Domenic Troiano – Domenic Troiano
Genre: Blues Rock
Although the level of musicianship is high, the focus of the album is its mainstream sound and pop-oriented arrangements.
A few of the songs might have gotten airplay if Dom's voice was tailored more for Top 40 radio. The album opens with "The Writing's on the Wall," which was later covered by the '70s band Skylark.
Opening with a short organ solo, "Let Me Go Back" is a sentimental song about playing music with the good ol boys, back in the good ol days. "I Just Lost a Friend" is quite personal, and it was actually released as a single to promote the album.
"Domenic Troiano" album is quite enjoyable and has lots to offer. It's also important to note the co-production work by James Gang producer Keith Olsen came at a time when Olsen was engineering Dr. John for Jerry Wexler. That seems to have had an influence on this project.
- The Writings On The Wall
- The Answer
- Let Me Go Back
- I Just Lost A Friend
- The Wear And The Tear On My Mind
- Is There No Rest For The Weary
- Hi Again
- 356 Sammon Ave.
- Repossession Blues
- Prakash John - Bass, Backing Vocals
- Lonnie Shetter - Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
- Penti Glenn - Drums
- Domenic Troiano - Guitar, Lead Vocals
- William Smith - Organ, Backing Vocals
- Tessie Calderone - Percussion, Congas
- Roy Kenner - Percussion, Vocals
- Hugh Sullivan - Piano, Organ
- Red Rhodes - Steel Guitar
- Bunk Gardner - Tenor Saxophone
- Jay Cantrelli - Tenor Saxophone
- Buzz Gardner - Trumpet