MP3 Louis King - Sharp...Like a Bowlin' ball
Blues Meets Rockabilly and Rock''n''Roll in an original mix of new original songs
9 MP3 Songs
BLUES: Rockin'' Blues, BLUES: Texas Style
"The King of the Rockabilly blues"
In 1995 Louis King and the Liars Klub released their debut self-titled album to critical acclaim
and picked up ''Album of the Year'' from Melbourne''s Age Newspaper.
The year also saw the band play support to legendary acts, Screaming J Hawkins and Buddy Guy
as well as having their song "Werewolf Baby" nominated for a A.R.I.A. Award
after being covered by Sydney personality Doug Mulray.
In 1996 Louis King and combo continued making inroads by playing shows around the country
including their first East Coast Blues Festival. With sales of their debut CD still going strong
they decided to put off the release of their next album until the following year.
Louis King and the Liars Klub released the follow up to their critically acclaimed first release
last year. ''Hoodoo Man'' received rave reviews and national airplay in its first few weeks of release.
What started out as a predominantly blues act has now managed to cross over into the
mainstream/commercial market because of the broad appeal ''Hoodoo Man'' has.
As TV Week''s Jeff Jenkins said, "Hoodoo Man will be a favourite with blues aficionados, the cocktail set
and people who just love a great groove".
With Australia already recognising Louis King and the Liars Klub - King picked up Best New Male Artist
at the Australian Blues Music Awards in ''97 - the band have started making inroads into the US market,
with a recent CD review in ''Blues Revue'' and having the song "Lonesome for Long" featured
in a forthcoming US movie.
1998 Extensive touring throughout australia including as featured opening act for BB King
After a self imposed Hiatus Louis''s 3rd CD "Sharp Like A Bowling Ball" was released
in early March 2003 and contained 10 new original tracks with a stated aim of making the
"blues party album of the year".
Louis is performing extensively again throughoiut the country and oveseas with his
current lineup, which see''s Louis playing his trusty Stratocaster with
Co Tipping ...Guitar (Steve boyd and the Preachers ,Lowriders, Russell Morris)
Trevor Reading ....Bass (Runners, Russell Morris)
Scotty Martin ..Drums(Steve boyd and the Preachers ,Rubes,No Nonsense)
Louis King is a dynamic stage performer who has been described as
-"The greatest front man since Ghengis Kahn"(Melb Sun Herald) and as
"coming out on stage Like a Haggis from Hell"(https://www.tradebit.com the street)
King has performed at most of the biggest festivals in the country
as well as being chosen to open for Buddy Guy , B.B. King & Jimmie Vaughan. in Australia.
One taste of his Hi Intensity live show will leave you in no doubt as to why.......