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Blues Legend Popa Chubby Releases New Album "The Catfish"


Popa Chubby Is The Catfish. Popa Chubby sits alone at the river's edge, guitar in hand he serenades the waters knowing if the song is sweet and the wind is right The Catfish will bite. Music is the bait, music is the water of life and Popa Chubby swims deeply in the swelling tides. Popa Chubby Is The Catfish.

But Who Is The Catfish? The road is long and goes on forever, the minnows and guppies must bow to the big fish. His guitar strings are the line that reaches to the deepest part of the soul. Many rivers to cross, the Catfish knows he is the boss. The king! Le Roi! The Mac Daddy! Fat, elusive, badass, too smart for the nets of those who would try to label him. The songs, stronger then ever, paint pictures , tell stories, of love, of life, of women and of the world. The music soaring to new heights. Fearless, brave, loud.

Says Popa Chubby, “This recording is dedicated to you. You inspire me every day. You make me want to play better, write better, sing better. I love you all, you are all diverse and beautiful and you lead my back to who I truly am. Listen loud, long and often. I remain your humble servant hopefully older, wiser, louder, stronger. I thank the almighty force of creativity, light and love in the universe. Jah Jah vibration always. Stay true, stay strong, stay resolute.”

“On his newest release The Catfish, Popa Chubby offers up 12 tunes that embody the badass attitude that defines the self-proclaimed 'King Of The New York City Blues'. The Catfish is aptly titled as it delivers punch after punch of musical inspiration drawing on 25 plus years of street smarts and road worthy musicianship. The Catfish embodies the concepts that make Popa Chubby who he is. Regal and Delicious, the recording shines with multiple flavor and worldliness.” -  Blues Magazine NL

Tracks
1. Going Downtown See My Old Gal Sue (T.Horowitz) 5:42
2. Good Thing (T. Horowitz) 3:20
3. Bye Bye Love (Felice & Bodleaux Bryant, Arrangement T. Horowitz) 3:32
4. Cry Till It's A Dull Ache (T. Horowitz) 5:10
5. Wes Is More (T. Horowitz) 7:04
6. Motörhead Saved My Life (T. Horowitz) 2:41
7. Blues For Charlie (T. Horowitz) 5:58
8. Dirty Diesel (T. Horowitz) 3 :42
9. Slow Down Sugar (T. Horowitz)  6 :34
10. Put a Grown Man to Shame (T. Horowitz) 5:16
11. The Catfish (T. Horowitz) 4:01
12. C'mon In My Kitchen (Robert Johnson) 4:04

Produced by Ted Horowitz at Chubbyland Studio, Hudson Valley, New York
Mastered by Alan Douches at Westside Sound

Featuring:
Popa Chubby: Guitars and vocals all tracks; Drums and bass on 1, 3, 4, 6, 9, 11; Percussion on all tracks; Keyboards on 9
Dave Keyes: Piano and Organ on all tracks; Vocals on track 12
Dave Moore: Drums on tracks 2, 5, 7, 8,10
Matt Lapham: Bass on tracks 4, 7, 8, 10
Tipitina Horowitz: Trumpet on tracks 3, 9
Rich Monica: Drums on track 1

To purchase Popa Chubby's “The Catfish”: https://www.amazon.com/Catfish-Popa-Chubby/dp/B01KPDLDDE

Popa Chubby upcoming 2017 US tour dates:

January
6 - Washington, DC - The Hamilton
7 - Richmond, VA - Capital Ale House
12 - Teaneck, NJ - Mexicali Blues
13-14 - Auburn Hills, MI - Callahan’s

February
17 - Schenectady, NY - Van Dyke
18 - Fairfield, CT - Stage One
19 - Northampton, MA - Iron Horse Music Hall
24 - Mifflinburg, PA - Rusty Rail Live
25 - Jim Thorpe, PA - Mauch Chunk Opera House
26 - Lancaster, PA - Lancaster Roots & Blues

Popa Chubby Endorses Stetson Hats exclusively!
Popa Chubby plays Fender Guitars through Fender Amplifiers.

Popa Chubby is booked exclusively by Intrepid Artists International staff@intrepidartists.com

Official website: www.popachubby.com

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com

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