THE FIRST 300 WILL RECEIVE AN AUTOGRAPHED CD A soul-satisfying romp, jam-packed with sweaty, energized workouts. From blustery blues to gritty R&B and hard-charging roadhouse rock, the set list includes fan favorites from throughout Tommy’s career. "Tommy Castro & The Painkillers showcase the power of the blues, soul and down-and-dirty rock ‘n’ roll...rousing and infectious. This is energizing, scorching, soul-shaking music….pure pleasure." –Living Blues
Tommy Castro: Guitar and Vocals Randy McDonald: Bass and Background Vocals Bowen Brown: Drums ...
Tommy Castro: Guitar and Vocals Randy McDonald: Bass and Background Vocals Bowen Brown: Drums Mike Emerson: Keyboards Tracks 1, 4, 6, 8 Recorded by Peter Moshay at Daryl’s House. Pawling, NY Tracks 2, 5 Recorded by Martin Graves at Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, CA Track 3 Recorded by Alex Hofstrand at Biscuits and Blues, San Francisco, CA Track 7 Recorded by Peter Jay at Wildwood Amphitheatre, Lake Orion, MI Tracks 9, 10 Recorded by Skyeler Castro Williams at Antone’s, Austin, TX
Produced by Tommy Castro and Ron Alan Cohen Mixed by Ron Alan Cohen at RA Music Studio, Mill Valley CA Mastered by Collin Jordan and Bruce Iglauer at the Boiler Room, Chicago, IL Photos by Jayson Carpenter, except back cover photo by George Zaferes Packaging Design by Kevin Niemiec Executive Producer: Bruce Iglauer
Thanks to: Tom Gold and the Concerted Efforts Agency, Bruce Iglauer and all the folks at Alligator Records, Joan Malotides at Blues Broad Videos and Social Media, Dani Barese and Scott Burnette (website management), Mike Moss, Daryl Hall, Steven Suen, the staffs of Antone’s, Belly Up Tavern, Biscuits and Blues and Daryl’s House, Delaney Guitars, Strobel Guitars, Category 5 Amps, GHS Strings, Jim Dunlop picks and accessories, Eminence speakers and Reunion Blues gig bags.