Mississippi Fred McDowell “Long Line Skinner” from I Do Not Play No Rock 'N' Roll (Fuel 2000 2001) —a muleskinner who specializes in large teams, such a a 20-mule team. 80 foot long chain of mules tied together as one team.Buy it!
Black Ace “Black Ace” from I Am the Boss Card In Your Hand (Arhoolie 1992) —B.K Turner, from Texas, an exponent of the flat Hawai'ian guitar, this track was recorded in 1937.Buy it!
Larry Griffin & Eric McSpadden “Sixteen Tons” from Trouble No More (BigWillie 2005) L —St. Louis' own, Larry Griffin and Eric McSpaddenBuy it!
Asylum Street Spankers “Superchief” from Spanks for the Memories (Watermelon 1996) —Unveiled in May of 1937, the Super Chief was designed and built as Santa Fe's finest train http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_ChiefBuy it!
Tad Walters “Put That Money” from na (NA url 2012) —sent to me personally via Tad, along with several other still unreleased tracks. This cat is a monster!Buy it!
Little Joe McLerran “Frenchman Street” from Face Book Blues (Roots Blues Reborn 2012) —talented young bluesman from OklahomaBuy it!
King Curtis “Free For All” from Night Train (Fantasy 1995) —originally released on the Old Gold LP around 1961. Features Jack McDuff, Billy Butler and Eric Gale.Buy it!
Earl Thomas “Rather Go Blind” from Soul'd (Memphis International Records 2003)Buy it!
Bobby King And Terry Evans “I Fancy You” from Rhythm, Blues, Soul & Grooves (Rounder 1990) —This song, as well as many others on the CD, features Ry Cooder, Chuck Rainey, and Spooner Oldham.Buy it!
Corey Harris “Fat Duck's Groove” from Fulton Blues (Njumba 2013) —ran out of time for this last week, so here it is "in full"!Buy it!
Al Holliday and the East Side Rhythm Band “Hard Time Livin'” from Made it Through the Mill, Again (holliday 2013) N L —also features the Funky Butt HornsBuy it!
Sisters Euclid “Big Al” from Faith Cola (Poverty Playlist 2008) —band is Kevin Breit gts, Ian de Souza bass, Rob Gusevs keys, Gary Taylor drumsBuy it!
CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE “Please Remember Me” from Continental Drifter (Virgin Records America 1999) —this is from Charlie's 1/2 regular, 1/2 Cubano album. Great stuff all the way around!Buy it!
James Son Thomas “Mama Don't 'low No Guitar Playin' 'round Here” from Beefsteak Blues (Evidence 1998) —the album consists of tracks originally recorded during several session for the German L+R label in the early to mid 1980s.Buy it!
Freddie King “Blue Shadows” from Freddie King Is a Blues Master (Cotillion/Atlantic 1992) —recorded with King Curtis' band, originally released in 1969.Buy it!
James Luther Dickinson “Hungry Town” from Free Beer Tomorrow (Sheridan Square Records 2002) —"world boogie is coming" ...always free beer tomorrow, never today. LoLBuy it!
Jake Austin & The City Limits “Fanciful” from Country Soul (Jake Austin & The City Limits 2011) L —it was local at the time of release, but Jake and band subsequently went to Nashville, and shortly after that the band called it a day.Buy it!
Buddy Flett “Baby's Back In Town” from Mississippi Sea (Out Of The Past 2007) —Buddy spent years with "The Bluebirds" out of the Shreveport area, and suffered a near-fatal bout of viral encephalitis not long after recording this.Buy it!
4 Jacks “I Don't Want to Be President” from Deal With It (EllerSoul Records 2013) —the new band project from Anson Funderburgh, featuring Big Joe Maher, Kevin McKendree and Steve Mackey.Buy it!
Westside Andy/Mel Ford Band “Won't Pass Me By” from Handyman (False Dog Records 2002) —real tasty band working out of Wisconsin. Andy is the harp player, while Mel is the guitarist and primary singer.Buy it!
Ronnie Shellist “Bad News” from 'Til Then (Fat Tone Records 2012) —great young harp player out of Denver and Chicago. We'll be hearing more from this cat!Buy it!
Bobby Womack “Baby I Can't Stand It” from Everything's Gonna Be Alright The American Singles 1967-76 (Charly 2013) N —my thanks to John Wendland for this cut...from a great 2 CD set comprising the A and B sides of all Womack's singles from '67-'76.Buy it!
The Staple Singers “City In The Sky” from The Best of the Staple Singers (Fantasy Records 1986) —originally found on the final LP The Staples' laid down for Stax Records - "City In The Sky", 1974.Buy it!
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