T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer) “Devil Got My Woman” from T&A - The Kitchen Record (self-released 2014) N L —Tom Hall and Alice Spencer, with Alice singing lead on this old Skip James song.Buy it!
Blind Gary Davis “I Belong To The Band” from Harlem Street Singer (Fantasy 1992) —originally recorded in 1960 by Rudy Van Gelder for the Prestige/Bluesville label.Buy it!
Ron Edwards “Baby Please Don't Go” from na (KDHX 2014) L —performed live in the broadcast studio during the 2014 Spring membership drive. Thanks, Ron!Buy it!
Mike Stevens & Matt Andersen “Canadian Winter Blues” from Push Record : The Banff Sessions (Borealis Records 2011) —Stevens on harp and Andersen on vocals and guitar. This tune reminds me as to why I have no desire to move to Flin Flon.Buy it!
Sam Cooke with The Soul Stirrers “Lord Remember Me” from Specialty Profiles: Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers (Specialty 1991) —recorded in 1957, but not released due to some issues with the tape. Still, the tune is well worth hearing - and it goes out to long time KDHX volunteer, Long Tall Frank.Buy it!
Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes “(You Can't Hurry God) He's Right On Time” from The Best of Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes (Specialty Records/Fantasy Inc. 1991)Buy it!
The Blind Boys of Alabama “Soldier” from Spirit of the Century (Realworld 2001) —Clarence Fountain taking the lead on this traditional tune, done "Blind Boys" style.Buy it!
Yank Rachell “Rainy Day Blues” from Mandolin Blues (Testament Records 1997) R —with Sleepy John Estes and Taj Mahal, recorded in 1967.Buy it!
Rich DelGrosso “Walkin' Blues” from Get Your Nose Outta My Bizness! (self-released 2005) —also hangin' out on this tune is Rich's buddy Doug MacLeod.Buy it!
T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer) “Rainbow Dreams” from T&A - The Kitchen Record (self-released 2014) N L —an Eddie Lang tune. Eddie was a white guitarist, and was a contemporary of Lonny Johnson's. The 2 men played on many a record together.Buy it!
Aretha Franklin “I Never Loved A Man (The Way That I Loved You)” from Heaven's Prisoners Music From The Motion Picture (Atlantic 1996) —Aretha - one name says it all !!!Buy it!
Sterling Harrison “Ain't Nobody Home” from South Of The Snooty Fox (Hacktone 2007) —a Jerry Ragovoy tune - who worked very closely with Howard Tate.Buy it!
Sugar Pie DeSanto “Good Timin'” from Go Go Power The Complete Chess Singles 1961-1966 (KENT/ACE 2009) —Checker Records, 1966Buy it!
Gary Primich “Rootin' and Tootin'” from Botheration (Black Top 1999) —Gary recorded many a cover of Smiley Lewis songs - this one written by Dave Bartholomew.Buy it!
Down Home Super Trio “Sister Taught Me Guitar” from In the House - Live At Lucerne Vol.6 (crosscut records 2004) —R.J. Mischo, Richard Innes, Frank Goldwasser - and guests. This is an Eddie C. Campbell tune - and I'm going to play Eddie's version in a 1/2 hour or so.Buy it!
James Harman Band “Leavin' For Memphis (Crickets And Frogs)” from Black And White (Black Top 1995) —Robbie Eason was on guitar at this time.Buy it!
Fleetwood Mac/ Peter Green “Love That Burns” from Jumping At Shadows The Blues Years (Sanctuary 2002)Buy it!
Gary Moore “The Same Way” from Blues for Greeny (Virgin 1995) —this tune was written by Peter Green, and originally performed by Fleetwood Mac.Buy it!
Jimi Hendrix “Mannish Boy” from Blues (MCA 1994) —cut in 1969 while on break from a North American tour, this is a combination of Mannish Boy and I'm A Man.Buy it!
Jimmy Rogers “Act Like You Love Me alternate” from The Complete Chess Recordings (MCA 1997) —recorded in 1953 with Little Walter on harp. If you weren't aware, Jimmy was Muddy Waters' harp player until Little Walter came on board - and Muddy also came up a harp player. That's why Harmonica was always the heart of Muddy's bands.Buy it!
Eddie C. Campbell “Sister Taught Me Guitar” from That's When I Know (blind pig www.blindpigrecords.com 1994) —One of my favorite blues albums, I just dig Eddie's musical sensibilities. I played a cover version of this about half an hour ago from the Down Home Super Trio.Buy it!
Joe Louis Walker “I'm Gonna Walk Outside” from Hornet's Nest (Alligator 2014) N —Walker was booked for a date in St. Louis a month or so ago, but the bus couldn't make it to town due to one of this winter's infamous ice storms. Joe Louis is a phenomenal live performer, so it was our loss for sure.Buy it!
Paulie Cerra “On My Way Home” from Paulie Cerra (self-released) —I got this album from Paulie years ago while he was in St. Louis as part of Janiva Magness' band.Buy it!
Bobby King And Terry Evans “Where We Gonna Go From Here” from Rhythm, Blues, Soul & Grooves (Rounder 1990) —Ry Cooder on guitar, Spooner Oldham on keys.Buy it!
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