Laura Cox Band – Hard Blues
Shot – Released March 10, 2017:
Hard Blues Shot – 4:51 “Radio
is Dead, T.V. is Shit, put your Leather Jacket
On”. Let’s Get Lost in the Heat of the City”.
“Get Up Off Your Knees and Play”.
The Australian Way – 3:28
–“I’m on my way, Gimme Thunder, Gimme Power”
“Walking Down the Beach At Night, I’m A Lonely
Good Ol´Days – 6:17 – “When
the Grass was Greener, My Hair was Longer and
the Sun Rose Higher”.
Too Nice For Rock `n´ Roll –
4:36 – “People say I’m Too Blind to see the
Truth, and I can’t play Loud Enough To Feel
Morning Road – 2:58 – “Too
Much Dirt, Too Much Booze in my Cadillac”
“Spinning My Wheels, Forgetting My Sins”.
Barefoot In The Countryside –
4:19 – “Go on, make it real and the morning sun
Take Me Back Home – 4:15 –
“There’s a Million Places I’ve Never Been”. “So
Close on the Outside, So Far on the Inside”.
If You Wanna Get Loud – (Come
To The Show) – 3:19 – “Wanna Get High, Wanna Get
Going Down – 3:37 – “I Wanna
Kick You Out, You’re Gonna Get Slapped, Cause
You’re A Pain in the Ass”.
13 – 4:54 – “No Friday Won’t
Spare Anyone, On Fucking 13”.
Above is a
sample of the lyrics. They are honest and real. My
intent is not for any shock value, and in 2018
there is no shock value anymore. Words deliver a
message within the framework of the music. Working
hand in hand, your experience and emotions should
be aroused, causing excitement in your body, mind
and soul – in that order.
In the Words
of Jim Morrison, “Dance on Fire as it Intends –
Music is your Only Friend, Until the End”. From
beginning to end, this CD will take you on an
artistic ride of passion, emotions and
delight.While the music is sometimes Hard Rock `n
´ Roll, the spaces in between provide the shade
and shadow, as shown in any great painting by the
Words of the Late Alvin Lee of Ten Years After,
“Too Much Sugar Don’t Taste So Sweet”…and The
Laura Cox Band know this as well. I don’t know
Laura personally, I’m just a loyal fan of hers
like the rest of you. I will meet her in person
someday soon I hope, here in Germany. Hard Blues
Shot on Amazon.de gave her a five star review and
I second that motion.
following is from Blues-Sever – Monday March 13,
“She was so
pleased and excited to be complimented by Joe
I would call
that the ultimate endorcement if I ever saw one,
and her being excited is an understatement I’m
sure…she must have been bouncing off the walls and
as high as the moon. I got to meet Joe Bonamassa in person
at the Blues Garage here in Germany, shook his
hand, got his autograph and had a nice fifteen
minute chat with the man. The second time he
played there the line to get in went around the
block – I heard him more than I saw him…with no
complaint from me. Joe and I also have something
in common, I was born and raised in Albany, New
York and Joe lived about one hour away from me in
Utica, New York.
No, we never
knew each other back then, we met here in Germany.
Such a great talent and a super nice person in my
“But if you
still need to put a name to their style, it could
probably be called Southern Hard Blues” – “Playing
the music they love” – “Classic and Southern Rock
in its Purest Form”.
blends the Sharp Southern States Sound with the
Saturated Watts of Australian Fury”.
remain in just one kind of music, the Laura Cox
Band likes to surprise its fans with subtle
changes in style”.
“Too Bad For
Those Who Think That Groups Should Fit Into
I have no
idea what the French Music Scene is, these days or
otherwise. Nor does it matter. to My love of music
is the proving ground. I can think of no one who
would not like this first effort by this band.
They come across as an experienced, a well
developed outfit on the music scene, and heading
into stardom in the near future. My only advive is
this: Stay in Europe for as long as needed,
America is a dead zone in music these days – in my
opinion. Europe is alive and vibrent with loyal
fans and loyal music lovers. Trust me, this I know
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view of Laura Cox was on youtube. She was doing
her cover version of the song
Now”, by one of my favorite bands in 1970 called
“Free” with guitarist
Kossoff. Trust me, you need to research Paul
Kossoff and listen to his style, tone and honestly
in his playing.
did a brilliant cover of “Sweet Home Alabama” – no
easy task. Inspired.
all of her other covers, interviews and her
feelings about music in general.
the music in her, deep within her soul. She plays
her collection of various guitars with passion and
percision. Her vocals come out easy, powerful and
amplifiers are as impressive as her guitars, top
shelf brand names, starting with
– Marshall Amps - Bacchus Guitars – Ernie Ball
Strings”….more listed inside the cd booklet.
