Dance Crush Blues (EP)

by Amy Kucharik & Friends (With Benefits)

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Five songs (four originals) for dancers, released at Sweet Molasses Blues 2013 in Boston, MA.


released July 28, 2013

All songs ©2013 Amy Kucharik except “Shimmy Like My Sister Kate” by Clarence Williams and Armand Piron (1915).

Amy Kucharik: Lead vocals, ukulele
George Woods: Guitars
Khrysti Smyth: Backing vocals
Kirsten Lamb: Bass
Lang Zerner: Washboard
Michael Valdez: Keyboards
Sebastian Chiriboga: Drums
Tim Lewandowski: Trombone

Produced by George Woods
Recorded at Studio V; mixed and engineered by Blain Crawford and George Woods (Birds in the Woods Productions).

Artwork and layout by Amy Kucharik.
Big thanks to everyone who contributed their time and talents to make this recording possible! Thank you especially to Michael for hosting us, and George and Blain for their tireless mixing and phenomenal skills. Also thanks to Blues Union and the dancers whose shoes provided the CD art!

Dedicated to the dancers... This EP wouldn’t exist without you.


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