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Before the Bullets Fly  (Warren Haynes)

Beginner at the Blues  (Coco Montoya)

Better Off With the Blues  (Delbert McClinton)

Black Cat Bone  (Matt Scofield)

Blues About You  (Delbert McClinton)

Casting My Spell  (Coco Montoya)

Crosscut Saw  (Albert King)

Darker Side  (Johnny Lang)

Devil’s Highway  (ORIGINAL)

Dirty Dishes  (Buddy Guy)

Don’t you Lie to Me  (BB King)

Forever Home  (ORIGINAL)

Further On Up the Road  (Eric Clapton)

Have Ever Loved Woman  (Eric Clapton)

How Come My Dog Don't Bark 

I Can’t Help Myself  (ORIGINAL)

If you Love Me Like You Say  (Albert Collins)

Live Music Is Better  (ORIGINAL)

Lonesome  (Hollywood Fats)

Love And War   

Mean, Mean Woman  (ORIGINAL)

Nasty Habits  (Tommy Castro)

Old Love  (Eric Clapton)

Old Soul  (ORIGINAL)

Paid in Full  (ORIGINAL)

Rock My Blues Away  (Clarence Gatemouth Brown)

Second Mouse Gets the Cheese  (ORIGINAL)

Shake Your Boogie  (Hollywood Fats)

Shim Sham Shimmy  (James Harman)

Someone Else is Slippin In  (Buddy Guy)

Stagger Lee  (Lloyd Price)

Sweet Little Angel  (Eric Clapton)

Tin Pan Alley  (Stevie Ray Vaughan)

Too Much Family  (James Harman)

Too Tired  (Gary Moore)

Tore Down  (Eric Clapton)

Treat Her Right  (Roy Head)

Walking the Dog  (Rufus Thomas)

OLD SOUL 
Album Personnel and Notes

 

1.  I Can’t Help Myself  3:18  (Words and music by Jon Spear)

  • Dara James: lead vocal and lead guitar

  • Jon Spear:  rhythm guitar

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass

  • John Stubblefield: drums

  • Nate Brown (special guest): hand percussion

 

2.  Devil’s Highway   4:46 (Words by Jon Spear; music by Dara James)

  • Dara James: lead vocal and lead guitar

  • Jon Spear:  rhythm guitar

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass

  • John Stubblefield: drums

 

3.  The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese  3:17 (Words & Music by Jon Spear)

  • Jon Spear:  lead vocal and lead guitar

  • Dara James: backing vocals and harmonica

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass and backing vocals

  • John Stubblefield: drums and backing vocals

 

4.  Old Soul  5:22 (Words & Music by Jon Spear)

An "old soul" is someone who shows a passion, skill and feeling during their musical performance far beyond their years.  Jon Spear had some particular artists in mind when he wrote this song but won't say who they are because it's better if you imagine your own.   This song was awarded Honorable Mention in the blues category in the 31st annual Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Competition (2014).  

  • Dara James: lead vocal and lead guitar

  • Jon Spear:  rhythm guitar

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass

  • John Stubblefield: drums

  • Ron Holloway (special guest): saxophone

 

 5.  I Love My Skin  3:05 (Words & Music by Jon Spear) – This song was awarded Honorable Mention in the Children's category in the 30th annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest (2013).

  • Jon Spear : lead vocal and rhythm guitar

  • Dara James:  slide guitar

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass

  • John Stubblefield: drums

 

6.  Forever Home  3:37 (Words & Music by Jon Spear) – This song was written for the Nelson County VA SPCA, a no-kill shelter, to encourage adoption of homeless animals. 

  • Dara James:  vocals and harmonica

  • Jon Spear:  rhythm guitar

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass

  • John Stubblefield: drums

 

7.  Mean Mean Woman  4:51 (Words & Music by Jon Spear)

  • Jon Spear:  lead vocal and rhythm guitar

  • Dara James:  lead guitar and backing vocals

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass

  • John Stubblefield: drums

  • Nate Brown (special guest): hand percussion

 

8.  Paid in Full  5:14 (Words by Dara James;  Music by Jon Spear)

  • Dara James:  lead vocal and lead guitar

  • Jon Spear:  rhythm guitar and backing vocals

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass

  • John Stubblefield: drums

 

9.  Live Music is Better  3:48 (Words & Music by Jon Spear)

  • Jon Spear:  lead vocal and lead guitar

  • Dara James:  harmonica, rhythm guitar and backing vocals

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass and backing vocals

  • John Stubblefield: drums and backing vocals

 

10.  Tin Pan Alley  8:35 (Tin Pan Alley  written by Robert L. Geddins © Fort Knox Music Co., Trio Music Co. Inc., Duchess Music Corp.)

  • Dara James:  lead vocal and guitar

  • Jon Spear:  rhythm guitar

  • Andy Burdetsky: bass

  • John Stubblefield: drums

© 2018 JON SPEAR BAND LLC
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