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Mike Zito’s “Greyhound” Leaves the Station on July 19, 2011

Mike Zito’s “Greyhound” Leaves the Station on July 19, 2011

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Eclecto Groove Records proudly announces the release of award-winning Texas-based songwriter/guitarist/singer Mike Zito’s “Greyhound”, on July 19, 2011, his 3rd release for the label.
Eclecto Groove Records proudly announces the release of award-winning Texas-based songwriter/guitarist/singer Mike Zito’s “Greyhound”, on July 19, 2011, his 3rd release for the label.

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Mike Zito’s “Greyhound” Leaves the Station on July 19, 2011Eclecto Groove Records proudly announces the release of award-winning Texas-based songwriter/guitarist/singer Mike Zito’s “Greyhound”, on July 19, 2011, his 3rd release for the label.Sherman Oaks, CA, July 14, 2011 -- Eclecto Groove Records proudly announces therelease of award-winning Texas-based songwriter/guitarist/singer Mike Zito’s “Greyhound”, on July 19, 2011, his 3rd release for the label.“Greyhound” was produced by Grammy-winning guitarist/singer/songwriter Anders Osborne and recorded at Dockside Studios in Lafayette, LA. Featuring Zito on vocals/guitars, Carl Dufrene - bass/vocals, Brady Blade - drums/vocals and Osborne - back-up vocals/guitar, “Greyhound”continues the songwriting process established by Zito on his two previous critically acclaimed recordings for Eclecto Groove Records. (The title cut of his previous release, "Pearl River," was named 2010 Blues Music Awards "Song Of The Year"). On “Greyhound”, which includes11 original songs, Zito
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s music retains its bluesy Americana charm and big wide-open Texas sound."Zito
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s voice is so incredibly soulful that it can be placed into that diminutive group of elite male blue-eyed soul/blues singers like Steve Winwood, Michael McDonald and Rod Stewart. A fine guitarist and composer as well, it
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s a winning combination of a genuine and complete performer."- Modern Guitars MagazineMike Zito’s passion for music has long been fueled by his love of the guitar and the icons who helped propel the instrument to its legendary status.While growingup in St. Louis, MO, Zito was initially captivated by the innovative guitar sounds of Eddie Van Halen, but later discovered the soulful blues inspired playing of Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. A job fresh out of high school working at the local St. Louis music store, Tower Grove Music, further solidified his enthusiasm and devotion to his craft. The journey towards stardom anda lifelong career in music was officially underway.Zito
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s journey took off at the age of 19, when he busted into the local St.Louismusic scene, developing his sound even further from the stage. His first independent release arrived in 1996, titled "Blue Room" which included raw and funky songs "Hollywood" and "Pull the Trigger". His songwriting experience would breakthrough on his sophomore release titled "America
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s Most Wanted" in 1999.His touring schedule found him crisscrossing the country as well as performing aregular dose of 6 nights a week in and around St. Louis when not on the road. He would also have the opportunity to play overseas for the USO during that sametime period. With such a crazed schedule and lifestyle, drugs and alcohol took their effect on him. Zito was sliding downhill fast. Walter Trout pulled Zito aside one night after a show and explained to him that he had been down that path himself, and that it was no good. He told Zito about the responsibility he had tothe music and to the people to perform honestly and unaffected.His abilities suffered and he drifted around the country a bit lost and confused, ending up in Southeast Texas. Zito fell in love with his now wife and found the love and support to help him clean up and refocus on his career.With a clean slate and real world experiences to include in his songwriting, Zito released "Slow it Down" in 2004. Including songs like "Long Dark Road,""ChangeMy Ways" and the title track, "Slow it Down". He formed a new solid band and began again playing full-time across the country with over 250 shows in 2005. "Music can change everything.how you feel, how you see and what you believe," Zito explains.After years of tirelessly touring and four independently released projects under

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