Walter Wolfman Washington is a soulful musician of rare talent, as well as a deep thinker and hip philosopher, and his hometown is New Orleans. Walter has cut his teeth for the last 50 years playing everywhere from European festivals to bars that Google Maps will never find. New Orleans is notorious for its wildness, parades, and celebrations. New Orleans is Mardi Gras, but itís also the uptown class of Allen Toussaint and hip style and language of Dr. John. Walter has always embodied both, but finally we have a set of songs that reflects the yin to Walterís bring-the-party yang. This is the record that we all have known he has in him. This is the night after that party, or maybe just the after party. Heís been given free rein to express himself, and thatís special.†

Producer Ben Ellman has assembled a sympathetic group of musicians from keyboardists Jon Cleary and Ivan Neville to a versatile rhythm section of bassist James Singleton and drummer Stanton Moore. Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas lends her voice to a cut and matches Wolfman note for note. Those two go back a long way. Walter played guitar in Irmaís band in the late 1960s. Can you picture how much fun that might have been? And this is their first recording together. His future is his past indeed.†

Walter Wolfman Washington is a soulful musician of rare talent, as well as a deep thinker and hip philosopher, and his hometown is New Orleans. Walter has cut his teeth for the last 50 years playing everywhere from European festivals to bars that Google Maps will never find. New Orleans is notorious for its wildness, parades, and celebrations. New Orleans is Mardi Gras, but itís also the uptown class of Allen Toussaint and hip style and language of Dr. John. Walter has always embodied both, but finally we have a set of songs that reflects the yin to Walterís bring-the-party yang. This is the record that we all have known he has in him. This is the night after that party, or maybe just the after party. Heís been given free rein to express himself, and thatís special.†

Producer Ben Ellman has assembled a sympathetic group of musicians from keyboardists Jon Cleary and Ivan Neville to a versatile rhythm section of bassist James Singleton and drummer Stanton Moore. Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas lends her voice to a cut and matches Wolfman note for note. Those two go back a long way. Walter played guitar in Irmaís band in the late 1960s. Can you picture how much fun that might have been? And this is their first recording together. His future is his past indeed.†

045778759514

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Format: Vinyl
Label: ANTI
Rel. Date: 04/20/2018
UPC: 045778759514

My Future Is My Past [LP]
Artist: Walter 'Wolfman' Washington
Format: Vinyl
New: Available 19.98
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DISC: 1

1. Lost Mind - 3:46
2. Even Now - 6:24
3. What A Diffírence A Day Makes - 3:14
4. Save Your Love For Me - 5:11
5. I Donít Want To Be A Lone Ranger - 4:53
6. Steal Away - 4:14
7. Sheís Everything To Me - 6:37
8. I Cried My Last Tear - 4:47
9. I Just Dropped By To Say Hello - 5:13
10. Are You The Lady - 4:31

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Walter Wolfman Washington is a soulful musician of rare talent, as well as a deep thinker and hip philosopher, and his hometown is New Orleans. Walter has cut his teeth for the last 50 years playing everywhere from European festivals to bars that Google Maps will never find. New Orleans is notorious for its wildness, parades, and celebrations. New Orleans is Mardi Gras, but itís also the uptown class of Allen Toussaint and hip style and language of Dr. John. Walter has always embodied both, but finally we have a set of songs that reflects the yin to Walterís bring-the-party yang. This is the record that we all have known he has in him. This is the night after that party, or maybe just the after party. Heís been given free rein to express himself, and thatís special.†

Producer Ben Ellman has assembled a sympathetic group of musicians from keyboardists Jon Cleary and Ivan Neville to a versatile rhythm section of bassist James Singleton and drummer Stanton Moore. Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas lends her voice to a cut and matches Wolfman note for note. Those two go back a long way. Walter played guitar in Irmaís band in the late 1960s. Can you picture how much fun that might have been? And this is their first recording together. His future is his past indeed.†