Albums by Walter Trout
( artist bio ) ( artist website )

CD cover Go The Distance (Ruf, 2001)
In February the band recorded a new 13 track studio album in Memphis with producer extraordinaire, Jim Gaines. The CD is called Go The Distance and will be released both in the US and Europe on May 22nd, 2001. -- Blues Internet

CD cover Live Trout (Ruf, 2000) ...Recorded at the Tampa Blues Fest March 26, 2000
"This album will be your real-deal intro to a Hendrix/B.B. King-style guitar great..." -- CMJ
Click here to read about Walter at the Tampa Bay Blues Fest

CD cover Face The Music (Ruf, 2000)
"The songs for Face The Music were taken from various European concerts during 1999. The benefit of this is that the best performance of each song could be included, resulting in a 'cream of the crop' set list. And an impressive set list it is... Face The Music contains some of his most inspired performances." -- Electric Blue

CD cover Livin' Every Day (Platinum Distribution, 1999)
The band is now renamed from the Walter Trout Band to Walter Trout & the Free Radicals and the label is Ruf Records of Germany. "Livin` Every Day" introduces Paul Kallestad on the keyboards. -- Blues Internet

CD cover Walter Trout (Ruf, 1998)
"Trout made his name with Canned Heat and John Mayall and is a major talent in Europe, but he's strictly his own man on his homecoming debut. Trout's voice and guitar do justice to 12 blues, rock and soul songs." -- Blues Access

CD cover Positively Beale Street (Provogue, 1997)
The "Positively Beal Street" and "Walter Trout" CDs contain the same tracks with different packaging. -- Blues Internet

CD cover Breaking The Rules (Provogue, 1995)
I was recently introduced to Walter Troutís album Breaking the Rules. There is little doubt that this great guitarist emits infectious waves of bliss every time he strums the great Strat. Deep, poetic and totally engaging, I have rarely listened to an album that has moved me in such proportions. -- Atomic Chaser guestbook entry

CD cover Tellin' Stories (Silvertone, 1994) ...Trout's only disc on the Silvertone lable
"...you'll be taken to the edges of the blues by each of their [Silvertone's] artists -- these are the quills. I happen to like being jostled, as it shows me the blues has somewhere to go." -- Barry Silverberg, NY CD Blues

CD cover Live: No More Fish Jokes (Provogue, 1992)
Recorded live at the Skanderborg Festival, Denmark and De Hanehof, The Netherlands. This disc kicks off with a great cover of Robert Johnsons' "Dust My Broom". -- Blues Internet

CD cover Transition (Provogue, 1992)
"Transition is a more pop/rock oriented album. The rocker "Kill The Monkey" is great. A song about pollution with a killer guitar solo. Another great song is "Fast Moving Traffic". Again a song with fabulous guitar work!" -- Blues Rockers

CD cover Prisoner of a Dream (Provogue, 1991)
Prisoner Of A Dream features Swedish drummer Klas Anderhell and for the first time a horn section. It includes covers of Robert Johnson's "Love In Vain" and Bob Dylan's "Girl From The North County". 11 songs, including the bonus track "Tribute To Muddy Waters". -- Blues Internet

CD cover Life in the Jungle (Provogue, 1990)
"His first recording, Life In The Jungle, is a mix between live and studio recordings. [Trout] is doing a live version of Jimi Hendrix' Red House. I love the way he starts off that song. The live tracks are recorded at the great Midtfyns Festival in Denmark."
-- Blues Rockers

appears on

CD cover Blue Haze: Songs of Jimi Hendrix (Ruf, 2000) with Taj Mahal, Eric Burden, Bernard Alison, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Eric Gales, Trudy Lynn, Friend 'n Fellow, Walter Trout, Eric Bibb, Popa Chubby, Jimmy Thackery, Budd Miles and Double Trouble, Vernon Reid, Michael Hill, Michelle Shocked.

CD cover Aynsley Lister (Ruf, 1999)
"19-year-old singer/guitarist Aynsley Lister, who not only has the looks of a young Richard Gere (the swine!) but already has a mastery of the electric guitar that is almost complete... British blues-rock at its best". -- British Blues Connection

CD cover Freebo: The End of the Beginning (Baseline, 1997)
Long time bass player for Bonnie Raitt, Freebo appeared on her first 7 albums. Along with Walter Trout (Before This Feeling's Gone, Somehow) there are guest spots by Albert Lee and Bonnie Raitt. -- Blues Internet

CD cover Jimi Hendrix Music Festival (Provogue, 1996)
Walter Trout guests with Omar Dykes, Popa Chubby and Michael Lee Firkins on this release. Trout is featured on "Red House" and "Shake Your Money Maker". -- Blues Internet

CD cover Crossfire: Salute to Stevie Ray (Blues Bureau International, 1996)
Billy Sherwood, bass guitar. Jay Schellen, drums, JKwvin Curry, rhythm guitar. Ron Young and Dante Marchi, vocals. Plus featured guests. Produced by Billy Sherwood. Walter Trout is featured on "Say What! -- Blues Internet

CD cover Soundtrack: Immortal (Permanent Records, 1996)
Music from the motion picture "Immortal" features such groups as The Squirrel Nut Zippers, Reverb-A-Ray, Vertigo Joyride, Sex Police, and the Walter Trout Band on "Don't Take Me For A Fool" -- Blues Internet

CD cover Jeffology: Guitar Chronicle (Victor Japan, 1995)

This is a tribute to Jeff Beck. As far as I know it is available only in Japan. -- Blues Internet


also appears on

John Mayall - Chicago Line Island 842869, 1988
John Mayall Life In The Jungle Charly Blues Master Works 4, 1988
John Mayall Power Of The Blues
(2 cd '98 release with "Chicago Line")
Charly 212, 1987
John Mayall Behind the Iron Curtain GNP/Cresendo 2184, 1985
Canned Heat - Heat Brothers '84 (vinyl) ALA LP 1996, 1984

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