Omar Kent Dykes gathered a group of his best friends to release a cover album of their favorite tracks by some of their favorite blues greats. Many of the same talented artists appeared with Omar on his previous release, on the Jimmy Reed Highway. Gathering to record Big Town Playboy are guests Jimmie Vaughan, James Cotton, Lazy Lester, Gary Clark, Jr.., Lou Ann Barton, Derek O'Brien, Wes Starr, and Ronnie James. This release includes songs written by Eddie Taylor, Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, and Jimmy McCracklin. Smoking guitar by Jimmie Vaughan and Omar combined with blazing harmonica by James Cotton and Lazy Lester make this release one of Omar's most memorable projects. Gary Clark, Jr.. played guitar and harmonica on King Bee, and Lou Ann Barton sang duets with Omar on Think and Close Together.
Omar Kent Dykes gathered a group of his best friends to release a cover album of their favorite tracks by some of their favorite blues greats. Many of the same talented artists appeared with Omar on his previous release, on the Jimmy Reed Highway. Gathering to record Big Town Playboy are guests Jimmie Vaughan, James Cotton, Lazy Lester, Gary Clark, Jr.., Lou Ann Barton, Derek O'Brien, Wes Starr, and Ronnie James. This release includes songs written by Eddie Taylor, Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, and Jimmy McCracklin. Smoking guitar by Jimmie Vaughan and Omar combined with blazing harmonica by James Cotton and Lazy Lester make this release one of Omar's most memorable projects. Gary Clark, Jr.. played guitar and harmonica on King Bee, and Lou Ann Barton sang duets with Omar on Think and Close Together.
614511827522

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Format: CD
Label: BGUR
Rel. Date: 09/16/2014
UPC: 614511827522

Big Town Playboy
Artist: Omar & The Howlers
Format: CD
New: Available $15.99
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Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Big Town Playboy
2. Up Side Your Head
3. I Can't Judge Nobody
4. Think
5. Mary Mary
6. No More Doggin'
7. Hello Mary Lee
8. Close Together
9. Dream Girl 1
10. Since I Met You Baby 1
11. Man Down There 1
12. King Bee

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Omar Kent Dykes gathered a group of his best friends to release a cover album of their favorite tracks by some of their favorite blues greats. Many of the same talented artists appeared with Omar on his previous release, on the Jimmy Reed Highway. Gathering to record Big Town Playboy are guests Jimmie Vaughan, James Cotton, Lazy Lester, Gary Clark, Jr.., Lou Ann Barton, Derek O'Brien, Wes Starr, and Ronnie James. This release includes songs written by Eddie Taylor, Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, and Jimmy McCracklin. Smoking guitar by Jimmie Vaughan and Omar combined with blazing harmonica by James Cotton and Lazy Lester make this release one of Omar's most memorable projects. Gary Clark, Jr.. played guitar and harmonica on King Bee, and Lou Ann Barton sang duets with Omar on Think and Close Together.