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Birdland Recording Studios: Artist News

The Mighty Field of Vision - June 18, 2017

Christopher Toboggan has a new song and video on YouTube! It's the "Mighty Field of Vision" dedicated to the memory of one John D. Wyker. The late Eddie Hinton coined the phrase in his song "Uncloudy Days" from the "Letters From Mississippi" album. Click here to check out "Mighty Field of Vision". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsQovUb28gE&t=91s
You can go to CDBaby to download the song here: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/christophertoboggan8

New single "Your Legs Are Killing Me" by Christopher Toboggan - January 10, 2017

Check out the new single by Christopher Toboggan "Your Legs Are Killin' Me".
Available for download at CDBaby or your favorite music site. Click here to
go there to hear it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oAg6HTAFxI
or here to buy! http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/christophertoboggan6

"New Song and Video by Christopher Toboggan" - August 1, 2016

It was time for a recording session and video by Christopher Toboggan. Christopher laid down a great new song "Thinking with My Little Head". Click here to check out the video on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzhIIA_9sSA
Joining us for the session was the cosmic Richard Remaley serving as Tape Op and guru to the Toboggan's. Check out the song for download of "Thinking with My Little Head" here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/christophertoboggan5
Available at any Internet site that offers downloads. Stay tuned for the album release! Coming Soon!

"Super Snake" by Christopher Toboggan - May 30, 2016

Listen to Christopher Toboggan's latest song with video attached.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj8WqV1TUto
We know what your thinking, so go check it out!

Christopher Toboggan - "Super Snake"
Download here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/christophertoboggan4 Christopher Toboggan is:
Tommy Stuart: Vocal, Guitars, Sax
Owen Brown: Bass
Jeff Simpson: Drums
Richard Remaley: BG Vocal

Recorded at: Birdland Recording Studios
http://www.birdlandstudios.com Engineered/Mixed by: Owen Brown & Jeff Simpson
Mastered by: Jeff Simpson
Producer by: the PopKorn dudes
Executive Producer: Gilmo Stuart
Video: peyton
Song written by: Tommy Stuart
Birdland Record Company
http://www.cdbaby.com/all/birdlandrecords Publishing by Bama Lama Music Publishing (BMI)

"When I Mop The Floors" Joshua Karai on YouTbube - April 10, 2016

Hey Kids, check out the video on YouTube of "When I Mop The Floors", don't blame us for the riff sticking on your head and then hearing it all day long! Click Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sz4Nar7v8qc you have been warned.

Joshua Karai - "When I Mop The Floors"

Joshua Karai: Vocal, Guitar
Owen Brown: Bass
Jeff Simpson: Drums

Written by Chris Fitts

Recorded and Mixed at Birdland Recording Studios
in Town Creek, Alabama http://www.birdlandstudios.com Engineered by Jeff Simpson & Owen Brown
Produced & Mixed by the popkorn dudes
for Simply Brillant productions
Video by peyton

Thank you to Chris Fitts (Red Frog) for allowing us to cover his song.

Christopher Toboggan back with "Super Snake" - March 27, 2016

Christopher Toboggan is back in the studio recording "Super Snake", a new track for the up coming album. Look for this single on CDBaby and maybe a video on YouTube.

Christopher Toboggan - "That Ain't Comin Back Kind of Gone" - February 14, 2016

Christopher Toboggan has released a new song with video on YouTube for your listening pleasure and enjoyment. Check out "That Ain't Comin Back Kind of Gone" by clicking this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wScGfRGAmlg&feature=youtu.be
In Tommy's words: "A really believable tale of young love gone sad. Got the Momma in it, got the truck in it, got a nice old school tenor sax solo on it. 60's band instrumentation, Hammond, tenor, piano, drums, bass & a vocal".....

If you would like to purchase a download of this most excellent song, just click here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/christophertoboggan2
Christopher Toboggan - "That Ain't Comin Back Kind of Gone"

Christopher Toboggan is:
Tommy Stuart: Vocal, Piano, Organ, Sax
Owen Brown: Bass
Jeff Simpson: Drums


Recorded at: Birdland Recording Studios
Engineered/Mixed by: Owen Brown & Jeff Simpson
Mastered by: Jeff Simpson
Producer by: the PopKorn dudes
Executive Producer: Gilmo Stuart
Video: peyton
Song written by: Tommy Stuart
Publishing by: Bama Lama Music Publishing (BMI)
Birdland Record Company
http://www.cdbaby.com/all/birdlandrecords
Special Thanks to: Sandra
Spiritual Guidance by: Richard
Photos by: Richard Remaley & Tommy Stuart

