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Too Many Bad Habits

Release Date: July 13, 2024
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Heralded Austin-based blues/roots musician and songwriter Johnny Nicholas has reissued his long out-of-print 1977 album, Too Many Bad Habits, along with a special bonus disc of rare, previously unreleased performances. The two-disc set has been completely remastered and includes the liner notes from the original Blind Pig LP release in 1977. A new set of liner notes written by acclaimed author/music critic Ed Ward will also accompany the CDs and vinyl. Featured artists on the original sessions included blues legends Big Walter Horton on harmonica and vocals, Johnny Shines on guitar and vocals and Boogie Woogie Red on piano and vocals, as well as Ray Benson and other luminaries of the original Asleep at the Wheel lineup. Rated by Goldmine Magazine as one of the Top Ten Albums of the year!

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Track Listing

  1. Mandolin Boogie
  2. Looks Can Be Deceivin’
  3. Too Many Bad Habits (featuring Johnny Shines & Big Walter Horton)
  4. Sittin’ on Top of the World
  5. Got the Train
  6. Rock My Blues Away
  7. Blues Walk (featuring Johnny Shines & Big Walter Horton)
  8. Grinnin’ in Your Face
  9. The New Canned Heat Blues (featuring Big Walter Horton)
  10. West Wind (featuring Big Walter Horton)
  11. Blues Came Fallin’ Down (featuring Johnny Shines)
  12. Careless Love (featuring Big Walter Horton)
  13. Gettin’ Outta Town (featuring Big Walter Horton)
  14. Hellbound on My Trail (featuring Johnny Shines & Big Walter Horton)