The Crossroads Band is a mixture of blues/rock with a country flavor. The CD includes the working man's anthem 'Free Man', which features the blues guitar of Australian/Texan Ben Ribble. Also in the band are Claude LeHenaff on drums, Tom Ayers on keyboards,(both whose credits include numerous Billboard top 40 hits on Millennium/RCA with the group 'Franke & the Knockouts' including a top ten with the song 'Sweetheart'), session guitar & bass player/studio engineer Jeff MacAulay on bass and singer/songwriter Tony Merando The group would like to thank all the radio stations and their DJ's, review writers and especially the fans (here in the U.S.& world wide) for their support. __ 'Free Man' #6 on blues chart (Radiowave Airplay Monitor) __ 'Free Man' winner of 'The West Coast Songwriters competition'(blues catagory) __ 'Excellent group,really nice guitar work'. --(Electric Blues Radio)-- ____ Stinging licks, courtesy of lead guitarist Ben Ribble run throughout the disc and soar on 'You Broke ME' and the opening track 'Free Man'. --(Cottage Views, Classic Rock News)-- ____ 'Great guitar playing. Great perfomance. This stuff is great.' --('Taxi' Independant A&R custom critique)-- __ 'Fine guitar work flashes plenty of blues/rock.ENJOY!!! --(for full review go to CLICKSPIN.com)-- ___.