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Doug MacLeod - Break The Chain - Reference Recordings - LP

Doug MacLeod - Break The Chain - Reference Recordings - LP

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180-gram double LP 45 RPM

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2018 Blues Music Awards Acoustic Album of the Year!

New music from Blues Music Awards winner for Acoustic Artist, Doug Macleod

In this release, his third album for Reference Recordings, singer-songwriter Doug MacLeod continues to explore the breadth and depth of the human condition. Recorded by Reference's Grammy-winning engineer 'Prof.' Keith O. Johnson at Skywalker Sound in Marin County, California, Break The Chain brings 12 new MacLeod originals. Each song is extremely personal and at the same time, universal; covering subjects topical, humorous, and soulful; from the satirical to the sublime.

The title work, "Break The Chain," composed and performed with Doug's son Jesse, focuses on breaking the cycle of family violence and abuse. A powerful concern all too many are familiar with, Doug and Jesse confront this pervasive issue directly and personally, bringing it out of the shadows. Together, they share the healing, reconciliation and peace available to all who work to prevent the cycle from repeating and to "Break The Chain."

The album is co-produced by Doug MacLeod and Janice Mancuso. Bassist Denny Croy , drummer Jimi Bott and percussionist Oliver Brown join Doug in duo, trio and quartet settings. Like all ‘Prof.' Johnson's sessions, Break The Chain was recorded live, in realtime, with no overdubs or effects.

A prolific singer, songwriter, engaging storyteller, and masterful guitarist, Doug is a perennial Blues Music Award nominee and multiple Blues Music Award winner including Acoustic Artist Of The Year and Acoustic Album of the Year. An active touring artist, MacLeod supports his beloved St. Louis Cardinals during baseball season and, when at home, enjoys cooking for wife Patti Joy.

Side 1
Goin’ Down To The Roadhouse
Mr Bloozeman
Lonesome Feelig

Side 2
Travel On
LA – The Siren In The West
One For Tampa Red

Side 3
Who’s Driving This Bus?
This Road I’m Walking
Church Street Serenade

Side 4
Break The Chain
Going Home
What The Blues Means To Me

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