A Musical Odyssey in Honor of Stanley “Mouse” Miller: “The Mouse That Rocked”

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

In a grand gesture of homage to the legendary artist Stanley “Mouse” Miller, an ensemble of renowned musicians have come together to produce an exceptional album titled “The Mouse That Rocked”, released under Blue Rose Records. This unique compilation not only celebrates the illustrious career of Miller, a vanguard of modern rock art and design, but also serves a noble cause.

Featuring a star-studded lineup including Chuck Leavell, Leftover Salmon, Charlie Musselwhite, Nicole Atkins, Shawn Sahm & The Tex Mex Experience, Junior Brown, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Poor Man’s Whiskey, The Mother Hips, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz, Jason Crosby, and the Pimps of Joytime, the album is a profound tribute to the musical and artistic landscapes that Mouse has influenced and shaped. The tracks are an eclectic mix, covering songs by the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother, the Beatles, and more, all of which are bands that have featured in Stanley Mouse’s iconic artwork.

In alignment with the spirit of giving back that Stanley Mouse has always embodied, all proceeds from the album will go to the Blue Rose Foundation. This esteemed organization is committed to funding programs that offer underserved children access to preschool education, thus ensuring that the legacy of this project will echo in the lives it helps to uplift.

“The Mouse That Rocked” is not just a musical tribute; it’s a journey through the artistic realms that Stanley Mouse has traversed and transformed. From his early hot rod monster T-shirt designs to the psychedelic San Francisco ballroom posters, and onto the era of mega-selling album covers, his work has captivated and inspired. This album, featuring 12 new tracks, continues the tradition, reimagining pieces by iconic bands with contemporary flair.

Produced by David Gross and executively produced by Joe Poletto, the album boasts masterful sound quality, mastered by Michael Romanowski at Coast Mastering. The design and layout by Meredith Gross feature a self-portrait by Stanley Mouse, adding a personal touch to this collective work of art.

“The Mouse That Rocked: A Tribute to Stanley Mouse” is a celebration of creativity, music, and philanthropy. It is an acknowledgment of Stanley Mouse’s indelible impact on the world of art and music. By supporting the Blue Rose Foundation, this project not only honors the legacy of a legendary artist but also paves the way for future generations to chase their dreams.

Available on April 12th, 2024 on Blue Rose Music, this album promises to be a must-have for fans of rock, art, and anyone who believes in the power of music to change lives.