Blues in the Night (Music)
Fri Nov 30th 2012 4.00pm–7.00pm
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B.B. King “Gambler's Blues” from Lucille Talks Back CD SINGLE (MCA Records) —Hound Dog Brown is filling in for Art Dwyer today. Thanks, Art, fer invitin' me! ; - )Buy it!
Clarence Gatemouth Brown “Gatemouth Boogie” from Boogie Uproar - Texas Blues And R&B 1947 - 1954 (JSP Records) R Buy it!
Roy Gaines “Send for me” from Tuxedo Blues (Black Gold Records)Buy it!
Leo's Five “Ol' man river, part 2” from Direct From The Blue Note Club, East St Louis (Ace 2008) LBuy it!
Leroy Carr “Mean Mistreater Mama” from Whiskey Is My Habit, Good Women Is What I Crave:The Best Of Leroy Carr (Columbia Legacy) L —Here's a set of four OLD SCHOOL blues. This cut has Leroy Carr on piano and vocal, Scrapper Blackwell on guitar, recorded in St. Louis, Missouri on Feb 20 1934.Buy it!
Washboard Sam “Rockin' my blues away” from Get Down Brother (BMG 1997)Buy it!
Tampa Red “I Wonder What's the Matter” from Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order Volume I (Document Records)Buy it!
Junior Wells “Cut that out” from Blues Hit Big Town (Delmark Records 1998)Buy it!
Soulard Blues Band. “King bee” from Live At The Great Grizzly Bear (King Solomon Records) LBuy it!
Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five “Push-ka pee-shee pie (The saga of saga boy)” from Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five 1947 - 1949 (JSP Records) —This is a stunning calypso piece, recorded 1949, which sounds like ska to my ears!Buy it!
Little Willie Littlefield “Hucklebuck With Willie” from Little Willie Littlefield - Boogie, Blues and Bounce (Ace Records)Buy it!
Illinois Jacquet “C jam blues” from The Comeback (Black Lion 1991) —Illinois Jacquet on tenor sax is accompanied by Milt Buckner on organ and Tony Crombie on drums. I understand this album by this trio is considered a jazz classic. Recorded live in 1971 in a club in England.Buy it!
Johnnie Taylor “Wall To Wall” from The Best of Johnnie Taylor On Malaco, Vol. 1 (Malaco Records 1992)Buy it!
Buddy Guy “74 Years Young” from Living Proof (Silvertone/Jive Records 2010)Buy it!
Pee Wee Crayton “Telephone Is Ringing” from The Vee-Jay Story Celebrating 40 Years Of Classic Hits (Vee-Jay Limited Partnership)Buy it!
Eddie Taylor “Big Town Playboy” from The Vee-Jay Story Celebrating 40 Years Of Classic Hits (Vee-Jay Limited Partnership)Buy it!
Memphis Slim “Steppin' out” from Memphis slim: Rockin' The Blues - Charly Blues Masterworks Vol. 21 (Charly Records Inc.)Buy it!
Howlin' Wolf “The Wolf Is At Your Door” from Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box (MCA Chess) R —John is listening, and requested something from Wolf.Buy it!
Trigger 5 “Sunday Morning Service” from Three Cords (self-release 2011) L —Trigger 5, a nice local C&W band, are performing for the early show At BB's tonight, followed by.......Buy it!
Big Mike Aguirre and the Blu-City All-Stars “She Moves Me” from Live at BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups (self-release 2010) L —......Big Mike Aguirre at BB's for the late show! Local C&W, and local blues, at the same venue!Buy it!
The Bar Room Troubadours “You Ain't Too Old” from Live At Hammerstone's (Self Release 2012) N L —And, here are three more local bands with music released on CD this year. The Troubadors are Paul Bonn - vocals, Jeff Sheehan - guitar, Sal Ruelas - bass, and Country Bill Edwards - drums.Buy it!
Aaron Griffin and Mojo Rising “Stranded in St. Louis” from Mojo Rising (AGMR 2012) N L —A stunning cut by a 17 year old St. Louis guitar whiz. There are plenty of guitar players twice his age who couldn't pull off an ambitious 8 minute song like this!Buy it!
Nikki Hill “Her destination” from Nikki Hill (Deep Fryed 2013) N L —A song she wrote, appearing on her debut CD.Buy it!
Freddie King “Going down” from Freddie King - The Ultimate Collection (Hip-O) R —For the listener who requested it, and it's also one of my faves!Buy it!
Bob Dylan “Bob Dylan's 115th Dream” from Bringing It All Back Home (Columbia 1965) —Crazy mixed-up American history and literature by a guy who writes amazin' lyrics.Buy it!
Johnny Winter “Highway 61 Revisited” from The Best of Johnny Winter (Columbia Legacy 2001) —And, a song written by Mr. Dylan, masterfully rendered on searing bottleneck slide guitar by Mr. Winter.Buy it!
Brian Curran “Death letter blues” from Live at off Broadway (Wildstone 2012) N L —From Brian's new CD release, a fine acoustic bottleneck slide rendition of an old Son House song. Brian will perfrom the early show at BB's tomorrow eve.Buy it!
Boo Boo Davis “Mike In Jail” from The Snake (Black & Tan Records 2007) L —And, Boo Boo Davis is performing for the late show at BB's. Back to back local blues talent!Buy it!
Deanna Bogart “Death Ray Boogie” from Pianoland (Blind Pig. blindpigrecords.com 2012) N —This is an excellent rendition of a composition by one of the grand masters of boogie woogie piano, Pete Johnson.Buy it!
Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes “Get Away Jordan” from The Best of Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes (Specialty Records/Fantasy Inc. 1991) —Scorchin' tongues-of-fire Holy Blues from the golden age of Gospel.Buy it!
Floyd Dixon “Hey Bartender” from Atlantic Blues: Piano (Atlantic Recording Corp)Buy it!
Ray Charles “Mary Ann” from Ray Charles - The Definitive Soul Collection (Rhino Records)Buy it!
Sonny Moorman Group “Old slow blues” from More Live As Hell (Atlas Records) —Sonny Moorman is a blues guitar slinger from Cincinnati, and I've seen him twice in the past year in a local venue. During live shows, he'll play several numbers on a lap steel guitar, and ya gotta love da blues on lap steel!Buy it!
Bonnie Raitt “Ain't Gonna Let You Go” from Slipstream (Redwings Reccords 2012) N Buy it!
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown “We're Outta Here” from The Alligator Records 25th Anniversay Collection (Alligator Records)Buy it!
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