Ray Hensley and Michael Lyzenga have been playing and recording original music together as Blues Crossing since 2004, mainly the blues with a touch of Americana and rock thrown in.
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We hope you enjoy the tunes we've uploaded here. They are a combination of songs from our first cd, DIVE RIGHT IN, and our next one which is due out sometime this summer.
All the best... and remember... any feedback is good feedback!
Ray & Mike.
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- Member since:
- Dec 28 2007
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years together:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- 60 years
Stevie Ray, Clapton, Floyd, James Taylor, Neil Young, Jonny Lang, Buddy Guy, Mark Knopfler, Tool, Son House, Chris Sutton, CSNY, etc, etc, etc...
Members Of Band
Blues Crossing is:
Ray Hensley: guitar, vocals, & harmonica.
Mike Lyzenga: guitar & vocals.
Ray and Mike use Taylor, Martin, and Seagul guitars.
NoMo MoJo Year: 2008 Album: NoMo MoJo Genre: Blues
Title track of our new cd. Enjoy, Mike
ONE MORE MILE
ONE MORE MILE Year: 2008 Album: NoMo MoJo Genre: Acoustic
Ray played mandolin and some lead and slide guitar, Chris Sutton played the lead slide acoustic, Mike wrote the lyrics and played the rythym guitar tracks and vocals. BGV's by Mike, Ray and Debbie. Enjoy!
YESTERDAYS NEWS Track number: 1 Year: 2007 Album: NO MO MO JO Genre: Blues
jJST A LITTLE DITTY ABOUT THEM MEAN OLD WOMEN AND HOW THEY TREAT THEIR MEAN OLD MEN.
DOWN AND OUT
DOWN AND OUT Track number: 4 Year: 2007 Album: Dive Right In Genre: Acoustic
Lyrics by Tim Ratcliff and Mike Lyzenga. Music by Mike Lyzenga. Slide guitar and harmonica by Ray Hensley. Organ/piano by Jim Matthews.
WV Blues Society competition in Fairmont at the Christopher Banquet Center. Winner goes to Memphis in early '09. Show start at noon til 11:00. Wish us luck!
The working title of our 2nd cd. Due for release in late '08.