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California - born, Texas - raised and Detroit - trained, Harmonica Shah has been a force on the Midwestern blues scene since the late sixties. Shah has that classic Chicago/Midwestern - down home/urban style in the spirit of Junior Wells, Little Walter and Muddy Waters. Shah has appeared with artists such as Albert Collins, Pinetop Perkins and Big Daddy Kinsley. Shah was recently granted the "Lifetime Achievement" Award by the Detroit Blues Society. His "partner in crime" on this release is the well - known Detroit guitarist Howard Glazer. Glazer has recently received two local Awards - Best Guitarist and Musician Deserving wider Recognition. This CD contains seven original songs written by Shah and friends. It was originally released in the UK by the Bluetrack label. It is being released in the US by South Side Records and distributed in the US by City Hall Records.