Barefoot Servants Barefoot Servants
Catalog#: EK 57503
Format: CD, Album
Genre: Blues, Rock, Blues Rock, Southern Rock, Modern Electric Blues
1 Jealous Man 3:30
2 Box Of Miracles 3:43
3 Loves Made A Fool 3:33
4 It Hurts Me Too 4:41
5 Foolish Behaviour 4:11
6 Drinking Again 3:10
7 Whiskey Man 0:35
8 Red Handed 3:41
9 Fire And Gasoline 3:29
10 Better Off Dead 2:42
11 Blackbird (Live) 5:15
12 Muscle Car 4:17
13 Bound For Glory 4:18
14 Railroad Line Revisited 0:22
Backing Vocals Chris Pierce, Meredith Marshall
Bass Leland Sklar
Drums Ray Brinker
Executive Producer Harvey Leeds, Michael Caplan
Guitar [Slide], Mandolin Ben Schultz
Guitar, Vocals Jon Butcher
Organ [Hammond B-3] Craig Doerge
Percussion Ray Brinker
Piano Bill Payne
Producer Michael Frondelli
5.0 out of 5 stars Rockin’ Blues at its Best,
I absolute love this album…its certainly Jon Butcher at his best. “Better Off Dead” is a classic hard rock-n-roll song, which leads into Blackbird which is a classic hard rockin’ blues song (in the vein of some of Led Zeps blues songs). The album rocks with the best of ’em. Too bad the Servants didn’t stick around, because there certainly ain’t many bands that can rock like this.
5.0 out of 5 stars Barefoot Servants,
I love this recording! Hard rockin` at it`s very dirty best. This a great combination of musicians, songs, writing, and playing. The music is heavily blues influenced hard rock with a fantastic rhythm section backing some great guitarists. There`s enough tempo changes to send the mood up and down and lots of tasty guitar licks. I wish more people knew of these guys. 5 stars!
5.0 out of 5 stars ROCK SOLID
I got turned on to Jon Butcher back in the 80s and became a fan of his music and caught him in action twice. I lost track of him until a friend turned me on to this disc. This is not the Jon Butcher Axis but this has to be one of the best things Jon has done. The songs and the guitar playing are top notch and I have always loved Jons voice. He and the band are in fine form. Good rockin’ blues-based jams and there isn’t a bad track on the disc. This disc rocks! One of my favorite tracks is Drinkin’ Again, a slow blues track with some heartfelt vocals by Jon and a great guitar solo. Get this disc, you won’t be sorry.
5.0 out of 5 stars Stellar work from the Barefoot Servants…,
I came across a CD of this groups work, quite by accident almost 10 years ago… and fell in love with the gritty bluesy sound of the ‘Barefoot Servants’ immediately. From Jon Butchers gravely vocals that clearly reflect the fire in his soul, to the electric artistry of Ben Schultz’ guitar accompaniment, this debut CD works out to be a clear treat for any blues enthusiast. From the sardonic humor of ‘Foolish Behavior’, to the barroom brallish excitement of ‘Muscle Car’, you’ll agree that this album is an excellent addition to your personal collection.
5.0 out of 5 stars A Berefoot Jon Butcher Is Serving Up The Blues,
It has arrived, The way the blues should be: Intelligent, Thought provoking and Very Well Played. Jon Butcher and his friends serve all this up and more on 14 songs of pure blue heaven. Take any song and enjoy. Some of my Presonal Favorites are “Jealous Man”, “Box of Miracles”, “It Hurts Me Too”, “Foolish Behavior”, “Red Handed” and “Blackbird”. Keep up the great work. I Hope To Hear More From Barefoot Servants In The Near Future!!