"BOSS OF THE BOOGIE"
1. BANKIN' ON THE BOOGIE
A "best of" Rio's first 4 projects, this best seller contains the favorites CHIROPRACTOR BLUES, FAT GIRL BOOGIE, DOG DUTY BLUES and BUMBLE BOOGIE. RIO A LA YANCY 20 cuts, 68 minutes. 1992.
2. FINE YOUNG GIRL - BP005
The title track of this CD was
recorded by blues great Billy Boy Arnold
for his 1994 Alligator Records release. Features
SHOUT FOR AMMONS,
BLUE MONK, MOJO, and SWANEE BOOGIE
16 cuts, 65 minutes.1994.
3. SWINGTRAIN - BP006
A favorite among the
swingdancers, featuring ROCKHOUSE
(which you're listening to), THE PERFECT WOMAN,
L.A EARTHQUAKE BOOGIE,THE
REEFER SMOKER, SAVE THE PLANET, and WOE
IS ME (TO MUCH SHAME AND SCANDAL IN THE FAMILY). SPANN
SALAD 14 cuts,
52 minutes. 1997.
4. BOOGIE WOOGIE VALENTINE - BP007
Features Rio's current 5-piece band swinging up a storm on several originals and such classics as KANSAS CITY, CHOO CHOO CH'BOOGIE, SEA CRUISE, SINCE I MET YOU BABY, and JAMBALAYA. ALBERT MEETS PETE. 15 cuts, 55 minutes. 1999
5. BACK TO L.A. - BP009
The growth and maturity of Rio's
distinctive style is evident throughout the 19 cuts on this
CD, his first in 4 years. BACK TO L.A., MY
SWEET IVORY, ITCHY WOMAN BLUES and FIRE
IT UP! are among the 8 originals on this
CD, along with such classics as GOIN' DOWN
SLOW, GEE BABY, AIN'T I GOOD TO YOU, and
Pete Johnson's ROLL 'EM, PETE and
KAYCEE BOOGIE. 19 cuts, 65
6. BOOGIE WOOGIE GOLD - BP010
A splendid compilation of the hottest Boogie Woogie piano instrumentals (no vocals) culled from nearly 20 years of Rob Rio recordings. For boogie woogie aficionados. 16 originals and classics. BOOGIE WOOGIE STOMP, BUMBLE BOOGIE, HONKY TONK TRAIN, AFTER HOURS, DIVE BOMBER, CUTTIN' THE BOOGIE, etc. 16 cuts, 49 minutes. 2005
7. THANK YOU, JOE TURNER! - BP012
A tribute to the great Big Joe Turner, this CD features the Turner classics, SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL, CORRINA, CORRINA, FLIP, FLOP &FLY, CHERRY RED and 5 others as well as the original, THANK YOU, JOE TURNER. LARRY TAYLOR on bass and RICHARD INNES on drums provide the rhythm, RICK HOLMSTROM and JOB STRILES are on guitar, with JEFF TURMES, BILL FLORES, and COREY GEMME on horns. A swinging testament to a great artist and the roots of rock & roll! 10 cuts, 35 minutes. 2008
8. WINTER BOOGIELAND 2009
- BP013 DOWNLOAD
A Christmas Boogie Woogie/Blues Cd to set you in the holiday spirit. Rio interprets traditional Christmas tunes with a brilliant style and finnesse. RUDOLF'S RED NOSE BOOGIE, WINTER BOOGIELAND, ROCKIN' AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE and 7 other piano instrumentals!
9. BLUES FROM THE VAULT - BP014
Rob Rio fans will love this collection of 12 recordings from 1986 - 1990 previously unreleased on CD. The album features Rio's usual scintillating boogie woogie/blues piano (DOWN THE ROAD A PIECE, PREACHIN' BLUES, STAVIN' CHAIN, EL CAPITAN, RAILROAD PORTER) and a host of great musicians! (Junior Watson, Ron McRorey, Larry Taylor, Mitch Kashmar, Greg "Smokey" Hormel, Freddie Johnson, Bill Flores) 2011
10. OMNIBOOGIE 2012 - BP015
Boogie Woogie and piano
aficionados will appreciate this collection of 13 solo piano
instrumentals. Rio shines throughout, interpreting Jelly
Roll Morton with FICKLE JELLY JAM,
Herschel Thomas with NEW SUITCASE BOOGIE,
and ending with a nice cover of Floyd Cramer's LAST
DATE. In between are 10 other hot Rio originals.
13 cuts, 39 minutes. 2012
11. HARRY TONIC, SR.- BP016
Sparkling piano and easy listening on this one as RIO croons standards from the Great American songbook, including ALL OF ME, JUST A GGIOLO, SUMMER WIND, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD and many others along with a few RIO originals. Nice arrangements with bass, drums, horns and strings. 18 cuts, 61 min. 2014
12. ROB RIO - LIVE IN ANAHEIM - BP017
Captures the excitement and pizzazz of a live solo ROB RIO concert! Includes favorites like I WANT TO BE YOUR CHIROPRACTOR, THE PERFECT WOMAN, I WANT TO BE SEDUCED, I WANT FISH and several hot boogies.
13 cuts, 52 min. 2017
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A jazzy, biting satire about the Republican candidate for the 2016 U.S. presidential election. August, 2016
14. FUNK LE TRUMP
An electro-funk lament
about the post election, pre inauguration doldrums.
15. MY HUNDREDTH HEARTBREAK
A classic country style tune of unrequited love. March 2017
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