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Five Hundred Pounds is Big Sugar's coming of age record where they transition from a more traditional roots music band to a full on rock and rock band with the distant early warnings of reggae and dub that would eventually become part of their signature sound. Includes hit songs 'Ride Like Hell', 'I'm a Ram' and 'Wild Ox Moan'. Produced by Gordie Johnson Executive Producer Tom Treumuth Engineered by Peter Prillesnick, additional engineering by Robi Banerji Recorded & Mixed at Presence Sound, Toronto Canada by Gordie Johnson and Peter Prillesnick Mastered by Alfio Annibalini and Gordie Johnson at Hypnotic Studios, Toronto Canada Big Sugar: Gordie Johnson- vocals, guitar, bass Al Cross- drums Guest Musicians: Dave Wall- drums (Standing Around Crying) Kelly Hoppe- harmonica, saxophone Michael Johnson- trumpet Gene Hardy- saxophone James Monroe- trombone Chris Brown- trombone Patrick Ballantyne- vocals, acoustic guitar A Whiteman- for loan of Merc Songs: 1. Ride Like Hell (A. Wise, G. Johnson) 2. Standing Around Crying (McKinley Morganfield) 3. I’m A Ram (Al Green) 4. Sugar In My Coffee (Traditional, arr. by G. Johnson) 5. All Over Now (G. Johnson, Richard Walsh) 6. AAA Aardvark Hotel (G. Johnson) 7. How Many Times (Traditional, arr. by G. Johnson) 8. Deliver Me (D. Wall, G. Johnson) 9. Still Waitin’ (G. Johnson) 10. Wild Ox Moan (Traditional, arr. by G. Johnson) 11. Ride On (G. Johnson) Photography- Daniel Cohen Sleeve Design- David Andoff Thanks to- Molly Johnson, Joe Pistoria (Music Quarters), Kelly Hoppe, Fanny’s Starlight Lounge, Eric Tunney, Songbird Music, Ann Dunn, Patrick Ballantyne, Candice Olsen, Bridgette Berman, Robi & Darryl, The Famous Coachman, Dr. 7, The Arc Angels, George Koller, Steve Lucas, Emi, Lizzy & Todd, Robert Souza/ Hugo Boss, Cindy & Sharmaine, The Cameron, A&M Records, Uncle Bill, Dan Gallagher, Jeff Ireland, Michael J., Hock Walsh Canadian Release: Five Hundred Pounds Hypnotic/A&M – 1993 Notes: European release, same as Canadian. Big Sugar – Five Hundred Pounds Provogue – PRD 70592 Copyright: 1993 Netherlands

Five Hundred Pounds

Big Sugar

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Downloads include choice of MP3, WAV, or FLAC

Five Hundred Pounds is Big Sugar's coming of age record where they transition from a more traditional roots music band to a full on rock and rock band with the distant early warnings of reggae and dub that would eventually become part of their signature sound. Includes hit songs 'Ride Like Hell', 'I'm a Ram' and 'Wild Ox Moan'. Produced by Gordie Johnson Executive Producer Tom Treumuth Engineered by Peter Prillesnick, additional engineering by Robi Banerji Recorded & Mixed at Presence Sound, Toronto Canada by Gordie Johnson and Peter Prillesnick Mastered by Alfio Annibalini and Gordie Johnson at Hypnotic Studios, Toronto Canada Big Sugar: Gordie Johnson- vocals, guitar, bass Al Cross- drums Guest Musicians: Dave Wall- drums (Standing Around Crying) Kelly Hoppe- harmonica, saxophone Michael Johnson- trumpet Gene Hardy- saxophone James Monroe- trombone Chris Brown- trombone Patrick Ballantyne- vocals, acoustic guitar A Whiteman- for loan of Merc Songs: 1. Ride Like Hell (A. Wise, G. Johnson) 2. Standing Around Crying (McKinley Morganfield) 3. I’m A Ram (Al Green) 4. Sugar In My Coffee (Traditional, arr. by G. Johnson) 5. All Over Now (G. Johnson, Richard Walsh) 6. AAA Aardvark Hotel (G. Johnson) 7. How Many Times (Traditional, arr. by G. Johnson) 8. Deliver Me (D. Wall, G. Johnson) 9. Still Waitin’ (G. Johnson) 10. Wild Ox Moan (Traditional, arr. by G. Johnson) 11. Ride On (G. Johnson) Photography- Daniel Cohen Sleeve Design- David Andoff Thanks to- Molly Johnson, Joe Pistoria (Music Quarters), Kelly Hoppe, Fanny’s Starlight Lounge, Eric Tunney, Songbird Music, Ann Dunn, Patrick Ballantyne, Candice Olsen, Bridgette Berman, Robi & Darryl, The Famous Coachman, Dr. 7, The Arc Angels, George Koller, Steve Lucas, Emi, Lizzy & Todd, Robert Souza/ Hugo Boss, Cindy & Sharmaine, The Cameron, A&M Records, Uncle Bill, Dan Gallagher, Jeff Ireland, Michael J., Hock Walsh Canadian Release: Five Hundred Pounds Hypnotic/A&M – 1993 Notes: European release, same as Canadian. Big Sugar – Five Hundred Pounds Provogue – PRD 70592 Copyright: 1993 Netherlands

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