A Blast From The Past - The Clique "Baby Love" - February 8, 2016

Well here is a blast from the past, The Clique doing "Baby Love" by Mother's Finest. Recorded live at Mixon Manor by James "Murph" Murphree in 1981. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTzgXbqPrtU
The Clique:
Diane Bentley: Vocal
Kip Iles: Guitar, BG Vocal
David Mixon: Guitar, Vocal
Ronnie Cobble: Bass
Jeff Simpson: Drums, BG Vocal

Recorded Live at Mixon Manor 1981
Engineered & Mixed by James "Murph" Murphree
Birdland Mobile Recording Studio

The O-Men & Their LUV' "Too Hot The Thing Must Roll" on YouTube - January 5, 2016

Another New/Old tune by The O-Men & Their LUV' "Too Hot The Thing Must Roll" on YouTube!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOx_2yDjYvE
From the album "Ghost Band On The Quad", downloads available at CDBaby http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/omentheirluv1 or iTunes and just about anywhere CD's & downloads are available!

Full album "Ghost Band On The Quad" available at CDBaby http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/omentheirluv1 Hi-Bit rate (FLAC files) downloads @ CDBaby, way better than mp3.

Tommy Stuart: Vocals, Piano, Bass, Sax
Larry Keeble: Lead Guitar, BG Vocal
Donny Whitten: Drums

Recorded at Prestige Recording Studio, Birmingham, Alabama
Overdubs & Mix at Birdland Recording Studios,
Town Creek, Alabama
Engineered and Mixed by Jeff Simpson & Owen Brown
Mastered by Jeffrey Simpson
Birdland Record Company
http://www.cdbaby.com/all/birdlandrecords
Photo of John D. Wyker courtesy of Dick Cooper

Words and Music by: Tommy Stuart
Arraignments by: The O-Men & Their LUV'

Special Thanks: Sandra Stuart
Guru to the O-Men: Richard Remaley
Video by peyton

The Rubberband ™ "My Heart Was Laughing" on YouTube - December 11, 2015

New/old tune by The Rubberband ™ "My Heart Was Laughing" on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKGaOeFURgI&feature=em-upload_owner
Tommy Stuart: Vocal & Piano
Bill Connell: Drums
Paul Hornsby: Bass
Mike Duke: Keyboards
Joe Rudd: Guitar

Recorded at Prestige Studio in Birmingham, Alabama (1980)
Engineer & Mix by Paul Hornsby
Mastered by Jeff Simpson at Birdland Recording Studios (2015)
Written by Tommy Stuart (1977) (ASCAP)
Video by peyton
Birdland Record Company
http://www.cdbaby.com/all/birdlandrecords

"Just Flyin' My Flag" new song and video on the TUBE! - December 10, 2015

The new song "Just Flyin My Flag" by Christopher Toboggan is now on YouTube for your enjoyment. Click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wFHCWTNxrA
Fly your flag! I'll fly mine!

Downloads are available here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/christophertoboggan3

Christopher Toboggan back in the Studio - September 17, 2015

Christopher Toboggan was in the studio Monday to cut a new track for his upcoming
CD release. The track is "Just Flying My Flag", joining the band on the track is Bob Heym playing conga drum. A wonderful lunch provided by the lovely Sandra Stuart and the ever present Richard Remaley to provide guidance made for an exceptional session.

Singles off the CD are being released after they are mixed for production and are available for your consumption. The first two tracks are "Ain't Coming Back Kind of Gone" http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/christophertoboggan2 and
"Hurricane Creek" http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/christophertoboggan available at CBBaby or at your favorite download stores such as . . . iTunes, Amazon, Xbox Music, Rhapsody, 24-7 and many more.

"Hurricane Creek" by Christopher Toboggan - September 9, 2015

Listen to a new song by Christopher Toboggan "Hurricane Creek". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lb1rHsZM-ls Recorded here at Birdland Recording Studios, video by peyton with
special thanks to Richard Remaley for the use of his wonderful photo's
of Hurricane Creek and the Bama Theater in beautiful Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

"Over & Done" video by The Chromatics - August 18, 2015

Check out the new video by "The Chromatics" of the song "Over & Done" off the album
"the Chromatics" avaliable at www.cdbaby.com/cd/chromatics for download or purchase the CD. Tom "Pizza" Hillmeyer wrote this great song with a killer hook and riff. Music so hot that you'll need air conditioning! Makes a great present for someone you love.

Click here for video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_n2PVYaIVI

"The 13th Floor" & "Trouble in Texas" - new videos on YouTube by the O-Men - August 17, 2015

There are two new videos on YouTube called the "13th Floor" & "Trouble in Texas" by the O-Men & Their LUV', off their latest album "Lost in the Leer". Avaliable everywhere they sell CDs and Downloads, like CDBaby or iTunes. Click here to check them out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTaj0zWNfss for "13th Floor" or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HluWWAKwmhw for "Trouble in Texas"
Enjoy!

