Rich Layton & Tough Town “Live To Rock” – Listen

With a title like ‘Live to Rock’ what else could the second single from Rich Layton & Tough Town’s new album ‘Salvation Road‘ be other than anthemic? Amongst soaring vocals and pounding drums take the time to note the presence of Chris Mercer the legendary British saxophonist who began his career with John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers way back in 1967.  As Rich has noted “Being in the studio while Chris played turned into a really emotional moment for me. I saw and felt this unbroken thread weaving all the way back to the records I was singing along with as a kid. It was a wave of pure gratitude for every experience in my own musical journey. Realizing that I grew up to become a small part of this amazing rock and roll tapestry just blew me away.

Author: Jonathan Aird

Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?

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