Muddy Waters “Country Boy” from Live At Mr. Kelly's (MCA 1992) —recorded live at Mr. Kelly's, Chicago, June 1971 - Paul Oscher, Pee Wee Madison, Sam Lawhorn, Calvin Jones, Willie Smith and guest James CottonBuy it!
John Lee Hooker “She's Long, She's Tall (She Weeps Like A Willow Tree)” from Live At The Cafe au Go-Go (and Soledad Prison) (MCA 1996) —Cafe au go-go dates were originally released in 1966, and Soledad Prison dates in 1972Buy it!
Howlin' Wolf “All My Life” from In Concert (Prestige 1997) —tracks were recorded during the American Folk Blues Festival tour dates in 1964.Buy it!
Frankie Lee Sims “Misery Blues” from 4th & Beale And Further South The Ace Blues Masters Volume 2 (Westside 1998)Buy it!
Mercy Baby “Pleadin'” from 4th & Beale And Further South The Ace Blues Masters Volume 2 (Westside 1998) —Mercy Baby was Julius "Jimmy" Mullins, vocalist and drummerBuy it!
Hop Wilson “I Met A Strange Woman” from Steel Guitar Flash! Plus (Ace 1994) —recorded for Ivory Records in 1961, Hop's birth name was HardingBuy it!
Lightnin' Hopkins “I'll Be Gone” from Mojo Hand: The Lightnin' Hopkins Anthology (Rhino 1993)Buy it!
Shirley and Lee “Shirley Come Back To Me” from Let The Good Times Roll (Ace 2000) —recorded for Aladdin Records in 1953; Shirley Goodman and Leonard LeeBuy it!
Shirley and Lee “Shirley's Back” from Let The Good Times Roll (Ace 2000) —answer song to "Shirley come Back To Me"Buy it!
Smiley Lewis “Down The Road” from Smiley Lewis Rocks (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2010) —recorded in 1953 with Fats Domino, Lee Allen or Herb Hardesty, Joe Harris, Dave Bartholomew for Imperial RecordsBuy it!
Larry Williams “Let Me Tell You, Baby” from Specialty Profiles: Larry Williams (Specialty Records 2006) —recorded in 1957 for Specialty RecordsBuy it!
Lloyd Price “What's The Matter Now?” from Lawdy! (Specialty 1991) —recorded in 1952 for Specialty RecordsBuy it!
Mr. B “Blues For Nightowls” from Shining the Pearls (blind pig blindpigrecords.com 1995) —very nice piano player by the name of Mark BraunBuy it!
Katie Webster “No Deposit, No Return” from No Foolin'! (Alligator Records 1991)Buy it!
Memphis Slim “Rack 'em Back Jack” from Raining The Blues (Fantasy 1989) —originally recorded for Bluesville Records for the "Just Blues" lp in 1960.Buy it!
Reverend Cleophus Robinson “Wrapped Up, Tied Up, Tangled Up” from I Shall Know Him Peacock Gospel Classics (MCA 1999) —Rev. Robinson led a congregation right here in St. Louis for several decades.Buy it!
The Sojourners “Great Day” from The Sojourners (Black Hen Music 2009) —Will Sanders, Ron Small, Marcus Mosely; for the very fine Black Hen label out of Vancouver, B.C.Buy it!
Kings of Harmony “Oh, Happy Day” from Saints Paradise Trombone Shout Bands From The United House Of Prayer (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings www.folkways.si.edu 1999) —Norvus Miller and the Kings of Harmony out of Washington, D.C.Buy it!
Sister Wynonna Carr “The Good Old Way” from Dragnet For Jesus (Specialty 1992) —recorded in 1950Buy it!
Sister Wynonna Carr “I See Jesus (with Brother Joe May)” from Dragnet For Jesus (Specialty 1992) —Brother Joe May - Thunderbolt of the Middle WestBuy it!
The Abbysinian Baptist Gospel Choir “I Want To Ride That Glory Train” from Shakin' The Rafters (Sony Music 1991) —choir under the direction of Professor Alex BradfordBuy it!
