Eric Bibb “With My Maker I AM One” from Jericho Road (Stony Plain Records 2013) N —Brand new music from Eric Bibb...released on Nov 5th.Buy it!
Ron Edwards “Prodigal Son” from na (KDHX 2014) L —played by Ron "live" during the Fall 2013 Membership drive, in the studio, no auto-tune!!! This one features a combo of the styles of Rev. Robert Wilkins and Blind Blake.Buy it!
Jimi Hendrix “Hear My Train A Comin'” from Blues (MCA 1994) —recorded in a photo studio in London back in 1967. Per 1994, at least 2 dozen of Jimi's officially released tunes were blues...he was a blues man, have no doubt about that fact.Buy it!
The Soul Stirrers “One More River” from Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers (Specialty Records 1991) —recorded in 1955 in ChicagoBuy it!
The Soul Stirrers “I'm So Glad (Trouble Don't Last Always)” from Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers (Specialty Records 1991) —same recording date at "One More River", with Paul Foster on co-lead vocal.Buy it!
Sam Cooke “Somebody Have Mercy” from One Night Stand - Sam Cooke Live At the Harlem Square Club, 1963 (Sony 2005) —Recorded "live" in Miami, FloridaBuy it!
Sam Cooke “Nothing Can Change This Love” from One Night Stand - Sam Cooke Live At the Harlem Square Club, 1963 (Sony 2005)Buy it!
Reverend John Wilkins “Sinner's Prayer” from You Can't Hurry God (Big Legal Mess Records www.biglegalmessrecords.com 2010) —Rev John is the son of Rev. Robert Wilkins, and he was a noted secular guitars on recording sessions of the 1960s, including some O.V. Wright sessions.Buy it!
Mike Farris “Sit Down Servant” from Salvation In Lights (INO Records 2007)Buy it!
Annie Mack “Walking Dead” from Baptized in the Blues (Annie Mack Music 2013) N —more new music from Annie Mack!Buy it!
The James Hunter Six “Look Out” from Minute By Minute (Go Records, under license to Concord Music Group 2013) —if you missed Hunter's show at the Old Rock House a couple months back, shame on you. It was a good one!Buy it!
Lynwood Slim “Say It” from Last Call The Mellow Sounds Of Lynwood Slim (DELTA GROOVE PRODUCTIONS 2006) —a very nice cover of a "5" Royales tune...classy...this tune was cut with The Chicago Blues AngelsBuy it!
Howlin' Wilf & The Vee-Jays “Wilf's Wobble” from Cry Wilf! (Ace 2006) —James Hunter's early band, recorded in 1986. I only got a portion of this tune in at the close of last week's show, so let's squeeze it all in this time around.Buy it!
Buddy Flett “Back Luck And Trouble” from Rough Edges (Honeybee/ Fellowship Hall Sound 2013) N —great new music from Shreveport's Buddy Flett. This one's a keeper, folks!Buy it!
Chris Ruest Band “Bark” from Live At The Shakespeare Pub, Houston, Texas (self-released 2013) N —Ike Turner tune, & way too much fun. Disc is serious Texas blues for serious blues fans. This one's so new you can't even buy it yet...the album artwork is still being put together. Thanks to Chris for passing along a copy of this to me.Buy it!
Slo Leak “Psychic Blues” from When The Clock Strikes 12 (TVT Records 1999) —this one goes out to Dionne Warwick and her pals at the Psychic Friends Hotline...bet you didn't know I was going to play THIS for you!Buy it!
The Joe Perry Project “Buzz Buzz” from I've Got The Rock N Rolls Again (Columbia 1981) —yes, it's THAT Joe Perry...the disc is a lot of fun, too.Buy it!
The Paladins “Years Since Yesterday” (Alligator Records 1988) —bass player Thomas Yearsley was married to Candye Kane at one time. Their sone Evan Caleb is a professional blues/roots drummer...how 'bout those apples (not falling far from the tree.)Buy it!
Hillbilly Voodoo Dolls “Elvis In The Sky” from Hubba Hubba (Blue Loon 1999) —the Minneapolis-St. Paul quintet Hillbilly Voodoo Dolls took their name as a fitting description of their blend of rockabilly, blues, New Orleans-styled R&B, and zydecoBuy it!
Dave Bartholomew “The Monkey” from Highlights From Crescent City Soul: The Sound Of New Orleans 1947-1974 (EMI 1996) —maybe the monkeys are better off....there's a lesson here, folks.Buy it!
Michael Hill's Blues Mob “Signifyin' Monkey / Watch What You Say” from Bloodlines (Alligator Records 1994) —a lesson here, as well. Fun and informative...can't beat that with a stick!Buy it!
James Cotton, Junior Wells, Carey Bell & Billy Branch “Who” from Harp Attack (Alligator 1990) —This tune features Billy Branch on vocals, and Billy and James Cotton on harps. Oh, and there's a lesson here, too!Buy it!
James Carr “That's What I Want To Know” from The Complete Goldwax Singles Volume 2 1966-1967 (Ace 2009) —Vol 2 of 3 volumes covering Memphis' Goldwax records 45 rpm releases....this is the good stuff!Buy it!
Fred Hughes “Baby Boy” from 100 Hits Northern Soul (Demon Music Group 2009) —originally released on Brunswick in 1969Buy it!
Johnny Jones & The King Casuals “Purple Haze” SINGLE (Demon Music Group 2009) —this is the Johnny Jones that Jimi Hendrix played with when he got out of the service, out Nashville way.Buy it!
The "5" Royales “Get Something Out Of It” from Monkey Hips And Rice The "5" Royales Anthology (Rhino 1994) —We got most of this one in....Lowman Pauling w/ The 5 Royales...dig it!Buy it!
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