Recorded At Blue Heaven Studios During Blues Masters at the Crossroads 2010!
200g Vinyl Cut By Kevin Gray , Engineered by Katsu Naito & Pressed at Quality Record Pressings!
Bill Watermelon Slim Homans is nothing if not a renaissance man. He attended Middlebury College in Vermont on a fencing scholarship but dropped out to enlist in the Army for the Vietnam War. While laid up in a Vietnam hospital bed, he taught himself upside-down, left-handed slide guitar. He worked as a truck driver, a forklift operator, a saw mill hand, a funeral officiator and at times as a small-time criminal. Due to the latter vocation, he fled Boston to lay low in Oklahoma where he farmed watermelons, hence his stage name. Hes earned two undergrad degrees along with a master's. He painted art and briefly joined Mensa. Oh, and he likes to read Shakespeare and bowls a steady 240.
No surprise then that he draws from a plenty diverse range of influences to form his unique brand of raw and honest blues. Its music as interesting as the man.
From 2010 Direct To Disc Sessions
Cut by Kevin Gray
Engineered by Katsu Naito
Pressed at Quality Record Pressings
Recorded at Blue Heaven Studios
1. Angel From Montgomery
2. Ain't Whistling Dixie
3. Smokestack Lightning
1. Take My Mother Home
2. Living In Oklahoma