17
Play Preview 6 Blues For Sharon Bottoms
Author/Publisher:  Gaye Adegbalola, Hot Toddy Music, ASCAP
4:16
Play Preview 7 You Got To Tell Me
Author/Publisher:  Ann Rabson, Rabelle Music, BMI
3:31
Play Preview 8 Footprints On The Ceiling
Author/Publisher:  John Ward & Sidney Bailey, Malaco Music, BMI
3:28
Play Preview 9 Let The Gin Do The Talking
Author/Publisher:  Roddy Barnes, Hey Boo Productions, BMI
2:34
Play Preview 10 Unlove You
Author/Publisher:  E.G. Kight & Tom Horner, Georgia Songbird Music, BMI/Kight Flying Music, ASCAP
4:32
Play Preview 11 *Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox
3:36
Play Preview 12 Birthday Suit
Author/Publisher:  Gary Rex Tanner & Eric Bikales, Reckless Rex Music/Libido Music, BMI
3:31
Play Preview 13 Happy Birthday To Me
Author/Publisher:  Gaye Adegbalola, Hot Toddy Music, BMI
2:47
Play Preview 14 Once In A While
Author/Publisher:  Jeff Turmes, Tight Shoes Music admin. by Bug Music, BMI
3:19
Play Preview 15 If I Should Die Tonight
Author/Publisher:  Gaye Adegbalola, Hot Toddy Music, ASCAP
4:39
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