Robert Jr. Lockwood “I Got Rambling On My Mind #2” from Otis Span Is The Blues (jazz heritage blindpigrecords.com 1992) —a beautiful album featuring just Otis Spann and Robert Lockwood, originally recorded in 1960.Buy it!
Houston Stackhouse “I'm Gettin' Tired” from Cryin' Won't Help You (Adelphi Records 1994) —originally recorded in 1972...it's shame that Mr. Stackhouse wasn't recorded more often, as there aren't many recording in his name - and that includes this album.Buy it!
Eric Bibb “Can't Please Everybody” from Jericho Road (Stony Plain Records 2013) N —Eric Bibb and Ruthie Foster are playing in St. Louis on Feb 15, 2014 - 560 Music Center: 560 Trinity Ave, University City (The old COCA facility)Buy it!
Frank Muschalle Trio “Wiggle In Her Walk” from The Frank Muschalle Trio featuring Rusty Zinn (Styx 2002) —I received so many phone calls about the Muschalle track I played last week that I thought I'd spin another one for you!Buy it!
David Maxwell “Walk The Walk” from Maximum Blues Piano (Tone Cool e 1997)Buy it!
Julian Fauth “I Hope My Pony Knows the Way Back Home” from Everybody Ought to Treat a Stranger Right (Electro-Fi Records 2012) —one of my favorite piano players & artists in general...he's got a quirky musicial sense and is a force of nature. Good stuff!Buy it!
Solomon Burke “Today Is Your Birthday” from The Definition Of Soul (Virgin/Pointblank 1997) —Solomon singing a tune for Lil' Sis' Slim - today IS her birthday. Happy Birthday, Sis'!Buy it!
Nikki Hill, Deke Dickerson & The Bo-Keys “Struttin'” from Soul Meets Country! - EP (Major Label Records 2013) N —here's a new one, written by Nikki Hill. Bruce B may have beaten me to it, but it's sounds mighty fine just the same!Buy it!
Bryan Lee “Why” from Play One For Me (Severn 2013) —Bryan's just short of 70 years old now, and sounding great on CD and live. I caught him in St. Louis a few weeks back...it was a really nice show.Buy it!
John Ginty Band “Done Somebody Wrong” from Fireside Live (Shark Attack Records 2006) —Paul Gerdts on vocalsBuy it!
Dyke & The Blazers “The Wobble” from The Very Best Of Dyke & The Blazers Funky Broadway (Collectables 1999)Buy it!
Teddy Presberg “Delmar Blues” from Outcries from a Sea of Red (Outright 2009) LBuy it!
B.B. King “Happy Birthday Blues” from Take It Home (MCA 1974) —since I'm not sure what time Lil' Sis' Slim can listen to the show, I thought it best to have B.B. King sing her a song for her birthday, too.Buy it!
Omar & The Howlers “Can't Sit Down featuring Grady "Fats" Jackson” from Too Raw For Radio (Kent Dykes/artist 2013) —it was recorded back in 1981, then sat unreleased for 32 years. It was deemed too raw for radio!!! Only available via digital download at this time...I hope that changes.Buy it!
Omar & The Howlers “Goin' Down Slow featuring Grady "Fats" Jackson” from Too Raw For Radio (Kent Dykes/artist 2013) N Buy it!
Texas Cannonballs “King Of The Jungle” from Texas Cannonballs (self-released 2013) N —the TX Cannonballs are Hector Watt, Preston Hubbard, Chris Ruest & Jim Starboard...and they do get to St. Louis now and then.Buy it!
Better Off Dead “You Can't Do That” from Girl With A Job (GarageLand Records 2001) —WARNING: contains genuine foot stompin', house-rocking R&B from the swamps of New Jersey!Buy it!
Hudson & the Hoodoo Cats “HooDoo Woman” from It's HooDoo Time (Bjam Records 1994) L —John Logan on that fine guitar...and you'll hear "Logan" subbing for Artie Dwyer and Papa Ray here at KDHX on occasion - sounding mighty fine, too!Buy it!
Perry & the Pumpers “Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go” from Movin' At Midnight (Sweetgrass Music 2012) —Perry Welsh on vocals and harp, and with guitarist Steve Freund on this track.Buy it!
Billy Watson And His International Silver String Submarine Band “Bad Love” from 9 Lives (Lil' Snick 2013) N —among his last albums were Secret 8, Lucky 7, Numero Cinco....notice a pattern? For all his yuckin' it up, Billy is an extremely talented harp player.Buy it!
Sean Costello “The Plumber featuring Paul Linden” from Moanin' for Molasses (Landslide Records 2001) —this one is a feature for harp man Paul Linden (who also plays piano on this one). Linden is among the finest harp players around...and hardly anyone knows it...that's a shame! This one is for County Bill 2 - Big Leggs!Buy it!
Larry Hamilton “Love Is A Two Way Thing” from Larry Hamilton (NYNO Records 1997) —this was an Allen Toussaint production, with Allen having a hand in writing about 90% of the tunes.Buy it!
Little Richard “Green Power” from King of Rock and Roll (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2009) —originally released in 1971, with Richard hittin' it hard!Buy it!
The J.B.'s “(It's Not the Express) It's the J.B.'s Monaurail (Parts 1 & 2)” from Pass The Peas The Best Of The J.B.'s (Universal/Polydor 2000) —originally released on People Records in 1975, on 45 and on LP. Produced by Fred Wesley. Fred's here, as are Maceo and Jimmy Parker, Charles Sherrell, Jimmy Nolen and Cheese Nartin on gtrs...funky stuff...Good Mornin' St. Louis!Buy it!
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