The Gospel Hummingbirds “Trouble Don't Last” from Taking Flight (BLIND PIG RECORDS blindpigrecords.com 1995)Buy it!
Merle Haggard “Truck Driver's Blues” from Working in Tennessee (Vanguard vanguardrecords.com 2011) —a cut from Merle's most recent studio album.Buy it!
Loretta Lynn “You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)” from Gold (MCA 2006) —The queen of the honky tonk angels!Buy it!
Harlan Howard “Busted” from All Time Favorite Country Songwriter (KOCH Records 1996) —one of country's finest and most prolific songwriters, taking a turn at one of his own tunesBuy it!
Freddy Fender “Pass Me By (If You're Only Passin Through)” from In His Prime (Demon Records 1997) —originally cut for ABC in 1976Buy it!
Roger Miller “Invitation To The Blues” from The Best Of Roger Miller Volume One Country Tunesmith (Polygram 1991) —volumne one contains many of Roger's hard country, honky tonk efforts; volume two has "the hits"Buy it!
Doc & Merle Watson “Match Box Blues” from Columbus Stockade Blues The Best Of The '70s (Raven records www.ravenrecords.com.au 2010)Buy it!
Wynn Stewart “Rain, Rain” from Come On (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2011) —a vastly under recognized C&W ground breaker and artist.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings “Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line” from And The Answer Is (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —Great Country Answer Discs From The '60sBuy it!
Jean Shepard “Only Mama That'll Walk The Line” from And The Answer Is (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —the answer to Waylon's tune!Buy it!
George Jones “Blue Moon Of Kentucky (with Melba Montgomery)” from She Thinks I Still Care The George Jones Collection (Razor & Tie 1997) —The United Artists YearsBuy it!
Cephas & Wiggins “Going To The River” from Cool Down (Alligator Records 1995) —my favorite version of this classic tune, captures the meloncholy feeling in the lyric. It is NOT a happy song, folks.Buy it!
Blind Willie McTell “Hide Me In Thy Bosom” from Pig 'n Whistle Red (Biographi 2003) —Atlanta-area musician Willie McTell was one of the most technically proficient of the early Piedmont players, liked to utilize a 12-string guitar.Buy it!
Corey Harris “Bukka's Jitterbug Swing” from Between Midnight and Day (Alligator Records 1995) —Corey has a new release out, titled Fulton BluesBuy it!
Cephas & Wiggins “No Lovin' Baby Now” from From Richmond to Atlanta (Bullseye Blues www.rounder.com 2000) —originally released in 1992 on Flip, Flop & FlyBuy it!
The "5" Royales “Too Much Lovin'” from Monkey Hips And Rice The "5" Royales Anthology (Rhino 1994) —led by the great Lowman PaulingBuy it!
Johnny Adams “Reconsder Me” from Absolutely The Best (Fuel 2000 2002) —compilation of his tracks recorded in the late 60s early 70s for the SSS Internation label.Buy it!
Candi Staton “I'm Just a Prisoner (Of Your Good Lovin')” from Candi Staton (Honest Jon's 2004) —Candi has spent much time in the Gospel field as well as singing soul/R&BBuy it!
Laura Lee “Another Man's Woman” from The Chess Collection (Universal/Island Records 2006)Buy it!
Snooky Pryor “Don't Like to Brag” from shake my hand (BLIND PIG RECORDS blindpigrecords.com 1999) —Billy Flynn playing that fine guitar!Buy it!
CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE “Me And My Baby And The Blues” from Signature (Alligator 1991) —Andrew Jones, Jr. on guitar.Buy it!
Walter Horton “Walter's Swing” from Fine Cuts CD (blind pig blindpigrecords.com 1990) —one of the true masters of blues harmonica tone and taste!Buy it!
Fenton Robinson “Texas Flood” from Somebody Loan Me a Dime (Alligator Records 1974) —the man played with beautiful tone, always tastefulBuy it!
Pee Wee Crayton “E.T. Blues” from Early Hour Blues (blind pig blindpigrecords.com 1999) —Connie Crayton, Texas transplant to Los Angeles, an acolyte of the T-Bone Walker sound. (T-Bone was also from Texas)Buy it!
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