Backstop to release new Billy Proulx CD

"Billy Proulx...and Nothing Else" describes exactly what you get on Backstop's new release due out July 12th. Recorded at Momma Cat Studios in Culver City, it contains 21 cuts featuring just Billy, his guitar and occasionally, his harmonica. Produced by Olises Naranjo, this LP covers Blind Willie McTell, Leadbelly, Mark Chover, Furry Lewis and of course, Robert Johnson and Mississippi John Hurt. There are two songs that cover BB King acoustically. Four originals, two never before released, are also part of the mix. The CD opens with a compelling version of "Ticket Agent" followed by "Baby Let's Hit the Road", a snappy tune authored by Billy and dedicated to getting the heck out of here. There are some hypnotic open tuning numbers including a powerful rendition of "When My Baby Left Me". A solo version of "U.S. 61" marks the half way point. So if you love Blues Monday, now you can take part of it home with you. "Billy Proulx...and Nothing Else" to be released July 12th, 2010.

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