Bon Ton Roulet, A Man Of Many Words, Walk On Guilded Splinters, I'm The One,
Keep Happy, If I Ever Get Right, Fire Water, Cottonfields and Bayous, Skeleton
Bug, South Austin Lullaby, Rational Mind (plus bonus tracks on the CD-ROM part
of the disc!)
is an ENHANCED CD: In addition to containing an hour of this super
dynamite Austin soul, the Thunder Chicken CD can also be placed in the CD-ROM
drive of most computers for a multimedia "Enhanced CD" experience
that includes bonus tracks and a 10 minute b-movie style video for Guilded Splinters.
Note that despite packin' all this heat, Thunder Chicken is priced like a regular
HERE FOR SAMPLES
was an ole-time brand of "extra strong wine" that played a certain
role in bandleader Malcolm "Papa Mali" Welbourne's formative years
in north Louisiana. Fueled by Malcolm's slide guitar chops and chunk-o-funk
vocals, and fortified by legendary drummer Barry "Frosty" Smith's
monster drumming, Papa Mali's new batch of Thunder Chicken is every bit as potent
as the original - and nastier than a lard bucket full of armpits! Recording
over just five days in the band's native Austin, Texas, this "band of bandleaders"
concocted a rich gumbo with the unmistakable flavor of experience -- conjuring
up memories of the past while still tasting like the future.
Malcolm "Papa Mali" Welbourne (lead vocals and guitar), Barry "Frosty"
Smith (drums & percussion), Courtney Audain (bass, udu, bones), Bevis Griffin
(vocals), Claude McCan (keys), Paul "Buddha" Mills (percussion), and
Tomas Ramirez (tenor sax)