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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Balham Alligators 1996 Gateway To The South

Genre: Blues
Rate: 192 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:39:29
Size: 54,16 MB

United Kingdom

The Balham Alligators were a band from London that mixed rock 'n' roll, cajun, country and R&B. (


Geraint Watkins (accordion, piano, vocals)
Gary Rickard (guitar, vocals)
Robin McKidd (fiddle, vocals)
Bobby Irwin (drums)
Paul Riley (bass guitar)


Bill Kirchen (guitar, trombone – track 12)
Steve Donnely (guitar – tracks 10, 12)
Pete Thomas (drums – track 12)
Nick Pentelow (baritone sax, clarinet – track 12)
Martin Belmont (acoustic guitar – track 9)


01 - Allons Rock 'n' Roll 03:46

02 - Bayou Teche 03:22

03 - Gotta Have Money 03:06

04 - Malhereuse 03:38

05 - Big Bad Dog 02:56

06 - Secret Love 02:42

07 - Cash On The Barrel-head 03:29

08 - Too Much 02:58

09 - The Last Waltz 02:22

10 - Hot Rod 02:57

11 - Honky Tonk 03:55

12 - Johnny B Goode 04:18

The Balham Alligators here:



Anonymous said...

Oh, what a good surprise, thanks a lot for this very good album issued in 1996 (not in 1999)
I'm looking for 2 rare records :
- 1988 Life in the Bus-Lane
- 1990 Live Alligators
With chance may be would have i an answer here

SouthernBluesRock said...

thank you Jacques for the right date of this album.

I have the Live Alligators but with one missing track :(
if you are interested let me know. With the second album I cannot help (at the moment).

Anonymous said...


Oh yes, i'm very interested, even with one missing track, i think that's better than nothing.
Un grand merci (like people say in France).
Good evening

SouthernBluesRock said...

surprise, surprise, I checked the tracklist today once again and found that I have the complete album! :)) so I will post it on my blog within the next days. Hope you can wait 2-3 days.

Anonymous said...

Yes, no problem, i can wait 2 or 3 days, even more, i know that you have so many things to do with your blog.
I'm very patient
Have a good time

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