Chicken Shack Alley (Music)
Sun May 13th 2012 6.00pm–8.00pm
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Amos Milburn “Chicken Shack Boogie” from The Best Of Amos Milburn (EMI-Capitol Music 1994) —Hound Dog Brown is filling in for Bruce B this evening. Happy Mother's Day to all moms.Buy it!
The Mar-Keys “Last night” from Ultimate 60's Soul Smash Hits (Unknown)Buy it!
George Miller & His Mid-Driffs “Boogie's The Thing” from The Big Horn - The History Of Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone (Proper Records) —Bruce B plays lots of early R&B (or you can call it Jump, Shout & Swing Blues), so here's a set of three.....Buy it!
Freddie Mitchell and his Orchestra “Slider” from The Big Horn - The History Of Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone (Proper Records)Buy it!
Paul Bascomb & his Orchestra “Pink Cadillac” from The Big Horn - The History Of Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone (Proper Records)Buy it!
Michael Burks “Play Hard For My Money” from From The Inside Out (Vent Records 1999) —Arkansas bluesman Michael Burks died a week ago, and he will be sadly missed.Buy it!
Doug Macleod “North County Woman” from Dubb (Black and Tan Records 2004) —Doug plays wonderful bottleneck slide on resonator guitars, and is appearing tonight at BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups in St. Louis.Buy it!
The Bo-Keys “Got to Get Back (To My Baby)” from Got To Get Back! (Electraphonic 2011) —The Bo-Keys are doing a super job in carrying on the Memphis soul sound of the '60s.Buy it!
Frank Frost “Gonna Make You Mine” from Big Boss Man: The Very Best of Frank Frost (Sun Records 1998) —Here's a set of three Mississippi delta blues.....Buy it!
Fred McDowell “61 Highway” from Fred McDowell: The First Recordings (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com)Buy it!
R. L. Burnside “Highway 7” from Mr. Wizard (Fat Possum Records/Epitaph) —R. L.'s grandson, Cedric Burnside, plays drums on this. Cedric will appear on stage at the Bluesweek Festival in St. Louis on Sat May 26 7:30 pm with the Cedric Burnside Project.Buy it!
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet “Mercy, mercy, mercy,” from Mercy, Mercy, Mercy Live At "The Club" (Capitol Jazz 1995) —Recorded 1966, a stunning soul jazz groove, and a smash hit. We usually hear the cutdown 3 minute version on radio, but I'm playing the full 5 minute album versionBuy it!
Uvee Hayes “Reconsider Baby” from Play Something Pretty (CDS Records. 2009) LBuy it!
Robbie Montgomery “A Night Like This” SINGLE (self) LBuy it!
Roy Brown “Hard Luck Blues” from Greatest Hits - Rockin' At Midnight (King Records) —Four classic-era Jump, Shout and Swing recordings......Buy it!
Big Joe Turner “My gal's a jockey” from The History Of Rhythm And Blues 1942- 52 (Rhythm and Blues Records)Buy it!
King Perry & His Pied Pipers “Natural born lover” from Specialty Legends of Jump Blues Volume One (Specialty Records 1994)Buy it!
Joe Lutcher & His Society Cats “Society boogie” from Specialty Legends Of Boogie Woogie (Specialty Records/Fantasy, Inc.)Buy it!
Larry Davis “Worried dream” from Funny Stuff (ROOSTER) —Backed up by master pianoman Johnnie Johnson!Buy it!
Larry Thurston “Happy Hour” from School for Fools, Songs Of Jeff Alexander (Cousin Moe Music 2002) —ALSO backed up by master pianoman Johnnie Johnson!Buy it!
Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots “Walk Away My Blues” from Lit Up! (WildRoots Records 2011) —Will appear at BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups in St. Louis Fri May 18.Buy it!
Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots “Honky Tonk Heaven” from Lit Up! (WildRoots Records 2011)Buy it!
Nick Curran “Boogie With My Baby” from Fixin' Your Head (Texas Jamboree Records) —Three cuts in a row by excellent contemporary purveyors of old school jump and swing blues......Buy it!
Kid Ramos “Everything I do is wrong” from Two Hands One Heart (Black Magic 1995)Buy it!
Four Charms “We're Gonna Rock This Joint” from Flatland Boogie (Hi-Style Enterprises 2000)Buy it!
Booker T. And The MGs “Time Is Tight” from The Very Best Of Booker T. & The MGs (Rhino Records) —I heard while on air that Donald "Duck" Dunn, bassman with the MGs and veteran studio sideman, died yesterday while in Japan.Buy it!
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown “We're Outta Here” from Alligator Records 25th Anniversary Collection (Alligator Records)Buy it!
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