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Top Secret Bountry and Clues, also known as Blues and Clues is a demo CD which is only being sold at shows of The Slackers' organist/lead singer, Vic Ruggiero. The album was informally released in 2006 and resembles a mix of country and blues songs. There is a US and a European version of the demo.

The Slackers band that plays ska

The Slackers are an American ska band, formed in Manhattan, New York in 1991. The band's sound is a mix of ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub, soul, garage rock, and jazz. The Slackers' notability is credited to their prolific career, tours of North America, Europe, and elsewhere, and signing to notable punk label Hellcat Records.

Organist musician who plays any type of organ

An organist is a musician who plays any type of organ. An organist may play solo organ works, play with an ensemble or orchestra, or accompany one or more singers or instrumental soloists. In addition, an organist may accompany congregational hymn-singing and play liturgical music.

Vic Ruggiero American Singer-Songwriter from New York, best known for being the lead singer and organist in the New York based ska band The Slackers.

Victor "Vic" Ruggiero, is a musician, songwriter and producer from New York City who has played in reggae, blues, ska and rocksteady bands since the early 1990s, including The Slackers, Stubborn All-Stars, SKAndalous All Stars, Crazy Baldhead and The Silencers. He has also performed with punk rock band Rancid, both live and in the studio. He has released four solo acoustic albums and continues to tour and record worldwide. Ruggiero is known primarily as a singer and organist, although he also plays piano, bass, banjo, cigar box guitar, guitar, harmonica and percussion.

Track listing (US Version)

  1. "Clandestine" (3:08)
  2. "California" (3:49)
  3. "I Don't Wanna" (2:37)
  4. "Lies" (4:12)
  5. "Remember" (4:05)
  6. "Sleepy and Sad" (1:59)
  7. "Newstead Abbey" (3:32)
  8. "Slugs" (3:23)
  9. "New Jersey Story..." (3:01)

Track listing (European Version)

  1. "Clandestine"
  2. "Don't Wanna" (Same song as "I Don't Wanna" from the US Version)
  3. "Lies"
  4. "Lonely Nites" (Same song as "Remember" from the US Version)
  5. "Ballads Of Illness"
  6. "Slugs"
  7. "Lord Byron" (Same song as "Newstead Abbey" from the US Version)

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