Don’t Let The Bossman Get You Down!

Elvin Bishop

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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1. Fannie Mae 3:18
2. Don't Let The Bossman Get You Down 2:48
3. Murder In The First Degree 3:08
4. Kissing In The Dark 2:44
5. My Whiskey Head Buddies 5:23
6. Stepping Up In Class 2:56
7. You Got To Rock 'Em 4:10
8. Come On In This House 3:09
9. Soul Food 2:45
10. Rollin' With My Blues 3:38
11. Devil's Slide 2:57
12. Just Your Fool 2:42


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

with
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.