MP3 George Fletcher and the Handsome Men - Ain't The Worst That You Could Find
High energy blues rock with smatterings of R&B and reggae grooves.
6 MP3 Songs
BLUES: Rockin'' Blues, BLUES: Rhythm & Blues
Congratulations! You have just stumbled upon George Fletcher''s first CD of his own material, "Ain''t The Worst That You Could Find," released in 2000 under the name George Fletcher and the Handsome Men.
The CD Baby copies are the last known copies from the original run in 2000. You are buying a collector''s item.
His new band, George Fletcher''s Bourbon Renewal performs most of the material from "Ain''t the Worst That You Could Find."
The new band has released a live CD, "Dangerous Things - LIVE" containing versions of several tunes from the first release (https://www.tradebit.com
"Ain''t the Worst That You Could Find" features bassist Rick Mullen, who has toured and recorded with artists such as Don McLean, Van Morrison and Commander Cody, and drummer Dennis B. Cotton, who''s credentials include Duke Robillard, John Herald and Savoy Brown.
George Fletcher''s credits include recording and/or performing with artists such as Curt Smith (1/2 of Tear for Fears); Jerry Marotta (drummer for Indigo Girls, Peter Gabriel, David Bowie, Paul McCartney); John Sebastian; Randy Ciarlante (drummer for The Band): John "Skinny" Regan (bassist for Ace Frehley, Stephen Stills and Peter Frampton); John Platania (guitarist for Van Morrison, Bonnie Raitt); Steve Burgh (guitarist for Billy Joel, David Bromberg, Pheobe Snow); Commander Cody; Blue Law (as an occasional sub for legendary English guitarist Andy Powell, from Wishbone Ash); Darryl Jenifer and Gary "Doc" Miller (of Bad Brains); Larry Hoppen (of Orleans); Eric Parker (drummer for Joe Cocker); the Coasters and others.
Fletcher has performed on bills with acts such as Ray Charles; Popa Chubby; J. Geils; Robbie Kreiger (of the Doors); Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams; Roomful of Blues; The Wailers; Bo Diddley; Tracey Nelson; Commander Cody; NRBQ and others.
Here''s what all the nice people are saying about George Fletcher:
"You guys were GREAT! I cannot tell you the number of people that pulled the staff aside and asked about you guys!"
"No doubt about it, we were all enthralled with your hot licks and the great sound and energy."
"I love your music and it was great fun. Everyone enjoyed and I am spreading the word and telling people that I know just how good you were."
"You guys were great guests, and I want you to come back."
"Thanks to you and yours, George! A big-time blowout was had by all."
"I''m still on a major adrenaline rush."
"I just wanted to say thank you for a super-duper event! The music was spectacular! We so appreciate you adding your ''magic touch'' to the event and helping create a festive atmosphere for our guests."
(Gilda''s Club - Gilda Radner Foundation)