The Kentucky Headhunters

Live At The Ramblin' Man Fair

Live At The Ramblin' Man Fair

From the opening crunch of "Big Boss Man" to a thunderous take on The Beatles' "Don't Let Me Down," Live At The Ramblin’ Man Fair packs an adrenaline-fueled punch as the Headhunters revel in the power of roadhouse rock and blues. And the fun continues on three bonus studio tracks, newly discovered takes from the sessions with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame pianist Johnnie Johnson that produced the 2015 gem Meet Me In Bluesland. "A raucous, rockin' romp that'll put a big ole grin on your face" – NoDepression.com 


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Richard Young: Rhythm Guitar and Vocals
Doug Phelps: Bass Guitar and Vocals
Greg Martin: Lead, Slide Guitar and Vocals
Fred Young...
Richard Young: Rhythm Guitar and Vocals
Doug Phelps: Bass Guitar and Vocals
Greg Martin: Lead, Slide Guitar and Vocals
Fred Young: Drums, Percussion and Vocals

with Black Stone Cherry and Bad Touch
Backing Vocals and John Fred Young, Drums on “Don’t Let Me Down”
Black Stone Cherry appear courtesy of Mascot Records.
Bad Touch appear courtesy of Marshall Records.

* Studio Bonus Track Compadres:
Johnnie Johnson: Piano
Anthony Kenney: Bass Guitar

Produced By The Kentucky HeadHunters for Practice House Records
Live Tracks Recorded by Will Shapland with Dave Porter and Paul Nickson at The Ramblin’ Man Fair, Maidstone, UK
Approval Engineer: Rob Brinkmann
Technical Engineer: Chris Goddard
Recording Assistants: Necker, Jason Marshall, Andy Knightley and Adam Williams
Recording Runners: Connor Panyani, Erron Wellington and Will Daniels
Live Mix by Josh Phelps
Mixed by David Barrick and Richard Young at Barrick Recording, Glasgow, KY
Studio Bonus Tracks Recorded and Mixed by David Barrick and Richard Young at Barrick Recording , Glasgow, KY
Mastered by Eric Conn at Independent Mastering, Nashville, TN
Photos by John Lee
Packaging Design by Kevin Niemiec
Ramblin' Man logo by Vince Ray, courtesy of the Ramblin' Man Fair



Our deepest love and thanks to God and all our family who have allowed us to ramble on for 50 years. A huge thanks to John Fred, Chris, Ben and Jon of Black Stone Cherry for opening doors to the UK for the Heads. Without your vision and support, our playing the UK would not have happened.

Thanks to Martin Jarvis at the Fresh Start Agency, UK, Bad Touch and Mark Drewry for touring with us and setting up your gear for us older fellows, Big Mike Allen for seeing we get there on time, The Ramblin’ Man Fair and all the fine folks who stomped their feet and cheered us on during this recording, as well as heads music honchos around the world, Alec at United Talent, Bruce, Josh, Kevin, Marc and all at Alligator Records, Paul Anthony and everyone at Planet Rock Radio, Hard Rock Hell Radio, Paul Jones, Sheperd Neame, Trooper, U-Discover, 4 Roses, Foreign Currency Direct, MJ, Noggin and Andy Walton at Live Here Now, Laguna Cycles, Roland, Malcom, Katie and Barney at Pledgemusic, Ben Ewing and Shannon Pollard at Plowboy Records, Practice House Records, Mitchell Fox, Travis James, Lance Roberts, Nick Neinma and Tara Austin at the United Talent Agency USA, Jayboy at Screenplay, Eric, Kay and All Access Coach, Steve Hatton and Nicola Treharne at Nylon, Michelle and Kirsten at Cosa Nostra PR, UK.

Thanks to RFS Entertainment Company, Frank McGowan and Chris Ingham at Spirit of Rock. A huge thank you to Nordoff Robbins for the wonderful work you do for those who need a special push. And thanks to Barbara Thornton, Josie Otton, Phil Brown, Jagoda Sadowska, Izzie Jeans and Miles Beaulieu and Bree Hart at LHN Festival.

