Album Details

RELEASE
October 07, 1997
LABEL
Smji
GENRES
Blues, Blues-Rock

Album Review

Derek Trucks began building his own legacy at the age of 12, playing scorching slide guitar that prompted many to hypothesize that he was the reincarnation of Duane Allman in the flesh. The nephew of Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks, Derek was virtually born into a show business family, but don't think for a minute that he doesn't create his own opportunity. Backed by a skin-tight rhythm section and complimented by a top-notch organist, the youthful guitarist blazes through new arrangements of jazz and blues classics. He turns the trumpet wizardry of Miles Davis into slide-guitar magic, and his readings of a couple of Coltrane tunes pack a terrific punch. The band also contribute several of their own compositions, paving the way for a bright future as a group of tight-knit, talented musicians. A flawless recording.
Michael B. Smith, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Sarodhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/sarod/id101956026?i=101955200&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. Mr. P.C.http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-derek-trucks-band/id101956026?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. 555 Lakehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/555-lake/id101956026?i=101955369&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. D Minor Blueshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/d-minor-blues/id101956026?i=101955441&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  5. #6 Dancehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/6-dance/id101956026?i=101955510&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  6. Footprintshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/footprints/id101956026?i=101955544&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. Out of Madnesshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/out-of-madness/id101956026?i=101955586&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. Naimahttp://itunes.apple.com/album/naima/id101956026?i=101955654&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  9. So Whathttp://itunes.apple.com/album/so-what/id101956026?i=101955758&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  10. Evil Clownhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/evil-clown/id101956026?i=101955833&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  11. Egg 15http://itunes.apple.com/album/egg-15/id101956026?i=101955884&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  12. Sarod Outrohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-derek-trucks-band/id101956026?uo=5&at=11l9vR
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