Vicki Price “Second Best” from A Brand New Place featuring Joe Price (Blues Acres Productions 2008) —Vicki and Joe from Decorah, Iowa...2 finer people would be hard to imagine.Buy it!
Doug Macleod “The Up Song” from There's a Time (Reference Recordings 2013) —songster and storyteller without peer (and he went to high school in St. Louis...I'm not telling you which one - ha!)Buy it!
Christian Rannenberg “The Dozens According To Mr. Davis” from The Walter Davis Project (Electro-fi 2013) N —a Tribute to a giant of 20th century blues music - Walter Davis.Buy it!
Raul Malo featuring Randle Currie “Night Life” from The Big E: A Salute To Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner Music Nashville 2013) N —a fine rendition of Willie Nelson's classic, and as hard as I've heard Malo sing in what seems like forever. I'd love to hear him tackle tougher material like this rather than his "pop" inclinations.Buy it!
Hop Wilson “I Dont Got Over” from Steel Guitar Flash! Plus (Ace 1994) —by Poppa Hop And His Orchestra (Hop, Elmore Nixon and Ivory Lee Semien), recorded for Ivory Records in 1961, but unreleased until 1988.Buy it!
Sonny Rhodes “Put the Shoe On the Other Foot” from The Blues Is My Best Friend (King Snake Records 1994) —an Albert Collins tuneBuy it!
Corey Harris “HONEYSUCKLE” from Greens from the Garden (Alligator Records & Artist Mgmt. Inc. 1999)Buy it!
John Mooney “(Baby) Please Don't Go” from Live at KDHX 8-19-10 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2010) —a nice example of the sort of thing that YOUR donation help to make happen - hundreds of live sessions recorded by KDHX engineers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUMMq7ldMlg&feature=player_embeddedBuy it!
Ivas John Band “The Way Things Have to Be” from Doin' What's Natural (Ivas John Band 2012) L —Ivas is almost local, playing BB's about once a month or so. His band is from the Carbondale, IL area, and his is a mature sound from such a young band.Buy it!
The Faces “As Long As You Tell Him” from Five Guys Walk into a Bar...Box Set (Warner Bros. / Rhino 2004)Buy it!
Joe Moss “Lost My World” from Monster Love (Joe Moss & 212 Records 2003)Buy it!
Kilborn Alley “Good Advice” from 4 (Blue Bella Records 2011) —The band is from Champaign, IL, and features the stunning vocals of Andrew Duncanson.Buy it!
Rising Sons “Corrin, Corrina” from Rising Sons featuring Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder (Columbia 1992)Buy it!
T.V. Slim “Gravy Round Your Steak” from Flatfoot Sam (official 2002) —Oscar Wills...he really was a television repairman, hence the nickname!Buy it!
Frankie Lee Sims “Rhumba My Boogie” from Lucy Mae Blues (Specialty 1992)Buy it!
Bob Dylan “It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry” from Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia 1965) —originally released in 1965, and featuring the talents of Michael Bloomfield and Al Kooper.Buy it!
The Rolling Stones “Crazy Mama” from Black and Blue (Remastered) (Polydor 2008) —originally released in 1976.Buy it!
Little Walter “Don't Need No Horse” from The Essential Little Walter (MCA/Chess 1993)Buy it!
Gary Primich “Fast Money” from Botheration (Black Top 1999)Buy it!
William Clarke “Goin' Steady” from Tip of the Top (King Ace 1987) —pre-Alligator recordings, this cut features Junior Watson and Joel Foy on guitars.Buy it!
Johnny Adams “You Made A New Man Out Of Me” from Absolutely The Best (Fuel 2000 2002) —SSS International recording,Buy it!
Z.Z. Hill “Woman Don't Go Astray” from Down Home (MALACO 1981)Buy it!
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