Edgar Winter's White Trash -Roadwork 12" 2LP VINYL


Album Description & Collectors information:


Douböe LP in Gatefold (FOC) cover design with artwork / photos on the inside cover pages

This album "Edgar Winter's White Trash - Roadwork" is the tipple point where Rock and Roll, Blues, Gospel, and R&B meet on the dark end of "Tobacco Road". Armed with brother Johnny Winter, Rick Derringer and a full horn section, Edgar Winter shows that he once had balls before losing them with the tepid "Frankenstein" and beyond. With songs culled from the Trash's first album and the American R&B songbook, Roadwork seethes with rhythm. "Tobacco Road", "Save the Planet", and "Rock and Roll Hoochie Coo" make this collection worth the modest price of admissio

Music Genre:

Rock, Soul, R&B 

Album Production Information:


The album: "Edgar Winter's White Trash - Roadwork" was produced by: Rick Derringer, Steve Paul

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Pete Weiss, ELton Schelan, Alex Kozanegras, Lou Schlossberg

Album cover design: Ron Coro / John Berg

Album cover photography: Fred Lombardi

Record Label Information:

EPIC AL 32150 / OEG 31249

Media Format:

Double 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 480 gram  

Year & Country:

1972 Made in USA

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: Edgar Winter's White Trash - Roadwork

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Edgar Winter (vocals, piano)
  • Jerry Lacroix (lead vocals)
  • Jon Smith (sax)
  • Mike mcLellan (trumpet)
  • Bobby Ramirez (drums)
  • Randy Hobbs - bass

Complete Track-listing of the album "Edgar Winter's White Trash - Roadwork"

The detailed tracklist of this record "Edgar Winter's White Trash - Roadwork" is:

  1. Save the planet
  2. Jive, jive, jive
  3. I can't turn you loose
  4. Still alive and well
  5. Back in the U.S.A
  6. Rock and roll hoochie koo
  7. Tobacco road
  8. Cool fool
  9. Do yourself a favor
  10. Turn on your loveligh

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Band Description:

 Edgar Winter was born in 1946 in Texas, and grew up in a musical family. His father, John Winter, was a famous bandleader, and his brother Johnny was a renowned blues guitarist. Edgar began playing music at a young age, and by his teenage years, he was already an accomplished musician.

 In the 1970s, Edgar Winter was one of the biggest names in rock music. He had burst onto the scene in the late 1960s with his band White Trash, but it was his solo work in the '70s that really established him as a true superstar.

 In the early '70s, Edgar released a string of hit albums that showcased his unique blend of rock, jazz, and blues. His most successful album, "They Only Come Out at Night," was released in 1972 and contained the classic rock anthems "Frankenstein" and "Free Ride."

 Edgar was known for his high-energy live performances, and his concerts were legendary. He was a flamboyant showman, known for his wild stage antics and his iconic white fur coat. He often played multiple instruments during his shows, including saxophone, keyboards, and guitar.

 Despite his success, Edgar struggled with drug addiction during the '70s. He was open about his struggles, and even wrote a song about it called "Dying to Live." The song was a powerful statement about the dangers of drug abuse, and it struck a chord with many of his fans.

 By the end of the '70s, Edgar's star began to fade. The music industry was changing, and his brand of rock was no longer in vogue. He continued to release albums and tour, but he never reached the same heights of success as he had in the past.

 Today, Edgar Winter is remembered as one of the great rock musicians of the 1970s. His music continues to inspire new generations of fans, and his legacy lives on. Despite the ups and downs of his career, Edgar's passion for music never waned, and his commitment to his craft is an inspiration to us all.