Alice Stuart “James Alley Blues” from All the Good Times (Arhoolie Records 2002) —the 1st 13 tracks of the 21 on the CD were released as an LP by Arhoolie in 1964.Buy it!
Mississippi John Hurt “Lazy Blues” from The Immortal (Vanguard Records vanguardrecords.com 1990) —a real short one, originally released in 1967.Buy it!
Keith B. Brown “All I Need” from Delta Soul (Juna Music/Raisin Music 2005) —Keith played Skip James in "The Soul of a Man", a Wim Wenders film released as part of Martin Scorsese's partially-successful year of the blues production.Buy it!
Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters “Katrina Blues” from Hope Radio (Stony Plain Recording Co., Ltd 2007)Buy it!
Mary Moore “When The Gates Swing Open” from Como Now The Voices Of Panola Co., Mississippi (Daptone 2008) —a cappella gospel recorded live at Mt. Mariah Church, July 22nd, 2006.Buy it!
Jackson Gospel Singers “Heaven Bound Train” from Old Original Spiritual Blues (Collectables 1995) —sure sounded like a train to me!Buy it!
Floyd Dixon “Precious Lord” from Old Original Spiritual Blues (Collectables 1995) —yes, this is the same Floyd Dixon who performed "Hey Bartender".Buy it!
Donnie McClurkin “You Can't Hurry God” from The Ladykillers Music From The Motion Picture (Sony 2004) —a contemporary artist reaching back and performing an older tune - and very well to my ears.Buy it!
San Pedro Slim “Talkin' About My Neighbors (feat. Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers)” from One Room Utilities Paid No Pets (Barroom Blues Music 2013) —San PEEdro Slim telling some stories 'bout some neighbors of his.Buy it!
Kevin Selfe “Second Box On The Left” from Long Walk Home (Delta Groove 2013) —this tune features Gene Taylor on the piano.Buy it!
Tee “Something You Got” from Lights On (Naked Productions 2004) —a fun tune from Belgian singer, guitarist, songwriter, bandleader and producer Marc Thijs (Marc is Tee.)Buy it!
Fontella Bass with Oliver Sain Orchestra “I Don't Hurt Anymore” from St. Louis Blues Revue - The Classic Bobbin Sessions (Ace Records 1996) L —a Bobbin Records release back in 1962.Buy it!
The Wallace Brothers “Line Between Love and Hate” from Lover's Prayer Their Complete Sims Recordings (Excello 1996) —Originally released as Sims 316 back in 1967.Buy it!
The Bo-Keys “I'm Still In Need featuring Percy Wiggins” from Writing On The Wall - Single (ELECTRAPHONIC Recording 2012) —Scott Bomar's label has releases several fine singles from The Bo-Keys over the last few years.Buy it!
The Claudettes “Stumblin' Home Satisfied” from Infernal Piano Plot...HATCHED! (Yellow Dog Records/OM God Music 2013) —The Claudettes are a piano/drum duo, and are slated to play 2 gigs in St. Louis on Sat - Blues City Deli in the afternoon and at BBs Jazz Blues & Soups in the early evening. Listen with big ears and have a ball!Buy it!
Benjie Porecki “Chicken Neck Wilson” from Servin' It Up (Severn Records Inc. 1998) —a fine keyboard player, and a longtime member of Severn Records' house band.Buy it!
The Claudettes “Hammer and Tickle” from Infernal Piano Plot...HATCHED! (Yellow Dog Records/OM God Music 2013)Buy it!
Alvin Youngblood Hart “Treat Her Like A Lady” from Start With The Soul (Rykodisc 2000) —definitely not the old-timey acoustic side of Alvin Hart. While I do enjoy that, I also enjoy Alvin's electric blues/rock/soul side very much!Buy it!
Hot Water “December 17Th” from Hot Water Music (Rhino/Elektra 1996) —Hot Water was...they boys now perform as The Apple Bros. This CD has been re-released as by The Apple Bros, under the title "Nashville".Buy it!
Hard Working Americans “Welfare Music” from Hard Working Americans (Melvin / Thirty Tigers 2014) N —Todd Snider's and Dave Schools' rockin' little supergroup of sorts, taking on a Bottle Rockets tune.Buy it!
Bottle Rockets “Kit Kat Clock” from 24 Hours A Day (Atlantic 1997) —produced by Eric AmbelBuy it!
Magic Sam “You Belong To Me” from Live At The Avant Garde (Delmark Records 2013) N —a live date from June 22, 1968 in Milwaukee, WI.Buy it!
J.B. Hutto and His Hawks with Sunnyland Slim “Notoriety Woman” from Hawk Squat (Delmark 1994) —J.B. testifyin' on these recordings made in 1966 and 1968.Buy it!
Lefty Dizz “Cloudy Weather” from Ain't It Nice to Be Loved (JSP Records 1989) —described by Phil Guy as "the wrangly end of the blues". That pretty much sums up the music of Lefty Dizz!Buy it!
St. Paul & The Broken Bones “Grass Is Greener” from Half the City (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2014) N —thanks to KDHX music director Nick Acquisto for turning me on to this new release. He said he thought I'd dig it, and he was right!Buy it!
Lady “Waiting On You” from Lady (Truth & Soul 2013) —Lee Fields backing singers on their own project.Buy it!
Jimmy Forrest “Flight 3-D” from Night Train SINGLE (Delmark 1990) —a St. Louis native who eventually went on to NYC.Buy it!
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