T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer) “My Baby” from T&A - The Kitchen Record (self-released 2014) N L —Little Walter's hit, written by Willie DixonBuy it!
Memphis Slim “No Strain” from Raining The Blues (Fantasy 1989) —recorded in 1960, with Lafayette Thomas on guitar and Wendell Marshall on bass.Buy it!
The Claudettes “Southbound Stroll” from Live At KDHX 09March2014 (KDHX 2014) N —you'll only hear this tune right here - as it was recorded live at KDHX studios and is not included on The Claudettes debut album.Buy it!
Shirley Caesar “He First Loved Me” from The Best of Shirley Caesar With the Caravans (Savoy Records 1968)Buy it!
Sensational Nightingales “New Jerusalem” from The Best Of The Sensational Nightingales (MCA Records 1995) —this album features some of their finest Peacock recordings from the 1950s, many with Rev Julius Cheeks on lead.Buy it!
The Spirit of Memphis Quartet “Go Get The Water” from Traveling On (High Water/HMG 1997) —while the group has been together since 1930, these recordings are from 1984.Buy it!
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “I Need You To Hold My Hand” from What Have You Done, My Brother? (Daptone 2009)Buy it!
John Mooney “Brand New Woman” from Comin' Your Way (BLIND PIG RECORDS 1979) —real early John Mooney, of a little more gentle variety.Buy it!
T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer) “Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley” from T&A - The Kitchen Record (self-released 2014) N L —An Allen Toussaint credit on this song.Buy it!
Sergio Duarte “Blowin' The Duarte Blues” from Acoustic Blues Harp (Chico Blues 2013) —Brazilian blues harp player. There's a great blues scene in Brazil, folks.Buy it!
The Detroit Emeralds “I'm Qualified” from Greatest Hits (Westbound/Ace 1998) —early '70s motor city R&BBuy it!
Al Green “Play To Win” from I Can't Stop (Blue Note url 2003) —later period Al Green, working again with Willie Mitchell.Buy it!
Maurice John Vaughn “Nothing Left To Believe In” from The New Bluebloods (Alligator 1987) —compilation of "new" blues artists working the Chi-town scene, which includes Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials 1st recordings.Buy it!
Alvin Jett & the Phat noiZ Blues Band “Wanna Go Home” from na (NA url) L —a little personal stash music; this tune and it's accompanying album were completed in 2009, but have yet to see the light of day.Buy it!
Little Rachel “Mama Was Right Again” from When A Blue Note Turns Red Hot (Goofin' Records 2009) —Little Rachel recording with her Finnish pals, The Hogs Of Rhythm band. Like the label say, file under: Rhyhtm and Blues, Soul, Rock 'n' Roll !Buy it!
Ghalia Vauthier “Ghalia's Boogie” from na (NA url) —thanks to Paul for a little more music in the private stash. Good stuff from this Belgian singer. I'm digging that little rasp in her voice....Buy it!
Imelda May “Tainted Love” from Mayhem (Decca 2010)Buy it!
Little Rachel “Your Baby's My Baby Now” from 'Cause I Feel Good (Little Rachel 2005) —Rachel's debut album, with a large percentage of the songs written by Miss Fenton (Rachel.)Buy it!
Jimmy Reed “Down At The Corner Grocery Store” from Harp Legends II (Catfish Records 1997) —were going to try this track again, as it did NOT cooperate a few weeks back. I think I've got it fixed up.Buy it!
Big Bad smitty “I Didn't Marry Your Family” from Mean Disposition (Black Magic 1991) L —John H. Smith, along with Bennie Smith, Arthur Williams, Durious Montgomery and Rayburn Hayes. Recorded in St. Louis, MO.Buy it!
R.L. Burnside “Talking About The Ghetto” from Bad Luck City (Fat Possum/Demon 1993) —it's taken years for me to get my hands on this album, and it was well worth the wait. R.L. and his family band in full ragged glory. Can I get on Amen to that!?Buy it!
The Soul Band “Let Me Down Easy” from Certified (Bird Egg Records 2006) —a super-group of sorts of fine New England musicians, including many veterans from Roomful of Blues, as well as Mike Welch on guitar.Buy it!
Jesse Dee “I Won't Forget About You” from LIVE @ KDHX 9.28.13 (KDHX 2013) —recorded live at KDHX's Magnolia Ave studios in September of 2013.Buy it!
Lloyd Glenn “Love For Sale” from 1954-1957 (Classics 2008)Buy it!
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