Laura Cox –
Guitar – Banjo – Vocals
Delacoudre – Bass – Double Bass and Mandolin
Gueerin – Drums
Pierre – Chalbos – Mastering Enginer
– Audio Enginer
– Art Work
I’m 62 years
old to Laura’s 27. I’m an American and moved here
to Germany in January of 2002. I was invited here
to help Brigitte create a website dedicated to our
favorite band that played at Woodstock in August
of 1969. The band is Ten Years After. Our website
is a “Tribute” to
the band and its members. I’ve written many
concert reviews, of every concert that we’ve
attended of the band and other bands along the
way. Ten Years After is still active, and it also
split into another great band called “Hundred
Seventy Split” with TYA founder and bass player
Leo Lyons, and Joe Gooch on lead guitar and
vocals. TYA’s lead guitarist has died – his name
Alvin Lee. We and our friends were at the last
concert that Alvin Lee ever played. Brigitte and I
are friends with the members of both bands.
I grew up in
the prime of Rock and Roll that’s now considered
as “Classic Rock”. Back in the
day, new albums were being released weekly,
monthly all throughout the year.
Cooper, The Allman Brothers, Cream, Jimi Hendrix,
Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Cactus,
Free, Love, Grand Funk Railroad, MC-5, Lord Sutch,
Led Zepplin, The Who, King
Crimson, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Mountain with
Leslie West, The Stooges, Rare Earth,
Johnny and Edgar Winter – to name a few.
said, that music was so good that every new record
album spent weeks on my turn-table,
just being turned over from side to side. This
Laura Cox Band CD is one of those great releases,
it hasn’t left my player since it arrived. I’m
also happy to be one of the many to support this
band. The band is tight, the material is original
and refreshing. The lyrics are excellent and
sounds better and better every play, as you pick
up layers of sound, and hear different sections –
thus it’s always fresh and rewarding.
giving credit and with respect, I offer this
comment. The bass player learned his lessons from
John Entwhistle of the WHO – I hear those driving
bass-lines from the Who’s song “The Real Me”.
Also, in another song I’m reminded of a song
called “Devil Woman” She’s just a devil woman….by
Cliff Richard via 1976….the band didn’t nick it,
but everytime that song comes around, my mind is
reminded of that song.
bass line is in the title song – “Hard Blues Shot”
Richards reference is in the song – “Too Nice For
Rock `n´ Roll” just before the chorus comes in,
see if it affects you the same way.
About Laura Cox
that I read
on the internet.
She had 47 Million Views and
200,000 Subscribers on Youtube.
She had more
than 140,000 Likes on her Facebook Page – since it
was created in 2013.
posting her guitar solos on Youtube in 2008.
I also read
the following: “If you like the Laura Cox Band,
you should check out…
– Aaron Keylock and Erja Lyytinen – I know of Ana
Popovic. The other two I will check out.
In my opinion I offer the following, that most
represents the talents of Laura Cox.
I rate your talent, passion and desire right up
there with LITA FORD. Lita Ford’s
– “Stiletto” from 1990 and her “Living Like A
Runaway” from 2012. Next on my
want list, is Lita Fords, “The Bitch is
that describes Laura Cox and Band the Best is –
Definition: - “Not attempting to impress others
with an appearance of greater importance, talent
or culture than is actually possessed. Unaffected,
Modest, Unassuming, Without Airs, Natural,
Straight-Forward, Open, Honest, Sincere, Frank,
Ingenuous, Honest To Goodness.
“In Spite of
Fame, They Are Thoroughly Unpretentious”.
Laura in a September 6, 2015 Interview: “I Don’t
Care About Sex-Appeal,
Thing I Care About is Guitar”. From Youtube
Sensation ! Jason Saulnier.
“IT” is – Laura Cox Has “IT” … That Covers It !!!
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