The Holmes Brothers

Brotherhood

Brotherhood

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A wealth of authentic, joyous blues, funk, R&B and soul, dominated by eight new Holmes Brothers originals. Also featured are sparkling remakes of songs by Ike Turner, William Bell & Booker T. Jones and Ted Hawkins, plus the band’s unparalleled version of "Amazing Grace."

"Fervent, inspired and joyful blues, R&B, roadhouse rock, soul and gospel…beautiful harmonies, true magic" - NPR


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All songs published by Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI except as shown.

Produced by Glenn Patscha, Chris Bruce an...

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All songs published by Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI except as shown.

Produced by Glenn Patscha, Chris Bruce and Hector Castillo
Executive Producer: Paul Kahn
A&R: Bruce Iglauer and Glenn Patscha
Engineered and Mixed by Hector Castillo
Assistant Engineers: Francisco Botero, Jack Counce and Daniel Florez
Recorded at Studio G, Brooklyn, NY
Additional recording and mixing at The Stable, Brooklyn, NY
Mastered by Alan Silverman at Arf! Mastering, New York, NY
Photos by Stefan Falke
Packaging design by Kevin Niemiec
Alligator logo by Michael Trossman

Sherman Holmes: Bass and Vocals
Wendell Holmes: Electric Guitar and Vocals
Popsy Dixon: Drums and Vocals

Additional Musicians:

Stayed At The Party
Chris Bruce: Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Piano, Hammond B3 Organ, Wurlitzer Electric Piano
Joe Bonadio: Tambourine
Popsy Dixon: Tambourine

I Gave Up All I Had
Chris Bruce: Acoustic Guitars
Glenn Patscha: Reed Organ, Piano

Passing Through
Chris Bruce: Bass, Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Piano, Wurlitzer piano, Hammond B3 Organ
John Ellis: Tenor Saxophone
Antoine Drye: Trumpet
Joe Bonadio: Percussion

You’ve Got To Lose
Chris Bruce: Bass, Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Wurlitzer Electric Piano
John Ellis: Tenor Saxophone
Catherine Russell: Backing Vocals
Joe Bonadio: Percussion
Kenny Wollesen: Drums

Lickety Split
Chris Bruce: Bass, Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Wurlitzer Piano, Yamaha Organ, Hammond B3 Organ, Casio

Soldier Of Love
Chris Bruce: Bass, Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Rhodes Piano, Hammond B3 Organ, Yamaha Organ, Wurlitzer Electric Piano, Backing Vocals
Catherine Russell: Backing Vocals
Joe Bonadio: Percussion

Gone For Good
Chris Bruce: Electric Guitars
Glenn Patscha: Wurlitzer Electric Piano, Hammond B3 Organ
Joe Bonadio: Percussion

Loving You From Afar
Felicia Holmes: Vocals
Wendell Holmes: Piano
Chris Bruce: Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Hammond B3 Organ
Catherine Russell: Backing Vocals

My Word Is My Bond
Chris Bruce: Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Wurlitzer, Electric Piano, Piano

Drivin’ In The Drivin’ Rain
Chris Bruce: Bass, Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Hammond B3 Organ, Rhodes Piano, Wurlitzer Electric Piano
Joe Bonadio: Drums
Catherine Russell: Backing Vocals

My Kind Of Girl
Chris Bruce: Bass, Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Piano, Hammond B3 Organ, Backing Vocals
John Ellis: Tenor Saxophone
Antoine Drye: Trumpet

Darkest Hour
Chris Bruce: Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Piano, Hammond B3 Organ

Last Man Standing
Chris Bruce: Bass, Electric Guitar
Glenn Patscha: Piano, Hammond B3 Organ

Amazing Grace
Chris Bruce: Electric Guitar

Catherine Russell appears courtesy of World Village, a division of Harmonia Mundi USA

Special thanks to Rachel Holmes, Sandra Holmes, Sophie McDonald and Deborah Dupree, and special dedication to Debra Braxton. Thanks also to Glenn Patscha, Chris Bruce, Hector Castillo, Paul Kahn, Bruce Iglauer, Glen Forrest, everyone at Alligator Records and Concerted Efforts, Pinkie, Barbara, and Isobel. Wendell Holmes would also like to thank his daughter Felicia Holmes for singing on “Loving You From Afar,” and daughter Mia Williams.

Booking And Management: Concerted Efforts, 617-969-0810, concertedefforts.com

Fan Club: Arzola Whetstone and Barbara Curtis, P.O. Box 186, Saluda, VA 23149

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    Track Name Duration  
Play Preview 1 Stayed At The Party
Author/Publisher:  Wendell Holmes, Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI
3:29
Play Preview 2 I Gave Up All I Had
Author/Publisher:  Ted Hawkins, Happy Valley Music/Joliet Music, BMI
3:14
Play Preview 3 Passing Through
Author/Publisher:  Sherman Holmes, Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI
2:57
Play Preview 4 You’ve Got To Lose
Author/Publisher:  Ike Turner, Su-Ma Music, BMI
3:07
Play Preview 5 Lickety Split
Author/Publisher:  Wendell Holmes, Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI
3:44
Play Preview 6 Soldier Of Love
Author/Publisher:  Geraint Watkins, Plangent Visions Music Inc., ASCAP
4:31
Play Preview 7 Gone For Good
Author/Publisher:  Wendell Holmes, Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI
3:05
Play Preview 8 Loving You From Afar
Author/Publisher:  Wendell Holmes, Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI
5:12
Play Preview 9 My Word Is My Bond
Author/Publisher:  Wendell Holmes, Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI
3:05
Play Preview 10 Drivin' In The Drivin' Rain
Author/Publisher:  Curtis Salgado, David Duncan & Kevin McKendree, Odaglas Music, ASCAP/Covered Call Music, BMI/East Folks Music, BMI
3:25
Play Preview 11 My Kind of Girl
Author/Publisher:  William Bell & Booker T. Jones, Irving Music, BMI
3:21
Play Preview 12 Darkest Hour
Author/Publisher:  Wendell Holmes, Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI
4:25
Play Preview 13 Last Man Standing
Author/Publisher:  Sherman Holmes, Gardenville Music/Foggy Day Music, admin. by Bug Music c/o BMG Chrysalis, BMI
2:44
Play Preview 14 Amazing Grace
Author/Publisher:  Traditional arr. by The Holmes Brothers, Gardenville Music/Happy Valley Music, BMI
7:39
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