T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer) “Phonograph Blues” from T&A - The Kitchen Record (self-released 2014) N L —Tom Hall and Alice Spencer. check out T&A on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/TandAmusicBuy it!
The Holmes Brothers “I Gave Up All I Had” from Brotherhood (Alligator 2014) N —a brand new album from The Holmes Brothers. This song was written by Ted Hawkins.Buy it!
Paul Butterfield's Better Days “Baby Please Don't Go” from Paul Butterfield's Better Days (Rhino 1991) —Geoff Muldaur is singing this one, and is scheduled to be performing at The Focal Point on April 18th. The album was originally released in 1973.Buy it!
The Dixie Travelers “We Need Jesus” from Bullet Records Gospel (SPV GmbH 2008) —thought to be among the earliest recordings by The Dixie Travelers, recorded in the early 1960s.Buy it!
Reverend Cleophus Robinson “Before This Time Another Year” from Someone To Care The Battle Sessions (Specialty 1994) L —a tune written by Isaac Watts, recorded in Sept 1963 by St. Louis' Rev. Robinson.Buy it!
The Swan Silvertones “Sinking Sand” from Singing In My Soul/Blessed Assurance (Collectables 2002) —the "Singing In My Soul" LP was originally released in 1960 on Vee Jay Records.Buy it!
T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer) “My Daddy Rocks Me” from T&A - The Kitchen Record (self-released 2014) N L —Tom Hall and Alice Spencer. Already possessed with a beautiful voice, Alice continues to sound warmer and sexier with every passing year. I think she's tapped into a fountain of youth somewhere.Buy it!
T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer) “Come On In My Kitchen” from T&A - The Kitchen Record (self-released 2014) N L —This cut features singing from both Tom and Alice. Two ol' Sheiks gettin' it done!Buy it!
James Harman's Bamboo Porch “Green Snakeskin Shoes” from Live At Little Village Volume One (Gulf Coast Records 2012) —James Harman, along with guitarist Nathan James, are playing Blues City Deli on Thursday night (tonight), BBs on Friday (in tandem with The Bel-Airs), Blues City Deli on Sat afternoon and at the Moonshine Blues Bar in St. Charles on Sat night.Buy it!
Lindell Hill “Remone” from 45 (Arch 1968) L —both tunes were written by Lindell and Steve Cropper, produced by Cropper and Nick Charles, and distributed by Stax Records. They should have been smash hits!Buy it!
Lindell Hill “Used To Be Love” from 45 (Arch 1968) L —the B-Side of "Remone". This tune was later recorded by Wilson Pickett - but renamed "Mini Skirt Minnie".Buy it!
Jimmy McCrackiln “You Ain't Nothing But A Devil” from The Walk Jimmy McCracklin At His Best (Razor & Tie 1997) —a Minit Records 45, recorded in 1969.Buy it!
Nathan James “Rhino Horn featuring James Harman” from What You Make of It (Delta Groove 2012) —James Harman wrote this tune, and is doing the singin'.Buy it!
James Harman Band “Tall Skinny Mama” from Two Sides to Every Story (Black top records 1993) —Subtitled "Icepick's Story #389. Harman is one of the best at the art of the extended story/rap. I hope you enjoyed this as much as I did.Buy it!
Link Wray and His Ray Men “Deuces Wild” from The Swan Singles Collection (Rollercoaster Records 1997) —released in 1964 as the A-side of a 45; the flip was Summer Dream.Buy it!
The Yayhoos “Where's Your Boyfriend At” from Put the Hammer Down (Lakeside Lounge Records 2006) —written by Yayhoo Terry Anderson, who I believe is a North Carolinian. If not, the song still stands!Buy it!
Nikki Hill “I've Got a Man” from Here's Nikki Hill (Deep Fryed 2013) L —the band is scheduled to be playing the Byron Bay Blues Fest in Australia this weekend. Safe travels to Nikki and her band of pirates!Buy it!
Matt Hill and the Deep Fryed 2 “Crude Man” from Tappin' that Thang (Deep Fryed/VizzTone 2012)Buy it!
Rondo's Blues Deluxe “(I'll) Catch You On Your Way Down” from Live @ Blueberry Hill (Blueberry Hill 1987) L —Steve Waldman and Bobby Nickerson on guitars, Gus Thornton on bass.Buy it!
Lonesome Sundown “I Betcha” from Been Gone Too Long (HighTone Records 1991) —originally recorded in 1977 and released on LP, after a long, self-imposed retirement from the music business.Buy it!
Chris Ruest Band “Can't Stop Loving Me Baby” from Live At The Shakespeare Pub, Houston, Texas (self-released 2013) N —if you enjoy raucous and raw blues in the style of Elmore James, then Chris Ruest's music may be for you. It sure does work for me!Buy it!
St. Paul & The Broken Bones “Half The City” from LIVE @ KDHX 4.4.14 (KDHX in studio www.kdhx.org 2014)Buy it!
Betty Davis “Special People” from They Say I'm Different (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2007) —originally released in 1974; this reissue contains 4 rough mixes as bonus tracks.Buy it!
The Souljazz Orchestra “Conquering Lion” from Solidarity (Strut 2012)Buy it!
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