05/11/2016

The Cate Brothers Band "Struck A Vein" (1997) -Soft Rock / Roots Rock-


Label : Big Burger Records


01 - Struck A Vein (Earl Cate, Ernie Cate & Leroy Preston)
02 - Can't Keep Up With You (Earl Cate & Ernie Cate)
03 - Snake Charmer (Earl Cate, Ernie Cate & Leroy Preston)
04 - Blue Motel (Earl Cate, Ernie Cate & Dan Penn)
05 - Stranger At My Door (Earl Cate & Ernie Cate)
06 - Rocket City Bar (Earl Cate, Ernie Cate & Leroy Preston)
07 - I Missed My Dream (Earl Cate, Ernie Cate & Leroy Preston)
08 - Even Now (David Egan & Buddy Flett)
09 - Hurry Sundown (Earl Cate & Ernie Cate)
10 - I Just Want To Sing (Earl Cate & Ernie Cate)


Produced by Jay Sheffield
Recorded at The Ardent Studios, Memphis


The Band :
Ernie Cate : Vocals & Keyboards
Earl Cate : Guitars & Backing vocals
David Renko : Saxophones
John Davies : Bass Guitars
Porky Hill : Drums

Guest Artists :
CoCo Montoya : Swapping licks with Earl Cate on "I Just Want To Sing"
Reba Russell : Vocal Duet with Ernie Cate on "Blue Motel"
Rick Steff : Hammond Organ on "Snake Charmer" & "Stranger At My Door" ; Acoustic Piano on "I Missed My Dream"
Susan Powell & Jackie Johnson : Gospel Vocals on "Hurry Sundown"
Jay Sheffield : Harmony Vocals on "Can't Keep Up With You" ; a mere smattering of Percussion on "Struck A Vein"
And, of course, The fabulous...
"Midtown Horns" :
Scott Thompson : Trumpet
Jim Spake : Saxophones on "Struck A Vein", "Can't Keep Up With You", "Rocket City Bar" & "Even Now"
Horn Arrangements by Jay Sheffield & The Midtown Horns