Bobby Messano - Lemonade
Bobby Messano is a legendary guitarist and Contemporary Blues Artist who has released seven solo CDs, placed songs in many TV and cable shows and played on over 50 Major label and indie albums. His music has been heard on everything from MTV jingles to Benny Mardones' smash hit "Into The Night". The celebrated guitarist has played on records by Clarence Clemmons, Franke & The Knockouts, Joe Lynn Turner and STARZ. His CD’s are heard daily on “Sirius/XM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville.”
His 2015 album, Love& Money was nominated for a prestigious Blues Blast Award for “Best Rock-Blues Album” in August2015. It debuted on the Billboard Blues Chart at #7, peaked at #1 and spent a total of nine weeks in the Top 10. It was also #7 on the Billboard Heat Seekers Chart and Top 40 on both the Billboard Rock and Indie Charts. Love & Money also ended 2015 at #44 on the Roots Music Report Chart.
Bobby’s follow up album, BAD MOVIE was released on April 15, 2017 and debuted at #1 on Sirius/XM BB King’s Bluesville and has been in the Top 20 on SIX Roots Music Reports charts since its release. It is a collection of fifteen incredible songs written with major co-writers Jon Tiven , Larry Weiss and Steve Kalinich and features the amazing “Come To Your Senses” written by Queen founder Brian May and Jon Tiven and the haunting duet “Water Under The Bridge” with Bobby and Alecia Elliott (2001 AMA Nominee).BAD MOVIE was a unique perspective of personal traumas and a country in a state of flux and the early reviews have been outstanding.
For Lemonade, Messano’s ninth studio album, Bobby joined forces with Bob Malone (John Fogarty) Doug Belote (Eric Clapton) and Carl Dufrene, JR (North Mississippi Allstars). The album was inspired by trying to balance personal relationships in a complicated, ever-changing industry. Lemonade will be released on July 12,2019 via Fishhead Records.
2017 HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARD WINNER
2015 #1 BILLBOARD BLUES ALBUM
2012 DELAWARE BLUES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
SHARED STAGE WITH DYLAN, ALLMAN BROTHERS, FOREIGNER, STEVE WINWOOD, BONNIE RAITT, DELBERT MCCLINTON,TRISHA YEARWOOD, DIXIE CHICKS, THE BAND, CHICAGO, BLUE OYSTER CULT. LEON RUSSELL, NRBQ, ELVIN BISHOP, LOS LONELY BOYS, AND MANY MORE.
TOURED THROUGHOUT THE U.S., U.K., GERMANY, NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, ITALY, JAMAICA, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, LUXEMBOURG AND SCOTLAND
Label: Fishhead Records
Song IPI# ASCAP# 897373619
Songwriters: Robert Francis Messano / Meredith R. Salimbeni
Songwriters’ IPI#: ASCAP# 75194560 / BMI# 636360156
Publisher: Prince Frog Music, Twenty Foxes Publishing
Publisher IPI#: ASCAP# 74629652 / BMI# 381279345