Neal Black , (Guitarist , Vocalist , Songwriter from Texas , U.S.A ) and the French recordLabel ”Dixiefrog Records ” celebrate 30 years of making music together with the release of” WHEREVER THE ROAD TAKES ME ”. The Double CD & Vinyl release is a compilation of Neal’s favorite recordings from the past 30 years and features special guests ; Popa Chubby, Robben Ford, Larry Garner, Fred Chapellier, Nico Wayne Toussaint, Jimmy Vivino, Mason Casey, Gary Primich, and an incredible All Star line -up of backing musicians including; Gerardo Velez( ex- Jimi Hendrix & David Bowie), Johnnie Johnson (ex-Keith Richards, Eric Clapton) Harvey Brooks ( ex-Miles Davis & The Doors ) Steve Holley (ex-Paul Macartney ), Jon Paris (ex- Bob Dylan & Johnny Winter ), Mike Merritt ( ex-Joe Bonamassa ) and many others.
Neal has been with Dixiefrog Records longer than any other Artist. In 1993 Neal Black & The Healers was the first Blues – Rock Artist to be signed to the now legendary French record label, and it was this first release from Neal Black that convinced Dixiefrog founder & President, Philippe Langlois to change the direction of the label and move from a Country & Roots format to a Blues format. Since the relationship began, 30 years ago, Neal Black & The Healers have released 13 albums on the label, and Neal has appeared as a co- author / collaborator and guitarist on many recordings with other Dixiefrog artists including; Popa Chubby, Fred Chapellier, Larry Garner, Nico Wayne Toussaint , Leadfoot Rivet, Larry Crockett, Grant Haua.