Little Box of Sadness

by Manitoba Hal

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    The warning label on this CD says it all. "Warning this CD may cause sudden toe tapping and a desire to play blues ukulele." Little Box of Sadness is a lively fun blues uke CD that belongs in every ukulele fan's collection. This collection is full of hot licks and interesting arrangements.

    Manitoba Hal has two international ukulele endorsements (RISA from Germany and aNueNue from Taiwan), has been featured at the New York Ukulele Festival 2008, Ukulele Ceilidh 2005, 2007, Great Canadian Ukulele Expo 2003, 2004 and the Ukulele Hall of Fame 2001 and is one of a handful of authentic blues performers performing with the ukulele today.

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Here's what some fans had to say about this recording;
"NOW you're speakin' MY language! Great!" Craig Roberston

"I usually don't care for the whole blues uke thing, but this really works for me. Very cool, Hal! A+ thanks for giving it to us." J Boy Shyne

"...everything is just overwhelmingly polished and professional and just GOOD." Jodi Matthews

"Expressive voice, dirty rhythm (dirty in a good way, of course...). Love it." Amber Nash

credits

released May 1, 2008

Produced by Hal Brolund at Hal's Kitchen Studios, Winnipeg, Manitoba
except * Produced by David Essig at Watershed Studios, Protection Island, British Columbia Canada

Hal Brolund - ukulele, vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion
Shelley Braun - doghouse bass, vocals
David Essig - lap steel, 2nd acoustic guitar, vocals
Dave Jonnason - dobro, vocals
Wayne Posnick - doghouse bass, vocals

All songs by Hal Brolund except Built 4 Comfort by Willie Dixon,
and Somebody On Your Bond by Trad (arr by Hal Brolund)

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Manitoba Hal Shelburne, Nova Scotia

For over 15 years, Canadian blues artist Manitoba Hal has been forging a career as one of Canada’s most preeminent roots and blues multi-instrumentalists.

His original songs have become modern classics and his take on standards and popular blues songs of the past have brought him to the forefront of the Canadian and international blues scene.
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