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The Very Best Of
Big Trouble


Price: $6.99 USD

Availability: In stock


Pieces of Set: 1



Between 1990 and 1992, one band ruled the hard rock streets of Atlanta, GA…
and that band was Big Trouble! Besides opening for such acts as Extreme, Skid Row, Bulletboys, and Jackyl (as well as many more), Big Trouble was selling out shows around the city and Southeast all by themselves. In two short years James Schmitt, Mike Wilkes, Dan Call, and Chuck Strawhand, created a massive fan base and rabid support in the area. They were courted by many record labels but as 1993 settled in, the ‘Seattle sound’ took over and changed the rock landscape of the decade. The band members decided to pursue other musical interests and thus the band ended.

Recently, the original Big Trouble demos were pulled out of the vault to be copied to digital files by bassist, Dan Call. The energy of the young band came pouring out in the studio and the idea was born for this ‘Best Of’ collection. It’s been remixed and re-mastered at Griffin Mastering Studios from the original 8-track tapes. These songs were recorded in a haze of raw energy and spilled beer at Cloud Land Studios Clarkston, GA in the spring of 1990. What you’ll hear is the energy of a young band ready to take over the world. From ‘Hot Shot’ to ‘No Stopping Now’ you’ll also hear the unique difference between Big Trouble and the rest of the pack…this wasn’t just another hair metal band. Big hooks, bluesy, smart and just a great band…period.

All 4 members have since moved on to successful careers and families. All are still playing in one fashion or another and the legacy of Big Trouble can still be heard in them today. To prove it, they have recorded a brand new track called ‘Popcorn, Whiskey, and Beer’. The lyrics are a look back to a special time between friends and a dream they shared…bittersweet but appreciative of the experience. The sound is reflective musically of where they are at now and just like everything they have ever done…

...they mean every note of it.

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You Might Get Luckyone
Take Me
Way Out
Seeing Is Believing
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Track Listing:

1. Circus
2. No Stopping Now
3. You Might Get Lucky
4. Falling Out Of Love
5. Take Me
6. Now You See Me
7. Way Out
8. Upside Down
9. Accidental Angel
10. Hot Shot
11. Lost In Your Love
12.Seeing Is Believing
13. Popcorn, Whiskey and Beer

Live At Avondale Town Cinema - August 1991

14. Intro by Brian Greathouse of 96ROCK WKLS Atlanta
15. Candyland
16. Life Rolls By
17. Somebody Get Me A Doctor




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