Having recorded music since the 70's, London musician and composer Richie Milton wrote for the legendary Reggae label Trojan Records and Glam-Pop label "Bell," and his work has been covered by Blues and Soul artists right up to the present day. Richie's catalog spans numerous genres like RnB, Country, Soul, Jazz, Rock'n'Roll, Folk, and Pop -- all performed in his own distinctive style, bringing an original and unique flavor to Film, TV, and any production needing an infusion of hot-smokin' high-energy Blues, Soul and Reggae music!
Richie Milton's songs have been covered by Soul artists Ruby Turner, Freddie Mack, Paul Cox, Lieta Rae, The Atlantics, and The Lo-Lites. Blues artists Bill Farrow, Otis Grand, The London Apaches, Jackie Loren, Dr. Ika, and Sugar Ray Norcia. Reggae artists like The Pioneers, Eugene Paul, Judge Dread, George Dekker, King Kong, and Jackie Robinson. His songs have also been recorded in Nashville by Country artists and in London by Brit Rock bands. Through Audiosparx, his tracks have been used for feature fims, video games, corporate videos, and stage productions. Constantly creative, Richie Milton can always offer a different musical slant on any scene or situation.
Melodramatic drinking song. Voice, piano, strings. Resignation of being "caught in a trap, with no way back" from the life of alcohol dependancy. Would suit downbeat barroom scene of regret or other alcohol related situations. Could also suit lonley drunken scenes. Male Vocals, Blues, Honky Tonk
Why did people sing the blues? Here's a few examples cited in this track. Featuring downhome acoustic blues guitar, stand-up bass, drums and wailing harmonica. Late 50's down-home boogie blues. Everybody sang the blues that night! Male Vocals, Blues, Harmonica Blues
sassy and swinging with the horn section blowing a catchy riff, rollin' piano and Louis Prima style vocals. Ideal for 40's and 50's club or comedy relationship scenes. Lyrics about dissatisfaction with partners sex appeal and the fact that they don't find them sexually attractive ! Male Vocals, Blues, Jump Blues
Uptempo stop/start blues asking" Where the Money Goes?". Chicago style with great harmonica playing and witty lyrics about the drink and poverty culture. Very suitable for lack of money scenes. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Country blues shuffle with a poignant lyric. Terrific harmonica and rootsy acoustic guitar with double bass and drums make this a great backdrop for scenes of dissolution, disappointment and weariness. Also scenes featuring depressed older people. Male Vocals, Blues, Country Blues
Acoustic guitar country blues, finger picking style with vocal. Performed by Bill Farrow "The Canning Town Bluesman". Song about going to see "his girl" Louise (a prostitute) who he has affection for and "thank God for Louise". Nice gentle vibe with a lot of heart. Male Vocals, Blues, Country Blues
Dark and moody horns, rootsy electric blues guitar, insistant plodding rhythm give this track a threatening feel while the lyric warns "she's got wise to your Jive" You've been found out! Very suitable for reationship scene where a partner has been caught in a lie. Also great for bluesy atmosphere. Male Vocals, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
Riffin' horns and hammond organ start this bouncy 60's style rhythm n' blues track. Lyrics state "Ain't had no lovin' in a long, long time" Spirited vocal with tight rhythm. Male Vocals, Blues, Texas Blues
Rootsy old style country blues with a Tom Waits vibe. Acoustic guitar, harmonica and rhythm. Lyrics depict an alcohol dependency situation, past midnight, going out to buy a 6-pack, walking past a religious meeting to the Polish grocery store for 6 for 5. Male Vocals, Blues, Country Blues
In a New Orleans rockin' style in the tradition of Clarence "Frogman " Henry and Dr. John, This track also features some rootsy bottleneck blues guitar and "Fats" style horn section. Confrontational lyrics state "If you dont want me baby-go out and find another man. Male Vocals, Blues, Delta Blues
swinging blues with riffing horns and stinging guitar in a fifties BB King style. The vocals say he's leaving and nothings gonna stop him! Would suit 50's roadhouse or club scene on the chitlin circuit. Male Vocals, Blues, Texas Blues
Albert King style blues guitar over medium/slow funky rhythm with band horn arrangment play the intro before vocal comes in complaining about lack of "love Life" in his relationship. Great for all bluesy situations. Male Vocals, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
That good old Boogie Woogie honky tonk piano music that never fails to get your feet tapping. Played in roadhouses, juke joints and honky tonks through the 40's and 50's this music was the background sound to dancing, drinking, gambling and pimping. Instrumental, Blues, Honky Tonk
Sexy, sleazy rhumba rhythm topped with horn section, Hammond Organ. Fun, lecherous male vocal with female bv's. Would suit retro strip club scene, country bars, smoky honky tonk joints, biker bars, back roads, dark comedy, adult entertainment, Hollywood, hot cars, beer joints, and more. Male Vocals, Blues, Electric Blues
The blues; from classic 40's,50's, and 60's styles to timeless and contemporary. All original songs with clever lyrics that are soaked in the blues.
Performed with full band including stinging guitar solos, horn section, hammond organ, piano and tight swinging rhythm section. Completely Blues! Male Vocals, Blues, Electric Blues