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Wake Up, America! - Strokeland Superband

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Doc Kupka pulled together the mighty Strokeland Superband once again to create WAKE UP, AMERICA!, a powerful collection of five of his trademark East Bay Soul grooves. Jeff Tamelier, Doc's long-time musical partner is back at the helm as co-producer and co-songwriter on all of the songs. NOW
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Wake Up, America! - Strokeland Superband

Doc Kupka pulled together the mighty Strokeland Superband once again to create WAKE UP, AMERICA!, a powerful collection of five of his trademark East Bay Soul grooves. Jeff Tamelier, Doc's long-time musical partner is back at the helm as co-producer and co-songwriter on all of the songs.

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The tracks feature a world-class lineup of vocalists: Mike Finnigan; Ellis Hall; Glenn Walters; Alex Ligertwood; and Marcus Scott.

Longtime Strokeland friend Chuck Hansen contributed his bass saxophone skills to the tracks and was the driving force behind the project as Executive Producer.

Wake up, America! was released on August 13th, 2019, the 51st anniversary of Doc Kupka's first gig with the legendary Tower of Power.

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WAKE UP, AMERICA!

The Strokeland Superband

CREDITS

Wake Up, America!    (S. Kupka, J. Tamelier, C. Hansen, M. Finnigan)
DrumsJohn “‘JR’” Robinson
BassBobby Vega
GuitarJohnny Lee Schell
GuitarJeff Tamelier
KeyboardsMike Finnigan
TromboneNick Lane
TrumpetDan Fornero
Tenor SaxGeorge Shelby
Bari SaxStephen “Doc” Kupka
Bass SaxChuck Hansen
Background VocalsFred Ross, Ms D, Sandy Griffith, Naté Soulsanger, Jeff Tamelier
ClapsThe DT’s
Lead VocalsMike Finnigan
‘Cause Otis Said So    (S. Kupka, J. Tamelier)
DrumsBryant Mills
BassDavid Margen
KeyboardsTony Stead
GuitarJeff Tamelier
TromboneNick Lane
TrumpetMike Olmos
Tenor SaxDaniel Casares
Bari SaxStephen “Doc” Kupka
Background VocalsSandy Griffith, Naté Soulsanger, and the Adamology Choir
Lead VocalsGlenn Walters
(Loosen Up To Tighten Up) Go The Other Way    (S. Kupka, J. Tamelier)
DrumsHerman Matthews
CongasHerman Matthews
BassDavid Margen
KeyboardsTony Stead
Guitar/LoopsJeff Tamelier
TromboneNick Lane
TrumpetMike Olmos
Tenor SaxDaniel Casares
Bari SaxStephen “Doc” Kupka
Bass SaxChuck Hansen
Background VocalsNaté Soulsanger, Sandy Griffith, Fred Ross, Ms D
Lead VocalsEllis Hall
Buzz On Campus    (S. Kupka, J. Tamelier)
DrumsHerman Matthews
BassDavid Margen
KeyboardsTony Stead
Guitar/LoopsJeff Tamelier
TromboneNick Lane
TrumpetMike Olmos
Tenor SaxDaniel Casares
Bari SaxStephen “Doc” Kupka
Bass SaxChuck Hansen
Background VocalsNaté Soulsanger, Sandy Griffith, Alex Ligertwood, Jeff Tamelier
Lead VocalsAlex Ligertwood
Do You Want Some More?    (S. Kupka, J. Tamelier)
DrumsBryant Mills
BassDavid Margen
KeyboardsTony Stead
Guitars/LoopsJeff Tamelier
TromboneNick Lane
TrumpetMike Olmos
Tenor SaxDaniel Casares
Alto SaxEddie M
Bari SaxStephen “Doc” Kupka
Bass SaxChuck Hansen
Background VocalsNaté Soulsanger, Sandy Griffith, Johnny Staton, Fred Ross, Jeff Tamelier
Lead VocalsMarcus Scott
Executive ProducerChuck Hansen for House of Hansen Productions, LLC
ProducersStephen “Doc” Kupka and Jeff Tamelier
Musical DirectorJeff Tamelier
EngineersPeter DeLeon and Johnny Lee Schell
MasteringPeter DeLeon
RecordedThe Track Shack Studios
ArtworkRich Powell
Type design and layoutRainer Gembalczyk for Sienna Digital
Executive for Strokeland RecordsSteve Finch

Stephen “Doc“ Kupka, Stephen Kupka Songs (ASCAP) †; Jeff Tamelier, Doc Hansen Digital Publishing (ASCAP) †; Chuck Hansen, Doc Hansen Digital Publishing (ASCAP) †; Mike Finnigan, Irish Stew Music (BMI) † Administered by Bob-A-Lew Songs (ASCAP)

A co-production of Strokeland Productions, Inc. and House of Hansen, LLC

©℗ 2019 Strokeland Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.

Released 08/13/2019
Strokeland Records SR015CD — All Rights Reserved
2014 Electric Rd #225, Roanoke, VA 24018 | www.Strokeland.com


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Audio Clips

  • 'Cause Otis Said So
  • (Loosen Up to TIghten Up) Go the Other Way
  • Buzz on Campus
  • Do You Want Some More?
  • Wake Up, America!
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