The Rides Blues-Rock Summit

May 22, 2013

The Rides - A Blues-Rock Summit formed by Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd And Barry Goldberg. Debut Album "Can't Get Enough" set for release on August 26 on Provogue Records.

Stephen Stills The Rides

No stranger to top flight musical partnerships, legendary singer-songwriter and Buffalo Springfield/CSN/CSN&Y principal Stephen Stills unites with fellow guitar slinger Kenny Wayne Shepherd and venerable Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg to form the new all-star blues-rock group The Rides. The multi-generational outfit's debut album produced by Jerry Harrison, Can't Get Enough, is set for Ltd Edition CD, Standard CD, digital, and vinyl release August 26 on Provogue Records.

Featuring four co-written originals, a handful of covers, and a vintage, previously unrecorded Stills gem, Can't Get Enough was inspired by—and is an homage to—the now-classic 1968 album Super Session, which featured Stills on guitar on one side, and the late Mike Bloomfield on the other (Bloomfield had founded Electric Flag with Goldberg, who also played on Super Session, as did Blood, Sweat & Tears keyboardist Al Kooper ). As The Rides bring a historic and distinctively American musical form into the 21st century, Stills calls them "the blues band of my dreams."

The Rides will embark on a world tour beginning in September. Dates TBD.

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