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• FEATURES UNSEEN PHOTOS OF IGGY POP, IN A SHIRT!!!

• INCLUDES A WRITTEN HISTORY OF THE BAND AS TOLD BY MICHAEL ERLEWINE!

• LP VERSION PRESSED AT THIRD MAN IN DETROIT!

• FIRST EVER COLLECTION OF IGGY’S EARLY BLUES BAND, OVER AN HOUR OF UNHEARD MUSIC!

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    Preorder now and save! This title will be available 11/29/19!

    Please note that orders containing any items that are on preorder will ship in full when all items are in stock.

    UNISSUED GRITTY & GRINDIN’ BLUES!

    Formed in the summer of 1965 by brothers Michael and Dan Erlewine, The Prime Movers Blues Band’s dedication was the stuff of legend. Refusing to adopt a faux British Invasion look and turning down an offer from Motown, they played their style of Chicago-inspired blues relentlessly around the Detroit area. Featuring the “raw power” of a young James Osterberg on drums (who also lends vocals on their sizzling styling of “I’m A Man”), this first-ever collection of The Prime Movers Blues Band’s recordings includes liner notes from bandleader Michael Erlewine! 

    Before James Osterberg was Iggy Pop, before Robert Sheff went by “Blue” Gene Tyranny, and before J.C. Crawford whipped crowds of MC5 fans into a frenzy, they all played in the Erlewine brothers’ Butterfield Blues Band-influenced outfit, hustling around the Motor City and more. Previously unavailable in any format, Modern Harmonic is proud to present this inaugural offering from The Prime Movers Blues Band on both CD and LP fittingly pressed at Third Man in Detroit. 

    Featuring Iggy Pop with his pals who gave him that name!

    Includes:

    Endless Blues • Everyday I Have The Blues • Walkin’ By Myself • Yonder’s Wall • You Better Watch Yourself • Rock Me Baby • Orange Drive • Walking Through The Park • All These Blues • I’m A Man (Iggy vocal)