Mama’s Boys

Highlight Reel

Nominee at the 10th annual LA Music Awards

Choice for Blues Artist of the Year – 13th Annual LA Music Awards

1 You’d Better Be Sure 2:58
2 Don’t Cry Mama 3:45
3 Coming Home 3:50
4 Too Tight 4:55
5 Shake ‘Em On Down 2:59
6 Chicken & Waffles 3:16
7 Something To Remember You By 6:13
8 Come Back Baby 2:15
9 Drink 2:55
10 One Day 4:35
11 Baby Boy’s Boogie 4:55
12 Blues For Late Summer 9:27
Companies etc
Recorded At – Pacifica Studios
Bass – Jeff ‘Slick Daddy’ Henry*
Drums – Jim Goodall
Engineer – Glenn Nishida
Engineer, Musical Assistance – Myles West
Graphics – Dorothy Dobson
Guitar, Guest – Kirk Fletcher
Guitar, Slide Guitar – Dave Melton
Mastered By – Christopher Aud
Vocals – Dave Melton (tracks: 7)
Vocals, Harmonica, Producer – Johnny Mastro
Led by harmonica player Johnny Mastro, Mama’s Boys come out of Los Angeles / Long Beach and were named after club owner Miss Laura Mae “Mama” Gross. For 40 years she’s been the owner of LA’s oldest blues club, Babe’s & Ricky’s Inn.

Mama’s Boys have played over 250 gigs a year for over the last 9 years, headlined the 28th Annual Grand Prix of Long Beach, have been nominated for “Best Blues Artist” by LA Music Awards, were named “Best Unsigned Blues Band” in Southern California by Doheny Blues Festival, voted one of LA’s “Top 100 Unsigned Bands” by Music Connection Magazine, were one of two finalists in LA’s Rock War 2000, were featured on the national / international syndicated radio program “Blues Deluxe”, and can still be found down at Babe’s & Ricky’s Inn.