MP3 The Real Makers - Such a Romantic Place
Rock n'' roll with a funk and blues backbone.
4 MP3 Songs
ROCK: Jam-band, ROCK: Funk Rock
The Real Makers have been hiding out in an old fall-out shelter in Providence for the past year, surviving solely on K rations and cheap beer, honing and perfecting their musical onslaught.
The band consists of:
Shamus Flaherty - Guitar, Vocals
Joseph Raffone - Drums
Mathew Greaves - Guitar
Rick at Studio Blue - Bass
Most of the songs are inspired by characters in Shamus'' second published book, Blue Collar Heaven, a story about the struggles of a blue collar man living on Martha''s Vineyard. The book can be purchased here:
Our influences are wide ranging, including but by no means limited to: The Nasty Funk, The Black Keys, The White Stripes, The Greyboy Allstars, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Funkadelic, The J.B.''s, Jimmy Mcgriff, Muddy Waters, Sly and the Family Stone, Texas Funk, Sublime, Jimi Hendrix, Pearl Jam, Curtis Mayfield, Herbie Hancock, The Funky Meters, John Funky''s show Backwoods on WMBR, WEFUNK internet radio, and other non-corporate radio.
Thanks for listening, more music is being recorded as you read this...