"Blues fans will be happy that Li’l Ronnie was able to find this live set in his archives and
release it for public consumption, and the three excellent new tracks bode well for the
band’s upcoming studio album. Got It ‘Live’ From ’05 will surely satisfy fans of
Li’l Ronnie & the Grand Dukes and is recommended listening for anyone unfamiliar
with this marvelous band." - Graham Clarke, Blues Bytes
During Covid confinement, singer and harmonica player Ronnie Owens spent time listening to some of his band Li’l Ronnie & The Grand Dukes’ old live shows recordings. One of them belonged to a 2005 concert. It was very well recorded and had an excellent sound too ... Now Ronnie has rescued it to the delight of blues lovers who look for the best music, because the album is really impressive. Eight fantastic songs have been selected from that concert, respecting the same order they were played live, plus three bonus tracks recorded on studio. The band included Ronnie Owens on vocals and harmonica, Robert Frahm on guitar, John Fralin on piano and organ, Bryan Smith on bass and George Sheppard on drums, all them great musicians and amazing blues masters, a language they perfectly know and totally control.
It is a real pleasure to savor and enjoy these eleven juicy attractive dishes, full of a very special fragrance and quality, where the best blues prevail and shine at really high level.
- Vicente P. Zumel, La Hora del Blues