Tomcattin' is the fourth studio album of Southern rock band Blackfoot, released in 1980.
This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.
ATCO ATC 50702
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
Al Nalli - Producer
Al Nalli (1929-2016) was an American record producer and music industry executive. He was born on 19 May 1929, in St. Louis, Missouri. Nalli started his career in the music industry as a radio DJ and later transitioned into record production.
In the 1960s, Nalli moved to Florida and founded the Al Nalli Music Enterprises (ANME) record label. The label focused on producing and promoting regional music, including rock and roll, R&B, and country. ANME became a successful independent label in the Southeastern United States and helped launch the careers of several artists, including Jim Stafford and Blackfoot.
Nalli is best known for his work as a producer for Blackfoot. He produced several of the band's albums, including "Tomcattin'" (1980), "Marauder" (1981), "Siogo" (1983), and "Vertical Smiles" (1984). Nalli's production style helped define Blackfoot's sound, which blended Southern rock, hard rock, and blues into a unique, guitar-driven sound.
Aside from his work with Blackfoot, Nalli also produced albums for other artists, including Molly Hatchet, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Joe South. He was also involved in the music publishing business, owning and managing several publishing companies.
In addition to his work in the music industry, Nalli was also involved in philanthropy. He founded the Al Nalli Music Scholarship Fund, which supports music education for young people in St. Lucie County, Florida.
Nalli passed away on 14 March 2016, at the age of 86. His contributions to the music industry, particularly in the Southern rock genre, are still celebrated today.
Some of the records he has produced for the bands: Axe, Shotgun, Blackfoot. In particular he produced: " AXE - Nemesis " , " AXE - Offering "
Henry Weck - Producer
Henry H-Nomb Weck - Sound Engineer
This album "Tomcattin'" was recorded at: Subterrean Studios, Ann Harbor, Michigan
Chris Callis - Photographer
David Kryszak - Photographer
Rick "Rattlesnake" Medlocke - Lead vocals, lead guitar
Jakson "Dr Jakson Thunderfoot" Spires - Drums
Charlie Hargrett - Lead guitar
Greg T Walker - Bas
ATCO 50 702 (ST-C-804461) Record Label Details: GEMA, LC 0120 ℗ 1980 Atlantic Recording Corporation
The Blackfoot rock band is a southern rock band that was formed in the early 1970s in Jacksonville, Florida. Over the years, the band has had several lineup changes, but it remains one of the most recognizable and influential southern rock bands of all time.
The Blackfoot was originally formed in 1970 by guitarist and vocalist Rickey Medlocke, who was inspired by his grandfather’s blues music. Medlocke was joined by guitarist Charlie Hargrett, drummer Jakson Spires, and bassist Greg T. Walker. Together, they created a powerful blend of blues, country, and rock music that quickly gained them a following among fans of southern rock.
One of the defining characteristics of the Blackfoot was their ability to mix classic southern rock sounds with more modern elements. This was evident in their use of twin guitar harmonies and heavy use of keyboards, which was unusual for a southern rock band at the time. Their music was characterized by strong, driving rhythms and soaring guitar solos, combined with powerful and bluesy vocals.
One of the band’s biggest hits was the song “Train, Train,” which was released in 1979 and quickly became a classic of the southern rock genre. The song’s heavy, bluesy sound and catchy chorus made it a staple of rock radio stations and helped to establish the Blackfoot as one of the leading bands in the southern rock scene.
Over the years, the band’s lineup has undergone several changes, but they have continued to tour and record new music. Despite the changes, the Blackfoot has remained one of the most respected and influential southern rock bands of all time. Their powerful sound, combined with their commitment to preserving the southern rock tradition, has earned them a dedicated following of fans and a place in the annals of rock and roll history.
In conclusion, the Blackfoot is a southern rock band that has had a lasting impact on the genre. With their blend of blues, country, and rock music, they have created a sound that is both classic and modern, and that continues to inspire new generations of musicians and fans. Whether they are playing to a packed stadium or a small club, the Blackfoot remains one of the most powerful and influential southern rock bands of all time.
ATCO K 50910 , 1982 , Germany
"Highway Song Live" is the first live album by this American Southeren Rock band. This album is dedicated to Paul Shorty Medlocke (an American Delta Blues and Hard Rock musician)Show Details
ATCO ATC 50 799 , 1981 , Germany
"Marauder" is the fifth studio album of Southern rock band Blackfoot, released in 1981.Show Details
ATCO 79-0080.1 , 1983 , Germany
Siogo is the sixth album by the American Southern rock band Blackfoot, released in 1983.Show Details
ATCO ATC 50702 , 1980 , Germany
Tomcattin' is the fourth studio album of Southern rock band Blackfoot, released in 1980.Show Details
ATCO 790 218-1 , 1984 , Germany
"Vertical Smiles" is the seventh album by southern rock band Blackfoot, released in 1984 by Atco Records division of Atlantic Records.Show Details