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MDB 2016 CD Release, Number one Song Featuring Len Rainey on vocals playing now.
M D B - E n d o r s e m e n t s & B u d d i e s
Voted Best Original CD for Little Rock, AR; International Blues Challenge 2009
Mike Dollins Band New 2016 CD Release. Hear the #1 Song, above from the album.
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SONG TITLES 1. Be Your Man - Len Rainey, vocal 2. Real Deal - Mike, vocal 3. You’re A Teaser - Mike, vocal 4. Take Care Of Your Man - Ed Bowman, vocal 5. Love My Baby - Len Rainey, vocal 6. Loving You Is Easy - Mike Fraz, vocal 7. Looking For My Baby - Victor Marquez, vocal 8. Strange Things - Mike, vocal 9. Red Dress - Mike, vocal 10. All Blue Miles - Instrumental 11. Leaving Chicago - Mike, vocal 12. Welcome Home Baby, Victor Marquez, vocal 13. Help Me Sing My Song - Mike, vocal 14. Freddy King Medley - Instrumental 15. Diamonds & Gold - Mike, vocal 16. Funky Flash Back - Instrumental 17. Let Me Take You There - Mike, vocal 18. Vamping Saturday Night - Instrumental
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Two new CD Releases, by two of my blues buddies. Victor Marquez & I go way back to High School, and played many decades on the West Coast. Eb Davis, is my FaceBook blues buddy, as we met before FaceBook, and continue our friendship in the social network setting. Both dedicated R&B, Blues and Boogie artists, click their photos, and you'll find their info.
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Mike Dollins Band CD Footnotes: This latest, and possibly the last ever Mike Dollins Band CD, was a composite from several recording sessions over the years. Some released previously, but re-mastered, and some new cuts recorded in Joe & Rhonda Pitts’ Studio. Here is a list of the musicians that partook in this endeavor. Thank you all.
First, I have to recognize two musicians that we lost, and passed away since this project started. Brad Messer - Drums, and "Chicago" Bob Lowther - Keyboards. We miss you my musical brothers, and your contributions to this CD are highly respected.
Victor Marquez - Guitar & Vocals. Len Rainey - Bass & Vocals. Mike Fraz - Keyboads & Vocals. Ed Bowman - Vocals. Roy Enjambre - Drums & Bass. Dominic Enjambre - Keyboards. Tony Matoian - Saxaphone. Gudio Ciardetti - Bass. Mike Dollins - Talent Scout.
The Esquires: First band was with Keith, and Robin Welch in 1960.
The Caravans: Larry Cox - Bass, Tony Cook -Trumpet, Skip Young-Drums, Singer unknown, Mike & Rick Matanane. 1961 - 1963
The Fabulous Jades: Leroy Johnson - piano & vocal. TC Webb - sax & vocal, Nevilles - drums, Mike & Big John Johnson - Bass 1964 - 66
Blues Legend Big Daddy Rucker, along with Bruce Norton - drums, Joel Partovich - bass, Joe Natheson - keyboard & Mike - guitar. 1969 - 70
Hard Times Blues Band: Tom Netherland, Connie Mack Shaffer, Victor Marquez & Mike on LP. 1972 - 75
Cruizin' R&B Band: The late Tom Sesma, Sax. Jim Pena, Drums. Linda Marquez, vocal, Victor Marquez, guitar & vocal. Manny Lopez & Mike with old Tele. 1978 - 1986
Driven Wheel Blues Band: Mike, Scott, David & Victor Marquez 1987 - 1988
GOSPEL: From 1991 to 1997 The Mighty Wings of Faith and photo below: The Brothers of Praise: Eddie Newman -Bass, Pastor Edwards - Vocal, Deacon Phillips - Vocal, Carl Overstreet - Vocal, Marty Martinez - Drums, Mike Dollins - Guitar
Red O'Conner Band: Red on sax. From 1963 to 1964
N'Specshuns R&B: Mike, Roy Enjambre - Drums, Linda Negrete - Keys & Vocal, Eddie Newman - Bass & Vocal 1997 - 2003
Cruize Brothers: Mike on Gibson, Dominic Enjambre - keys, Roy Enjambre - bass,Roy Enjambre Jr. - drums, Victor Marquez - Strat, Tony Matoian, sax. 1999 - 2002
Cruize Brothers: Mike on Tele, Victor Marquez - Strat, Roy Enjambre - drums, Tony Matoian - sax, Len Rainey - bass, Dominic Enjambre - keys. 2002 - 2005