Presents...
Our 3rd CD  - "Step Aside!"
Now Available!
Here's what they're saying about the new CDů
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"GREAT!!  Lotsa airplay guaranteed!   Perfect for all my shows!!" 
- Lord Litter
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"What can I say, it blows me away!  'Shadow of the Saigon Blues' Rocks!!" 
- Carolyn D./Who's Next
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"The CD is FANTASTIC!! Well worth the Wait. My Favorite is 
'Money I Never Had' followed closely by 'The Getaway' and  'Left of Center'." 
- John/J.H. Duke Enterprises
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Scene Magazine's "Step Aside!" CD Review - 5/2/02: 
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Readers of this publication voted Blue Taxi the best Cleveland-area blues band two years 
ago in the annual music awards poll.  But this is misleading, as "blues" only begins to 
describe the eclectic Northfield foursome, in which rock and jazz live alongside country, 
rockabilly, bluegrass, and of course, the blues.  Still, Blue Taxi needed to be voted 
best something.  Maybe best bar band would have been more apropos. 
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Step Aside! is Blue Taxi's third and best CD.  The album shows how the 10-year-old 
band's members have blossomed as musicians and, especially, as songwriters. 
All 12 of the disc's tunes were penned by band members, and they're all keepers. 
Some, like "Can't Stay Here Anymore" and "Nothing You Can Do", even have 
commercial radio potential.  The blues is well represented by the rawness of the title cut, 
the topical "Shadow of the Saigon Blues", and "Rory Style", a fine tribute to the late, 
great Irish blues guitarist Rory Gallagher.  Bill Capuano proves conclusively 
he's one of the better electric guitarists Northeast Ohio has ever heard.
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Capuano's playing aside, the most compelling aspect of Step Aside! might be the acoustic 
"Left of Center", written by bassist Kurt England in response to the death of his 
teenage son, Mitchell.  Mournful mandolin and fiddle dance around England's direct 
guitar playing, creating an atmosphere that evokes both Appalachian isolation 
and Mississippi Delta spookiness.
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For years, Blue Taxi has been one of the region's most reliable bands. 
Step Aside! shows the quartet at the top of its game.   - Steve Byrne

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STEP ASIDE! is the title of the 
new BLUE TAXI CD.
What does STEP ASIDE! mean?!?
It can mean a lot of different 
things to a lot of different people.
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From the gritty opening of the 
title song, STEP ASIDE,
to the screaming closing guitar 
of the final song,
LOOKING FOR MY BABY,
the 12 songs written by 
BLUE TAXI
contain a variety of musical 
styles and lyrical content.
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Check out the blending of lyrics 
and music on SHADOW OF THE 
SAIGON BLUES,
the pop sensibilities of
CAN'T STAY HERE ANYMORE 
and NOTHING YOU CAN DO,
the raw rockabilly groove of 
NOW YOU'RE GONE,
the flat out energized blues of
BLUES FOR BREAKFAST 
and RORY STYLE,
the unadulterated Rock & roll of
MONEY I NEVER HAD 
and BILLY BENNETT,
the passion of LEFT OF CENTER,
and finally, the slide ride of 
THE GETAWAY.
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Each song represents the 
culmination of various emotions.
It is up to you, the listener, 
however, to determine what 
these 12 songs say to you.
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Blue Taxi is "Steppin' Aside" at Mr.Gee's in Bedford - 4/20/2002
"Thanks to everyone who made it out to the CD release parties for our new CD, 
'Step Aside!'.  We had a blast playing the CD in it's entirety for you!" - Cap
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"Everybody sounds really good, lots of Great guitar playing on this thing! 
Nice piano solo on the Getaway. My favorite tunes are Shadow of the Saigon Blues,
Money I Never Had & Left of Center. It's a really good record & the writing is great!"
     - Joe Yuele - Drummer/John Mayall's Bluesbreakers
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"Da blues doesn't rock any harder or get more down to earth and soulful than this. 
Step aside, there's a Blue Taxi comin' your way, and it's not gonna stop for anyone."
- Keith "Muzik Man Hannaleck
     Check out the Muzik Man's entire review of  "STEP ASIDE!" at:
http://www.musicdish.com/muzikman
     Scroll down, then click on "Blue Taxi"    THANKS KEITH!!!
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"Looking For My Baby" has some cool rock/blues harp & the whole band is 
sounding hot & big like a full orchestra with nothing but Rock & Roll Gods." 
- Steve "Big Daddy Bluz Harp" Harvell
   Check out the full review at:  http://bluzharp.tripod.com/june02.html
     Scroll down to #5     THANKS BIG DADDY!!!
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More "Step Aside!" CD Reviews:
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MusicTV.com- Click on "CD Reviews", then search for "Blue Taxi"
Score! Music Magazine - Scroll way down the page, alphabetically, to "Blue Taxi"
Jen Kunkel's Spotlight Magazine (PA) Review
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Have YOU picked it up yet?!?!?
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The "Step Aside!" CD is available at all the gigs for $13 
...or send $15 check or money order to:
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BLUE TAXI - P.O. Box 163 - Northfield, Ohio 44067
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Page Design & Photos © 2002 - 2003  by Mark Borchik - Gruppe B
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"I really like this new CD - Lots of depth imbedded in that-thar plastic!!!"
 - Mark Borchik/Gruppe B

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