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1.  Crossroads (2:54)
2.  Built For Comfort (3:04)
3.  Give It Your Best (2:45)
4.  Stormy Weather (3:48)
5.  Confessing The Blues (4:25)
6.  Louisiana Moon (2:52)
7.  St. Louis Blues (3:44)
8.  Just Dropped In (3:49)
9.  My Wife And Her Gay Lover (2:53)
10.  Autumn Leaves (3:37)
11.  Key To The Highway (2:46)
12.  Copperline (4:07)
13.  Floating Bridge (3:46)
14.  Feets Like Rain (4:42)
15.  Now's Not The Time (3:10)
16.  Insurance (3:13)
17.  A Song For You (3:19)

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PERSONNEL
Big Daddy 'O' - acoustic guitar, vocals,
Keenan Knight - resonator
Jerry Crowell - mandolin
George Lilly - guitar #8
Wesley Rhodes - harmonica
Tom Latenser - upright bass
Hutson Brock - electric guitar
Mike Pace - violin
Allyn Robinson - drums
Casandra Faulconer - bass
Tim Ernest - saxophone, background vocals
Cherie Mannino - lead/background vocals
Theresa Andersson - violin
John Gros - b-3 organ
Celeste Guidry - tee fer
John Autin - piano
Milo Mannino - trumpet




Used Blues




1.   Life Is Hard
2.  Better Off With The Blues
3.  Soul Fixin Man
4.  Need Your Love So Bad
5.  Something Special
6.  It's G-Babe
7.  Johnny B. Goode
8.  Poor Boy
9.  Sucker For Love
10.  Same Kind Of Crazy
11.  All Your Stories
12.  Too Tall To Mambo

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PERSONNEL
John Autin - all piano, b-3
Cassandra Faulconer - all bass
Doug Belote - all drums except #4,5
Big Daddy 'O' - all vocals, acoustic/electric guitars
Cherie Mannino - female vocal #4
Tim Ernest - tenor sax #1, 4, 12
Steve "Harpo" Gelder - harmonica #8,after guitar solo #10
Rockin' Jake - harmonica #11, before guitar solo #10
Sam Skeelton - baritone sax #4
Eric Alexander - trombone #4
Milo Mannino - trumpet #4
Shawn Manguno - drums #4




What You Gotta Go Through




1.  >What You Got To Go Through (2:40)
2.  Heavenly Joy (3:09)
3.  Angel (4:34)
4.  Don't Worry 'Bout It Baby (4:35)
5.  Doin' His Job (2:54)
6.  Sportin' Life (4:53)
7.  Ain't Gonna Worry (1:55)
8.  Sixteen Tons (2:42)
9.  Underneath It All (3:20)
10.  Down Here (4:04)
11.  Attitude (3:11)
12.  Gulf Coast At Dawn (2:45)
13.  GGT Ragtime (1:59)
14.  Got No Blues Today (2:50)
15.  If Only We Had Time (2:44)
16.  Vieux Carre Too (2:47)
17.  Shake Rattle And Roll (2:40)
18.  Mama Told Me So (3:26)

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PERSONNEL
Big Daddy "O' - guitar, vocals all songs, acoustic solo #10, 14, bass #9, backing vocals #3,5,10,15
Hutson Brock - electric guitar #10, resonator guitar #16, 18, backing vocal #10
Keenan Knight - electric guitar #3, 10, 14
Jim Suhler - electric guitar #2, 4, 6, 17, resonator guitar #4
Dennis Cavalier - piano #4, 6, 17
John Autin - organ #2, 4, 6, 10, 14, 17
Theresa Andersson - violin #9, 15, backing vocals #3
Rick Trolsen - trombone #8
Don Vappie - upright bass #8, 12
Jim Markway - bass #10, 14
Sonny Collie - bass #2, 4, 6, 17
Dwight Breland - pedal steel #10, 12
Brian Ferguson - drums #2, 4, 6, 17
David Peters - drums #10, 14
Audio Dallas Chubby Knuckle Choir - #17





That's How Strong My Love Is




1.  Fishin' Blues (3:15)
2.  Hesitation Blues (2:30)
3.  That's How Strong My Love Is (3:27)
4.  Spider And The Fly (2:13)
5.  Gertrude (2:50)
6.  Oreo Cookie Blues (3:04)
7.  I Don't Drink Much (2:38)
8.  Belly Button Window (3:11)
9.  Change Partners (3:38)
10.  Tree Top Flyer (3:40)
11.  Cake Walk (2:21)
12.  Please Send Me Someone To Love (3:59)
13.  Down Home Girl (4:02)
14.  Changes (2:55)
15.  I Will (2:40)
16.  Lovin In My Baby's Eyes (2:10)
17.  Take It Easy Baby (258)
18.  Seagull (3:38)
19.  Let The Good Time Roll (1:57)

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PERSONEL
Owen Tufts - lead vocals, guitar
Theresa Andersson - violin
John Autin - piano, bass, accordion, backup vocals
Hutson Brock- guitar, backup vocals
Tim Ernest - tenor/soprano sax, backup vocals
Cherie Mannino - backup vocals
Milo Mannino - trumpet
Wesley Rhodes - harmonica








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Blues Blast Magazine - Reviews Used Blues by host

Released last year at the end of April, Big Daddy “O”’s fourth CD is a smoking hot mix of blues offered up by a man who has paid his dues and then some. Owen Tufts is his name, and with thirty-plus years of playing the roadhouses and ten years of CD releases and playing to larger venues with some more exposure he is surely hitting his stride as evidenced here.

Used Blues on Off Beat by bdoAdmin

  As the title implies here, most of these songs have been around the block more than once. But that’s not to say that they’re all worn out. Big Daddy ‘O’—Owen Tufts—has a laid-back, engaging style that works especially well when he plays in minor keys, which he does enjoyably often. Case-in-point is the opener, “Life Is Hard,” a slow blues that grimly reminds us “Life is hard, and then you die."

By Jeff Hannusch (Off Beat)

 

NOLA - Used Blues by BDO

 Owen "Big Daddy O" Tufts ranks among the most underrated and underappreciated blues artists in south Louisiana. He has crafted a succession of unpretentious, extremely listenable excursions in both acoustic and electric formats. His latest finds his inviting voice couched in sympathetic arrangements built with organs, saxophones, guitars and drums. The sly "Better Off With the Blues" is indicative of his understated approach. So, too, his swinging cover of "Johnny B. Goode."

Keith Spera - nola.com

Life's Harmony, by Keith Spera by host
Big Daddy O's acoustic blues a hit at French Quarter Festival by
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