Crossroads Acquires Publishing Rights

Crossroads Music Company will take on the duties associated with the publishing company created to launch the original works of Gus Gustafson, back in 2006–Unbeluckinfievable Productions [copyright].  Songs will be made available through the Crossroads website, and a new CD should be out this Fall…Stay tuned.

Robin and the Bluebirds Joined by Buddy Flett

We could NOT have scripted it any better than the way it naturally played out last Saturday night [June 30, 2012], in front of a moderate crowd at Crossroads Music Company & Listening Room in Winnsboro, Texas.  OK, East Texas, just a heads-up on the fact that Crossroads is doing its part]]>

 

 

Robin Beach Black, with Bruce Flett tearin-up the bass!

 

 

 

Gus, taking advantage of a photo op, with Buddy Flett & Jerry Beach!  That’s Zeke Seighman in the

 

background on the drums.

 

 

 

Stan Hoffman, formerly of the Killer Bees!

 

OK, let’s start with Buddy Flett!

 

  • “First You Cry”  co-written with David Egan, covered by Percy Sledge, and was featured on the recent season finale of the HBO series, Treme’.
  • Three time Grammy nominated songwriter/performer: 2011 Grammys: Best Contemporary Blues Album:          Live! In Chicago
    Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Featuring Hubert Sumlin, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Bryan Lee, And Buddy Flett
    [Roadrunner/Loud & Proud Records]
  • Blues Music Awards 2011; Memphis: Rock Blues Album: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band featuring Hubert Sumlin, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Bryan Lee and Buddy Flett ; Live! In Chicago

 

Robin & the Bluebirds:

 

  • Robin Beach Black sang back-up for Percy Sledge for 2 years, with that soulful voice of hers!
  • Stan Hoffman used to rock the house on keyboards/vocals, with the Killer Bees, one of the world’s top reggae bands for 12 years!
  • Robin’s Dad, Jerry Beach, wrote the song “I’ll Play the Blues For You” which was made famous by Albert King, making the song go GOLD & selling over 1 million copies!
  • Bruce Flett’s decade with legendary “A” Train
  • ALL FIVE SING!  Strong vocals throughout the show!

 

Tasty, tasty, tasty STUFF!!  The Crossroads spirits have been nourished once again!  ~Gus