THE TRAIN KEPT A ROLLIN ALL NIGHT LONG FROM CINCINNATI
Presented by The Cincinnati USA Music Heritage Foundation
– 60th anniversary of Tiny Bradshaw’s original recording on King Records at 1540 Brewster
– Starring Philip Paul, original Tiny Bradshaw drummer on Train Kept A Rollin
– Introducing The Train Kept A Rollin Guitar Army
WHEN: 60th year to the date – Monday, 7/25/11
– 5 p.m. Downtown Fountain Square performance (Starring Philip Paul, introducing The Train Kept A Rollin Guitar Army and surprises)
– 6 p.m. Reception at Historic Herzog Studio (811 Race) and Panel Discussion led by Steve Rosen and featuring a possible Bradshaw relative, Philip Paul, and Brian Powers.
– Cincinnati gave birth to a song that became a guitarist favorite, a legendary rock and roll standard, which has alumni of Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Johnny Burnette, Joe Perry and Brad Whitford, Kirk Hammett, Slash, Paul Gilbert, Lemmy…
– This is an efffort to finally lay claim on this song and its Cincinnati origins and celebrate Tiny Bradshaw (who is buried in Price Hill in Union Baptist Cemetary)
– Legendary King Records session drummer Philip Paul was recruited to Cincinnati by Tiny Bradshaw and drum at the Cotton Club in the West End (before 75 took it out) and continues to play Downtown Cincinnati each weekend at The Cincinnatian. The Syd NaTanists and The Guitar Army are honored to start this jam off with him.
AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION ENCOURAGED
– The Cincinnati USA Music Heritage Foundation encourages anyone to show up with an acoustic guitar and join the effort and play in a line from Fountain Square (5th and Vine) to Historic Herzog (8th and Race)… “the music heritage foundation encourages education through music” said Co-Founder Marvin Hawkins.
– “Train” will played in the key of E, with a riff of E-D-E//A-G-A//AAA-B-A-G-F#
– Follow the Generals of The Guitar Army
Special WVXU radio program by Lee Hay on The Train Kept A Rollin’ and Tiny Bradshaw on Saturday, July 23rd on WVXU at 11pm
Open to the public of all ages and styles
Cincinnati USA Music Heritage Foundation
(new 501c3 nonprofit)
A Bootsy Baby
Mission: The mission of the Cincinnati USA Music Heritage Foundation serves to elevate the region’s rich music heritage and the contributions of the past, present, and future music community through preservation, education and celebration.
Vision: The Foundation will be an internationally acclaimed organization that serves to preserve and promote the region’s rich music heritage and culture to the nation and the world.