January 06, 2020

Black Cat Bones: Tattered & Torn

Tuscon, AZ blues quintet Black Cat Bones perform heartfelt songs that provide some solace when life has dealt the listener a really bad hand. They have been there as well and while the music on their new album Tattered & Torn isn't a sure fire cure for all kind of trouble it can help to get another perspective.

Lead singer Charles Pitts is not a run of the mill blues belter. His nasal delivery could have been drowned out by Gary David's and Richard Rivera's twin guitars, but producers Jeff Daniels and Duncan Stitt carefully balanced the band's sound in the studio. Tattered & Torn has a Seventies swagger a la Johnny Winter and pre-MTV ZZ Top. It's brutally honest, and loud and soft in the all the right places.

Black Cat Bones:
Charles Pitts: vocals
Jeff Daniels: bass
Bill Greenberg: drums
Gary David: guitar
Richard Rivera: guitar

Tattered & Torn is a self-released album. Buy it from CD Baby.

  1. Manslaughter
  2. When I Get That Feeling
  3. Dead Broke Blues
  4. The Race
  5. Led to Believe
  6. Lowdown
  7. Lone Lobo
  8. Pay You Back with Interest
  9. Just Around the Corner
  10. Laying in Wait
  11. Not so Funny
  12. I Don't Care

Live dates:
  • 01/07 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock (w/ Eric Tessmer)
  • 01/18 Tucson, AZ @ Monterey Court
  • 01/24 Tucson, AZ @ House of Bards (w/ Michael P.)
  • 01/25 Tucson, AZ @ Rockabilly (Benefit 4 Christina)

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