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The Rhythm Express return with a classic homage to New Orleans’s great Allen Toussaint “Hercules.” Originally recorded with the sweet voice of Aaron Neville and the Meters rhythm section in 1973, Toronto’s Rhythm Express goes a step further incorporating reggae styling’s – both keyboards and guitar. Hercules tells the story of a street-wise kid trying to steer clear of trouble. He tells himself over and over again “I must be Hercules.” He needs to survive the daily grind; the pimps and drug lords.


released August 1, 2016
Lead vocal: Michael Dunston
Producer/Keyboards/Arranged: Bill King
Executive Producer/drums/percussion: Everton ‘Pablo’ Paul
Engineer/guitar/mastering: Shane ‘Shakey J’ Forrest
Bass: Jesse “Dubmatix’ King
Trombone: Christopher Butcher
Tenor Saxophone: Michael Arthurs
BGs: The Dub Club
7 Arts/Side Door Records
Composer: Allen Toussaint
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC



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