Thanks also to Ludwig Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Evans Heads, Pro Mark drum sticks, Heather Freeland and Gibson Guitar Corp., Gibson Custom Shop, Todd Money, Phillip Crabtree and Gibson Repair and Restoration, Fender Guitars and Amps, Marshall Amplification USA & UK, Vox, Hartley Peavy, David Barnette and all at Peavy Electronics, Charles Whitfill Guitars, Michael Breedlove and MGB Guitars, Rocky Mountain Slide Co., AmpRx BrownBox, Chris Rose, Eminence Speaker Corp., D’Addario and Planet Waves, Analogman, Jetter Gear, V-Picks, Dave's Guitar Shop, String Swing, Kentucky Vintage Guitars, Best Guitars, RS Guitarworks, Glaser Instruments, Judge Wolfe Guitars, Carter Vintage Guitars, Guitar Emporium, Vintage Guitar Magazine, Will Kelly, Ward Meeker and John Heidt.

This record is dedicated to the memory of Frances Johnson, Orville Almon, Dora Phelps and Nina Brown.



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    Track Name Duration  
1 Intro
0:37
2 Big Boss Man
Author/Publisher:  Smith & Dixon, BMG Platinum Songs obo Arc Music/Sony ATV Songs/Mijac Music, BMI
3:28
3 Ragtop
Author/Publisher:  D. Phelps & R.L. Phelps, Universal Music obo Three Headed Music, BMI & Practice House Music, ASCAP
4:36
4 Stumblin'
Author/Publisher:  R. Young, F. Young, A. Kenney, J. Johnson, G. Martin, & M. Orr, Universal-Polygram Intl. Publ. obo Mama Effie's Music & JFJ Music, ASCAP/Universal Songs of Polygram obo Tractor Tracks Music/Orr House Music, BMI
3:10
5 Shufflin' Back To Memphis
Author/Publisher:  R. Young, F. Young, A. Kenney, J. Johnson, G. Martin, & M. Orr, Universal-Polygram Intl. Publ. obo Mama Effie's Music & JFJ Music, ASCAP/Universal Songs of Polygram obo Tractor Tracks Music/Orr House Music, BMI
4:36
6 Have You Ever Loved A Woman?
Author/Publisher:  Myles, Ft. Knox Music/Trio Music, BMI
6:26
7 Wishin' Well
Author/Publisher:  R. Young, F. Young & A. Kenney, Universal Music obo Practice House Music, ASCAP, & Three Headed Music, BMI
3:14
8 Walking With The Wolf
Author/Publisher:  R. Young, G. Martin, A. Kenney, D. Phelps, F. Young & J. Johnson, BMG Firefly obo Bughouse obo Them Young Boy's Music & Song Garden Music/JFJ Music, ASCAP/BMG Bumblebee obo Bug Music obo Mr. Erik Music & I.B. Headed Publ., BMI
3:27
9 My Daddy Was A Milkman
Author/Publisher:  D. Phelps, R.L. Phelps, G. Martin, R. Young & F. Young, Universal Music obo Three Headed Music, BMI & Practice House Music, ASCAP
7:36
10 Don't Let Me Down
Author/Publisher:  Lennon & McCartney, Sony/ATV Tunes LLC dba ATV obo ATV Northern Songs, BMI
4:31
11 Rock Me Baby *
Author/Publisher:  Crudup , Unichappell Music Inc., BMI
5:01
12 Rock 'n' Roller *
Author/Publisher:  R. Young, F, Young, A. Kenney & G. Martin, BMG Firefly obo Bughouse obo Them Young Boy's Music & Song Garden Music, ASCAP/BMG Bumblebee obo Bug Music obo Mr. Erik Music, BMI
3:48
13 Hi-Heel Sneakers *
Author/Publisher:  Higginbotham, Lily Pond Music/Cherio c/o Kobalt Music Publ./Delo Music Ent., BMI
3:20
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