Birdland & SLC Records available at CDBaby.com - August 16, 2015

Go to http://www.cdbaby.com/all/birdlandrecords to get your dose of music on Birdland Record Company and http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/bishopblack for SLC Records, CDs have been reduced to just $12.97 for titles like, Bishop Black, the Chromatics, Joshua Karai ($10.99), The O-Men & Their LUV' (Lost in the Leer $10.99), Tracy Whitlock and SpunkTheCombo. Or download the album for just $8.99, great American made music at prices cheaper than take out! Delivered to your door step, computer, iPhone or your music player. Hi-Rez (16/44) FLAC files available at CDBaby for download.

This music is also available at your favorite Music download web sites . . . . iTunes, Amazon, Xbox Music, Rhapsody, 24-7, Slacker Radio and many, many others.

Birdland by Mike Cox - July 10, 2015

Mike Cox a writer for the online magazine "Like The Dew - A Journal of Southern Culture & Politics" visited us recently for a session with Tommy Stuart of the O-Men & Their LUV', when we recorded "Ain't Coming Back Kind of Gone". Thank you Mike for the well written article and the high praise embellished upon us. Here is a link to the article. http://likethedew.com/2015/04/09/birdland/

Charlie Jones in the Studio - May 24, 2015

Local talent Charlie Jones was in the studio Saturday to record his new album - Unplugged. He recorded some of his favorite country songs for his family and friends.
The session and CD's are a gift to Charlie from his family, Tina & Jerry Owens & Tonya Cole. We were excited to have Charlie, Heather and Tina in the studio for the recording session. You go Charlie!

Christopher Toboggan back in the studio - May 7, 2015

Christopher Toboggan was back in the studio to record a great song called "Hurricane Creek" based on a true life experience, well at least most of it is true, well some it. Up beat tempo and wonderful story line about life in the amazing Southern State of Alabama. Ever wonder why you never hear of anyone retiring up north?

Soon to be released on his upcoming album on Birdland Records. Maybe a YouTube video is in store for this one. Stay tuned.

Christopher Toboggan "Sabers in the Sun" Video - February 15, 2015

Click here to check out the new video by Christopher Toboggan of his song "Sabers in the Sun" on YouTube. The song is based on the true story of O. G. Stuart who served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The track was recorded at Birdland Recording Studios. Enjoy! http://youtu.be/Gckvsnt3X5o

The Rubberband LP and Downloads at CDBaby - January 21, 2015

Check out the video of The Rubberband playing their hit Hound Dog Man on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIaDV2hc1tk Order the LP or Downloads at CDBaby for your listening pleasure.
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/therubberband Enjoy!!!!!!!

New Video by The Chromatics - "Second Best" - December 20, 2014

Check out the new video by "The Chromatics" of the song "Second Best" off the album
"Chrome Addict" avaliable at www.cdbaby.com/cd/chromatics2 for download or purchase the CD. Tom "Pizza" Hillmeyer wrote this great song with a killer hook and riff. Get chromed up this winter. Music so hot that you'll won't need a heater! Makes a great Christmas present.

Click here for video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2-nFQGZWAo

The O-Men & Their LUV' - "Lost in the Leer" - December 18, 2014

The new album by The O-Men & Their LUV' - "Lost in the Leer" is out and available at CDBaby.com and your favorite download sites, iTunes, Rhapsody, 24-7, Slacker Radio and others.

Some of the songs on "Lost in the Leer" are saxy tunes like "The 13th Floor" or "Two at One Time" and the down home "Pictures Stuck in My Mind" or the tale of "One Gig Too Far".

You can check out some of the other songs on on "Lost in the Leer" at YouTube . . . like "Pictures Stuck in My Mind" "Obamaville" "We've Been Watching You" "The Sgt & the Protester" "Pygmies in Birmingham". Twelve new songs for your listening pleasure.
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/theomentheirluv2
Enjoy!

Stoner Prestridge "My Flow" on YouTube - July 10, 2014

Stoner Prestridge was at Birdland to cut his Hip-Hop track "My Flow" which really rocks. This guy can Rap! Looking forward to working on more music with Stoner.

Check out "My Flow" by Stoner Prestridge on YouTube!
Click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR7OciDA3E4

O-Men Record New Track for "Lost in the Leer" - June 23, 2014

The O-Men & Their LUV' were in the studio recording a new track
"The 13th Floor" for their upcoming album "Lost In The Leer". Check
them out on YouTube to get a listen to some the tracks that will be
featured on the new album, like "Obamaville", "We've Been Watching You",
"Pygmies in Birmingham". More than a hand full of hits!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvqfkxtL7K0
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