Continental Blues Party (NSW)
Continental Robert Susz first came into prominence as the lead singer,
harmonica player and chief songwriter of the 80s soul band the Dynamic
Hepnotics. After building a big following around Australia with their
wild live show, they raced to the top of the charts with the Susz penned
composition, Soul Kinda Feeling. The record became the biggest selling,
Australian produced single of the year, also winning the Gold APRA award
of 1985 for most played record of the year.
In 1988 he formed the Mighty Reapers a blues and soul band that spanned the 90s with their funky brand of rhythmnblues. This included being backing band for a series of touring artists including; Big Jay McNeely, Margie Evans, Lucky Peterson, Louisiana Red, Hubert Sumlin, Mojo Buford to name a few. They also opened the show for legends such as B.B. King, Albert Knight, Buddy Guy and Screaming Jay Hawkins.
During this time they released a series of CDs for Rufus Records in Australia and Terra Nova Records in the U.S.A.. These included award winning Susz compositions such as scorching blues ballads Guess Ill find out later on and Bad luck attack and the soul stirrers Trouble People and The hurt is on.
Robert has drawn on his wealth of experience to put together his latest incarnation for the millennium,
The Continental Blues Party specialising in soul, blues and down home funk - featuring brand new Susz compositions as well as show-stopping crowd favourites, the Continental Blues Party are always in demand for festivals, nightclubs and functions.
Click Here to view blues CDs & DVDs currently available from the Australian Blues Music Festival from this website or in-store at the Goulburn Visitor Information Centre. More titles arriving all the time.
Continental Blues Party featured at the Australian Blues Music Festival in 2003.