Teletone Records is proud to announce the release of the latest CD by legendary Philadelphia based rhythm and blues band The Buicks. The CD, entitled 'The Buicks', is the band's first Teletone release. It features twelve songs, including ten of the original songs that have made the band a household name in the northeast United States. For over twenty years, The Buicks have been delivering their truly unique style of rhythm and blues to enthusiastic audiences in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. They have built a steady and loyal following on the strength of their live performances and original song writing. The Philadelphia Inquirer has called them "the best rhythm and blues act in the region". Described by 14 year member and rhythm guitarist, Joe Borghi as "Americana", The Buicks sound is a mix of blues, Philadelphia soul, funk and rock. Featuring the exceptional vocal talents of lead singer and harmonica player, Guy Stasik, this 6 piece ensemble also boasts a rhythm section born of 5 gold albums. Bassist Ron Bogden has recorded and toured with notables like K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Woody's Truck Stop, Sam and Dave and the James Montgomery Band to name a few. Drummer Larry Spurrier has played with Hall and Oates and other Philly favorites. Saxophonist, Mike Reinig is a road-tested veteran who has toured with Billy Paul (of Me and Mrs. Jones fame) and others. Lead guitarist Tom Trovas playedwith some of the most extraordinary talentsof 60's and 70's, namely withBugsy Maugh of The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, and he shared the stage with such giants as Janis Joplin and Frank Zappa. Four of the six members are featured as song-writers on the new release, and there's a wide range of musical tastes evident on the CD. Whether you're a blues purist or love the funk, it's all here for you. One listen and you'll see why, for over twenty years, The Buicks have been Philadelphia's favorite sons.