Sunday, April 25, 2010

Dick Fowler & The Original Ohio Valley Boys

Dick Fowler & The Original Ohio Valley Boys
Maarc Records 1546
RITE Pressing 25543/25544
Akron, Ohio 1970
My Eyes Were Wide Open / Tap Room Blues

Here is a classic example of "The Ohio Valley Sound", and from 1970 no less! One of the most interesting attributes about the music from the Ohio Valley, is that we never lost touch with our roots, and here is the proof. While city slickers in New York, or Los Angeles were digging the sounds of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, or C.C.R., this is what "buckeyes" were doing...
A fast paced bopper with fantastic guitar breaks supplied by Rudy Thacker!

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