Bluebird & Skoko

Bluebird & Skoko

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When a bluesman meets a rock’n’roll lady… you’d better watch out!

Biography

Bluebird & Skoko are a buzzing combination of deep Chicago blues and dirty rock’n’roll energy guided by the spirit of Screaming Jay Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Muddy Waters, The Cramps, and all those artists inspired by the fire inside. Their music is the expression of passion for music and lust for life. They sing and play from the guts, guided by that mysterious creature called Mojo. Their first album together “Trust Your Mojo, Sista”, mastered at the Abbey Road Studios, will be released in November 2008.
Bluebird grew up in Chicago under the wing of the great Junior Wells. Since 1975 he has blown his harp with Chicagoans from Sammy Lawhorn to Eddy Taylor and from Phil Guy to Valerie Wellington. He jammed with Muddy Waters and opened for him for his entire 1980 Italian tour. He played with Dr. John (with whom he recorded one of his own songs), John Kalb, Bill Dicey, Alexis Korner, the Sun Ra Orchestra, and many more. In 1982, one of his songs won a platinum record in South America. His songs have been included in numerous compilations in Europe and America. Bluebird has been followed by the music press and European TV stations since the beginning. His latest version of the song “Johnny B. Goode” received five stars from independent radio stations in the USA.
Skoko released three albums with her band CUT. Playing psycho rock’n’roll, they’ve opened for Royal Trux, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, The Hives, and many more. Recently she recorded the song “Watching Ya,” released by the Italian record label Suoni di Jato.

Discography

Bluebird’s Discography:
2004, “Could We Start Again Please,” Jesus Christ Surferstar compilation (Omom Music, Italy)
2003, “Johnny B. Goode,” American Graffitti Revisited compilation (Omom Music, Italy)
2001, “Cajun Curl”, slide guitar (Omom Music, Italy)
2000, “This Guy’s in Love With You,” That’s New Pussycat compilation (Omom Music, Italy)
1982, Una Aventura Mas, platinum album (Uruguay)
1980, Firenze, guest (RCA, Italy)

Skoko’s Discography:
2008, “Watching Ya” in Love Hotel compilation (Suoni di Jato, Italy)
2005, Poetika Elektronika, mini-EP (Sugarbabe.org, Italy)
2002, Torture, mini-EP (Gamma Pop, Italy)
2001, Will U Die 4 Me?, album (Gamma Pop)
Timoria, “El Topo Grand Hotel,” guest vocal (Universal, Italy)
Julie’s Haircut, “Stars Never Looked So Bright” guest vocal (Gamma Pop)
2000, Julie’s Haircut, “Fever in the Funk House,” guest vocal (Gamma Pop)
1998, Operation Manitoba, album (Gamma Pop)
1997, AA.VV. Metal Machine Muzak compilation (Gamma Pop)
1996, “Trouble/Desire” (demo, Italy)

Set List

GIRLS' MIND ARE TRICKY
SUGARBABE SUGRABABE
THIS SOUL IS MINE
TRUST YOUR MOJO SISTA
SUCK ON A STRAW
I'M A HOOKER
SHE S TROUBLE
EVERY DAY LIFE
COFFEINE ADRENALINE
I AM ANGEL
I CONFESS
LOST IN OBLIVION
MAMAS BLUES
DEEP AND SLOW
MYSTICAL REVELATION
ME & MYSELF
YOUR WOMAN & THE BLUES
ONE AIN'T ENOUGH FOR ME

Covers: different ones from show to show