Richard "Hacksaw" Harney “The Delta Eagle” from Sweet Man (Blues Vault 1996) —beautiful playing on a spooky Halloween day...Buy it!
Robert Lucas “Ringing That Lonesome Bell” from Built for Comfort (audioquest 1992) —Robert passed away young (47 years old, if I'm not mistaken), but was one of those truly gifted - if not "touched" - artists.Buy it!
Mance Lipscomb “Rag In G” from Texas Blues Guitar (Arhoolie 1994) —one of the old time 'songsters'Buy it!
Dave Specter “See See Rider” from Spectified (FRET12 Productions, LLC 2010) —Dave is a phenomenal player, in the blues-jazz-whatever he wants school of ability, although he doesn't sing on his recordings.Buy it!
Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters “New Gospel Tune” from Hope Radio (Stony Plain Recording Co., Ltd 2007) —Ronnie records his cds "live" now, either in front of an audience in the studio, or in a great sounding venue with audience present. The Broadcasters are Dave Limina (keys), Jim Mouradian (Bass), Mudcat Ward (bass, piano) and Lorne Entress (drums).Buy it!
Annie Mack “Saving Grace” from Baptized in the Blues (Annie Mack Music 2013) N —new music from a young woman who IS going to make waves in the blues world. Count on it!Buy it!
Eric Bibb And Needed Time “Woke Up This Mornin'” from Spirit and the Blues (Earthbeat records 1999) —rumours have it that there's a new album from prolific Mr. Bibb due in the next couple of weeks...Jericho Road...keep an "ear" out for it.Buy it!
Hank Mowery “Tricky Game” from Account to Me (Old Pal Records 2013) N —This song is an unreleased, unrecorded tune from the pen of Gary Primich, given to Mowery by Primich's family. Hank was an accolyte/student of Gary's, and this project is an homage to Gary Primich. And, it's really good!Buy it!
Hadda Brooks “Blue Mood” from Swingin' the Boogie, Vol. 2 (Ace Records 2003) —Hadda was a fine pianist and one of the most important R&B artists of the 1940s.Buy it!
Roy Milton “What's The Use” from Roy Milton Vol. 3 Blowin' With Roy (Specialty 1994) —with the great Camille Howard on piano. This cut is from 1947.Buy it!
Marie Adams “The Light Still Shines In My Window” from The Greatest Johnny Otis Show (Ace 1998) —Maria was another in a long line of women singers employed by Johnny Otis.Buy it!
Hank Mowery “Spend A Little Time” from Account to Me (Old Pal Records 2013) N —here's another cut from Mowery's album, showing a little rougher/tougher side.Buy it!
Lew Jetton & 61 South “Getting Colder” from State Line Blues (Lew Jetton & 61 South 2000) —Lew and band work the Mid-South and the Midwest out of the Paducah, KY area.Buy it!
Debbie Davies “Picture This” (blind pig www.blindpigrecords.com 1993)Buy it!
Slim Dunlap “Busted Up” from The Old New Me (Medium Cool Records 1993) —a little Twin Cities rock 'n' rollBuy it!
RJ & The Del Guapos “SHAKE!” from Shake! EP (Teresita Records 2013) N —1950s and '60s influenced Rock 'n' Roll Rhythm & Blues with a zing! (the bands own words...not mine - ha!)Buy it!
ZZ Top “What's Up With That” from Rhythmeen (RCA 1996) —a scary sounding track from lil' ol' band from Texas. Happy Halloween!Buy it!
Johnny Jenkins “I Walk On Gilded Splinters” from Ton-Ton Macoute (Capricorn 1997) —Originally recorded in '69-'70, with Duane Allman on slide dobro, and Butch Trucks and Jaimoe on percussion.Buy it!
James Harman “Lonesome Moon Trance” (Pacific Blues 2003) —a swampy, eerie backwoods vibe going on....SPOOKY!Buy it!
Buddy & Ella Johnson “Well, Do It!” from Gotta Go Upside Your Head The Rock And Roll Years 1953-55 (Rev-Ola 2006) —Brother and sister act Woodrow and Ella Johnson...Ella is singing lead on this one.Buy it!
Ruby Johnson “I'll Run Your Hurt Away” (Fantasy 1993) —Ruby was kind of lost in the shuffle at Stax Records, maybe as her sounds was a little rootsier than many of the other singers on the label. Me, I like her just fine!Buy it!
Syl Johnson “Let Them Hang High” from The Twilight & Twinight Masters Collection (Collectables www.oldies.com 1996) —this is from Syl's own labels, prior to when he hooked up with Hi Records. I'm with Syl....let those skirts hang high...unless you're my daughter, then they better be ankle length, baby!Buy it!
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