Elvin Bishop

Don’t Let The Bossman Get You Down!

Don’t Let The Bossman Get You Down!
The master of fun and funk delivers his bluesiest album. A heaping helping of slide guitar, slinky horns, rollicking rhythms, full of Bishop personality.

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ELVIN BISHOP, Guitar and Vocals
REYNALDO "DADDY RAY" ARVIZU, Alto and Tenor Sax, Congas
ED EARLEY, Trombone
RANDY FORRESTER, Keyboards
KARL SEVAREID, Bass
GARY SIL...

ELVIN BISHOP, Guitar and Vocals
REYNALDO "DADDY RAY" ARVIZU, Alto and Tenor Sax, Congas
ED EARLEY, Trombone
RANDY FORRESTER, Keyboards
KARL SEVAREID, Bass
GARY SILVA, Drums

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STEVIE GURR, Guitar and Harmonica
JOHNNY BAMONT, Tenor Sax
LUTHER TUCKER, Guitar on Just Your Fool
THE CARPTONES (BILL THOMPSON, JACK HOWE, DADDY RAY, GARY SILVA, ED EARLEY, GUITAR GYPSEY and CAL VALENTINE), Background Vocals

Produced by ELVIN BISHOP
Engineered and Mixed by BILL THOMPSON
Assistant Engineers: LYNN LEVY and WHIT LEHNBERG
Recorded at STARLIGHT SOUND, Richmond, CA and HOG HEAVEN, Lagunitas, CA Front Cover Photo by KENT LACIN
Back Cover Photo by PAUL NATKIN/Photo Reserve
Cover Design by MATT MINDE
Airbrush Art by HOLLY TUCKER
Mastered by TOM COYNE at DMS, New York, NY
Road Management: WHIT LEHNBERG
Road Crew: MAXIMUM BOB and THE SWAMP THING

The Elvin Bishop Band wishes to thank: Bruce Iglauer, Nora Kinnally and the entire staff of Alligator Records; Ric Bracamontes, Ron Kaplan and the staff of American Famous Talent; Charlie Lippert; Jackpot & Kelly; Rich Friedrich; Craig Tracy; Alex and Lu Silva; Evelyn and Jessie Beard; Tony Alvez; Doina Rosique; Big Chief; Paco Escudero; Janice Lafoon; Carolyn Thornton; Quint Davis and Associates; Service Rent-A-Car; Augusta Arvizu; Lie Kimura; David Nakamine; Patrick Cortez; Kay Arbuckle; Smack Key; Matus San; and Mark Pucci and Associates.

Elvin Bishop uses Dean Markley strings and Nady Wireless Systems. Gary Silva uses Dean Markley sticks.


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"A triumphant, rocking tour de force of blues and R&B…high energy soloing…you’ll feel like yelling for an encore"
- ROLLING STONE


"Good time rock ‘n’ blues, wicked slide work, screaming solos...honest, good-humored music"
- GUITAR WORLD



    Track Name Duration  
Play Preview 1 Fannie Mae
Author/Publisher:  Glasgow, Levy & Lewis, Longitude Music, BMI
3:18
Play Preview 2 Don't Let The Bossman Get You Down
Author/Publisher:  Bishop, Crabshaw Music, ASCAP
2:48
Play Preview 3 Murder In The First Degree
Author/Publisher:  Oden, publisher unknown
3:08
Play Preview 4 Kissing In The Dark
Author/Publisher:  Lawlers, Lawn Music c/o Frederick Music, BMI
2:44
Play Preview 5 My Whiskey Head Buddies
Author/Publisher:  Bishop, Crabshaw Music, ASCAP
5:23
Play Preview 6 Stepping Up In Class
Author/Publisher:  McCracklin, EMI-Unart Music, BMI
2:56
Play Preview 7 You Got To Rock 'Em
Author/Publisher:  Bishop, Crabshaw Music, ASCAP
4:10
Play Preview 8 Come On In This House
Author/Publisher:  London, Publisher Unknown
3:09
Play Preview 9 Soul Food
Author/Publisher:  Bishop, Crabshaw Music, ASCAP
2:45
Play Preview 10 Rollin' With My Blues
Author/Publisher:  Bishop, Crabshaw Music, ASCAP
3:38
Play Preview 11 Devil's Slide
Author/Publisher:  Bishop, Crabshaw Music, ASCAP
2:57
Play Preview 12 Just Your Fool
Author/Publisher:  Jacobs, Arc Music, BMI
2:42
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