Webb Wilder

MISSISSIPPI MODERNE
A recent inductee into the Mississippi Music Hall Of Fame, Wilder has recorded a terrific set of distinctive originals coupled with creative cover renditions that stretch from tunes by Otis Rush to Charlie Rich to Jimmy Reed.  With strong backing from his highly accomplished bandmates, the Beatnecks, featuring Tom Comet, bass, Bob Williams, guitar, and Jimmy Lester, drums, MISSISSIPPI MODERNE includes all of the ingredients that have made the ever swaggering Wilder, aka The Last Of The Full Grown Men, a popular attraction throughout the USA and Europe for the past 30 years. The new album rocks, rolls, grooves, and touches the heart in what is surely Wilder’s finest recording since his classic, IT CAME FROM NASHVILLE (LDCD-1029), came out in 1985.  As always, Webb Wilder will be on tour constantly over the next year, and his shows are not to be missed!
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YARD DOG B/W LUCY MAE BLUES (SINGLE)
Landslide Records is proud and excited to announce an exclusive digital only release: “Yard Dog” and “Lucy Mae Blues” by the iconic Nashville Roots Rocker, Webb Wilder. Paying homage to the sounds of his Mississippi upbringing, the tracks feature Wilder on vocals and guitars, along with fellow members of his band, The Beatnecks: Tom Comet on bass and Jimmy Lester on drums. Producer Joe McMahan also appears on guitar, and guest musicians include Ryan Norris (organ) and Jon Radford (percussion). The songs will be part of a full length Wilder album, to be released by Landslide Records in the Spring, 2014
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TOUGH IT OUT! (DVD)
TOUGH IT OUT!, the first-ever live DVD from Nashville-based Webb Wilder is the definitive concert video of the man, the legend and the electrifying artist. Recorded in August 2005 at WorkPlay in Birmingham, Alabama, in front of a very enthusiastic audience, TOUGH IT OUT! captures all of the excitement of Wilder’s action-packed shows, which the Birmingham News called, “A vigorous hybrid of rollicking rockabilly, toe-tapping twang and rip-roaring rock ‘n’ roll.” Joining Webb Wilder (vocals, guitar) on Tough It Out! are The Beatnecks, comprised of George Bradfute (guitars, vocals), Tony Bowles (guitars) Tom Comet (bass, vocals) and Jimmy Lester (drums).

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ABOUT TIME
Wilder’s ABOUT TIME returns him to his patented roots rock and roll persona. With production by longtime Wilder cohort R.S. Field, the album captures the full flavor of Wilder’s raucous style, from his booming baritone vocal delivery to sizzling guitar licks to a tight, punchy rhythmic foundation. New originals by both Field and Wilder include a heart beatin’ twanger, “I Just Had To Laugh,” the British influenced “You Might Be Lonely For A Reason,” a full fledged rock and roller, “Miss Missy From Old Hong Kong,” the swinging personal memoir, “Battle Of The Bands,” and a downright catchy little love song, “Tell The World.”

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IT CAME FROM NASHVILLE
Webb and Landslide Records have combined to re-release an updated--and long out of print—version of the Webb Wilder And The Beatnecks roots classic, IT CAME FROM NASHVILLE, now subtitled The Deluxe Full Grown Edition. Produced by R.S. Field, the digitally remastered and repackaged reissue includes all of the sizzling material from the original vinyl and CD editions, plus six previously unreleased live tracks, and some distinctive live patter, from the same period.

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