All Fired Up is the second album by the hard rock band Fastway. It was released in 1984. The follow-up to the debut came only a year later and followed in similar tracks to the original. Like the debut, Kiss/Jimi Hendrix producer Eddie Kramer was brought in to produce. Together they created an album with just a bit more depth than the debut. Some songs had a strong blues-rock vibe, such as "Telephone" and "Station". Others have hard driving Led Zeppelin vibe. "Hurtin Me" in particular had a very Zeppelin-esque sound.
Effortlessly mixing soul, funk and pop, scored many hits throughout the 80s. This is his original 1985 release and includes the hits and .
Originally unleashed back in 1983 on RCA ‘So Fired Up’ was the band’s fifth studio offering. At the time of its release this long player was regarded as one of the scenes finest, erupting with the sort of energy and sophistication that all the great melodic rock champions of the day such as Foreigner and Journey had back then. Sadly though despite the momentum built with their previous releases the record commercially underachieved. So in 2013 with the help of Rock Candy Records we finally get another chance to sample this fantastic slab of A.O.R.
Highway Blues… Harp… Guitar… Hammond B3… it's all here. You came to the right place to get your "Red-Headed" Blues fix… some of Kansas City's best Blues musicians bring you eight original tunes that will make you get up out of your seat and shake something along with our take on a couple of great covers… this is get up and dance… sing along music that you can feel… come on in the water's fine…
A singer and demon guitarist whose raucous blend of country and rock & roll helped make him a successful crossover act, Junior Brown was born in 1952 and raised in the backwoods of Kirksville, IN. He first learned to play the piano from his father, and was exposed to country through radio and TV, becoming a fan of Ernest Tubb's music and television program. He became a professional musician at the tail end of the '60s, while still in his teens.After honing his guitar skills in relative anonymity throughout the '70s, Brown became an instructor at the Hank Thompson School of Country Music, an affiliate of Rogers State College in Oklahoma. There, while teaching under the auspices of steel guitar legend Leon McAuliffe, a onetime member of Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, Brown met "the lovely Miss Tanya Rae," a student whom he would later marry in 1988 and who eventually joined his band as a rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist…….