On June 23, M.C. Records will be releasing Six Strings of Steel by guitar master Duke Robillard. The record represents all his influences including swing, blues, and rock. You'll hear Link Wray's Rumble, Dylan's Watching The River flow, a ska version of Fats Domino's I'm Going To Be A Wheel Someday, and of course several Duke knockout originals! Duke Robillard about Six Strings of Steel: I am really excited about the release of Six Strings of Steel on M.C. Records. It's a look back at many guitar and song styles that have been important to me along my journey in this world of ever-changing tastes and sounds.
"At the same time, all the genres rooted in the blues still captivate my imagination on a daily basis. Robillard is a soloist of stunning force and originality." - The New York Times
"Most everything Duke Robillard has done as a guitarist during the past four-plus decades...bears witness to his musical intelligence and his dedication to his craft." - Downbeat