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The Floyd Lee Band has been recording and touring for the last several years. With hits such as Mean Blues, Riding On Empty and Bird With A Broken Wing front man, 75 year old Mississippi Bluesman Floyd Lee backed by Canadian guitarist Joel Poluck, together have been topping blues radio charts around the world as well as redefining blues music in general. Playing authentic Mississippi blues they have also elevated it to another level with their latest release of original emotional packed music, Doctors, Devils & Drugs. Whether you grew up listening to traditional blues or 1970's heavy rock you will definitely be drawn towards their genuine sound and unique style.
Career highlights include opening the Lucerne Blues Festival in Switzerland (one of Europe's biggest and most prestigious blues festivals) and holding the #1 spot on XM Satellite Radio's Bluesville with all 3 previous releases. The Floyd Lee Band is also the subject of a feature length film entitled Full Moon Lightnin' by documentary filmmaker John C. Gardiner. The movie will be hitting the film festival circuit in 2008. Capturing part of a tour through Mississippi the film also includes legendary drummer and band member Sam Carr as well as veteran bass player Brad Vickers. Currently based out of New York City the Floyd Lee Band has made many fans in many different countries and is gearing up for their next world tour.