Wily Bo Walker – Drive | Finalist | Expose Yourself Song Contest
“Dirty, horn-filled boogie perfectly balanced by smoky, husky, whiskeyed vocals. Hot band on a dirty old-school Saturday night…” Florence Lamb
Wily Bo Walker from Glasgow UK is ratcheting up the big band blues sound and raising the bar in hard hitting R&B. An instant classic “Drive” the debut track from Wily’s soon to drop CD “Moon Over Indigo” is driving it forward and turning up the heat. With Wily’s classic strong vocals and occasional blues wolf growl leading the way, spiced up with swinging horns and rocking string sections, on top of a solid rock foundation and you have got a great song with a lot of party energy and “Drive” captured within.We dig it and you will to. Giving you a glimpse of what awaits us on Wily’s new CD for the time being we will have to be satisfied with getting this track at iTunes until the whole disc is available. Go Get “Drive” Now!
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This track and the new disc have a lot of well known guest musicians including:PATTY SMYTH’S BACKING BAND ‘SCANDAL’ AS RHYTHM SECTION, FEATURING KEITH MACK – GUITAR, TOM WELSCH – BASS, BENJY KING – HAMMOND AND KEYBOARDS, ERAN ASIAS – DRUMS.’NEW YORK BRASS’ FEATURING DANNY FLAM (ISRAELI PHILHARMONIC), KENNY RAMPTON (RAY CHARLES), RON BERTOLET (BOBBY CALDWELL), MIKE MCGOVERN (BUDDY RICH) AND MARK GATZ (VAN MORRISON, STEVE GADD)STRING SECTION IS COURTESY OF CENOVIA CUMMINS’ STRING QUARTET (BARBARA STREISAND, ROD STEWART, DEPECHE MODE)
BACKING VOCALS AND BACKING VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE COURTESY OF KARENA KELLY (THE HEARTBEATS, THE VAMPIRETTES)