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 News Rock 20/05/2008

EDGAR WINTER: Legendary Rocker Takes a Free Ride along 'Rebel Road,' a Fresh and Fiery Burst of Rock and Roll Magic Featuring Cameos by Slash, Clint Black and His Brother Johnny Winter

LOS ANGELES, CA. (Top40 Charts/ Luck Media & Marketing) - Still jamming as hard and heavy as ever over 35 years since his smashes 'Frankenstein' and 'Free Ride' captured an era in pop history and redefined the possibilities of fusing blues with rock, Edgar Winter ( continues to defy musical trends by traveling along the Rebel Road (released by Airline Records via Sony Red distribution).

A fresh, dynamic extension of the multi-talented singer, songwriter, keyboardist and saxophonist's classic musical vibe, the perfectly titled album-yes, he still calls his projects 'albums'-brings his four decade career full circle with the help of Slash, country superstar Clint Black (on vocals and harmonica) and Winter's equally legendary guitarist brother Johnny Winter. Beyond the all-star contributions, the 11-track collection marks a flourishing of the creative relationship between Winter and Curt Cuomo, whose credits include 'Psycho Circus' among numerous songs with Kiss.

The first stops along Winter's winding Rebel Road this year include dates this summer with Winter's longtime hero Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. This is Winter's second go-round with the former Beatle's summer tour extravaganza; he counts his first tour in 2006, 'the thrill of a lifetime and a dream come true.' The 28-date 2008 Ringo tour kicks off June 19-20 in Niagara Falls, Ontario and wraps August 2 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Later in August, Winter has dates booked with Johnny at the House of Blues in Dallas (they're natives of Beaumont, Texas) and another with fellow bluesman Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

While the high-energy, Slash-sparked title track best captures the spirit of Rebel Road and is the probable first single, Winter is hoping that Ringo lets him complement his latest renditions of 'Free Ride' and 'Frankenstein' with performances of the album's more heartfelt cuts, the very Beatlesque mid tempo ballad 'Peace And Love' (dedicated, of course, to the spirit and legacy of The Fab Four) and the romantic acoustic ballad 'The Closer I Get,' which Winter wrote for Monique, his beloved wife of 29 years.

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