The Big Break
Swinging musicianship meets hilarious songwriting. "The joyful musical intersection where hard-core Chicago blues, jump blues and R&B and Western Swing come together with driving rock'n'roll"--DOWN BEAT

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LITTLE CHARLIE BATY, Guitar
RICK ESTRIN, Harmonica and Vocals
JAY PETERSON, Bass
DOBIE STRANGE, Drums Produced by Bruce Iglauer, Charles Baty and Rick Estrin
Recorded at Starlight Studios...
LITTLE CHARLIE BATY, Guitar
RICK ESTRIN, Harmonica and Vocals
JAY PETERSON, Bass
DOBIE STRANGE, Drums Produced by Bruce Iglauer, Charles Baty and Rick Estrin
Recorded at Starlight Studios, Richmond, CA
Engineered by Bill Thompson
Mixed by Bill Thompson at Starlight Studios, Richmond, CA and David Axelbaum at Streeterville Studios, Chicago, IL
Cover photo by Kent Lacin
Cover design by Peter Amft
Cover lettering by Matt Minde
Mastered by Tom Coyne at DMS, New York, NY

Jimmy Pugh plays piano on Don't Do It, Side Stuff and Some Nerve

Special thanks to Ashley Chandler, Chris Goldsmith, Kevin Morrow, Randy L. Steenbergen, Cat Stratton, Mark Pucci, Bob Crawford, Donnie Woodruff, Larry Gosch and everyone at Skip's Music, Zenbu Guitars, Rick Curasco, Ed Castro, Hohner Harmonicas, Gibson Guitars, Shure Microphones, Sabian Cymbals, Remo Drums and Ernie Ball Strings.

Very special thanks to Nora Kinnally and the staff of Alligator Records.


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"The joyful musical intersection where hard-core Chicago blues, jump blues and R&B and western swing come together with the driving impetus of rock and roll"
- DOWN BEAT



    Track Name Duration  
Play Preview 1 The Big Break
Author/Publisher:  R. Berry, publisher unknown
3:19
Play Preview 2 Don't Do It
Author/Publisher:  Estrin, Locked In Music
4:26
Play Preview 3 Dump That Chump
Author/Publisher:  Estrin, Locked In Music
3:22
Play Preview 4 I Beg Your Pardon
Author/Publisher:  Estrin, Locked In Music
4:48
Play Preview 5 Kansas City Woman
Author/Publisher:  Willis, Unichappel Music/Tideland Music, BMI
3:26
Play Preview 6 Hurry Up And Wait
Author/Publisher:  Liban & Estrin, Piwa Music/Locked In Music
3:46
Play Preview 7 That's O.K.
Author/Publisher:  Estrin, Locked In Music
3:36
Play Preview 8 Jump Start
Author/Publisher:  Baty, Eyeball Music, BMI
2:54
Play Preview 9 Side Stuff
Author/Publisher:  Estrin, Locked In Music
3:33
Play Preview 10 Some Nerve
Author/Publisher:  Williams, Eyeball Music, BMI
3:28
Play Preview 11 Lottery
Author/Publisher:  Estrin, Locked In Music
3:28
Play Preview 12 Me And Miss Ann
Author/Publisher:  Liban, Piwa Music, BMI
2:39
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