McLemore Avenue “Sad, But True” from 926 East (self-released 2003) —it's sad, but true, Bobby Blue Bland has passed away. This goes out to Mr. Bland, his family, his friends and his fans.Buy it!
J. Geils Band “It Ain't What You Do (But How You Do It)” from Houseparty - Anthology (Rhino 1993) —a Juke Joint Jimmy tune; originally released on "The Morning After" LP, 1971Buy it!
J. Geils Band “Where Did Our Love Go” from Houseparty - Anthology (Rhino 1993) —recorded in 1976 and released only as a single. CD bonus track.Buy it!
The Blasters “So Long Baby Goodbye” from Trouble Bound (Hightone 2002)Buy it!
Billy Watson And His International Silver String Submarine Band “Sound Advice featuring James Harman” from Blowin' Crow (Lil' Snick 2007)Buy it!
Billy Watson And His International Silver String Submarine Band “The Raucous” from Blowin' Crow (Lil' Snick 2007)Buy it!
Sugarman & Co. “DOWN to IT” from Daptone Gold (Daptone 2009)Buy it!
Charles Earland “The Count Is In the House” from The Mighty Burner The Best Of His Highnote Recordings (highnote 2004) —a Rudy Van Gelder recording, 1999, originally on the Stomp! albumBuy it!
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “What Have You Done” from Daptone Gold (Daptone Records 2009)Buy it!
Johnny B. Moore “Elmore James Medley” from Born In Clarksdale, Mississippi (Wolf 2001)Buy it!
Bobby Stone “You Told Me” from House Party (Rum-Plummer Music 2000)Buy it!
Rufus Thomas “Walkin' In The Rain” from Just Because I'm Leavin'... (Segue Records 2005) —tracks on the cd were recorded in the 1990-91 time frame, when Rufus was well into his 70s. Rufus danced on out of this world in 2001.Buy it!
BOBBYBLAND “Rockin' In the Same Old Boat” from The Anthology (MCA 2001) —Bobby passed away on Sunday, June 23rd. He was 83 years old. One of the greats has left us.... Thanks to Papa Ray for phoning in an eloquent testimony to the man and his music - Bobby Blue Bland.Buy it!
BOBBYBLAND “This Time I'm Done For Good” from The Anthology (MCA 2001)Buy it!
BOBBYBLAND “Turn On Your Love Light” from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: Best of Bobby Bland (MCA 2000)Buy it!
Syl Johnson “Soul Heaven” from Complete Mythology (Numero Group 2010) —caller request of the tune from Johnnie Taylor. Not sure if Johnnie actually recorded it, but...Syl Johnson was available, and I can't imagine any version sounding better - Yes!Buy it!
Westside Andy/Mel Ford Band “Pork And Beans” from Handyman (False Dog Records 2002)Buy it!
Smokey Wilson “Not Pickin' Your Cotton” from The Real Deal (Bullseye Blues 1995)Buy it!
Rusty Zinn “Falling In Love Again” from Zinfidelity, Vol. 1 (Bad Daddy 2005)Buy it!
Delbert McClinton “Two More Bottles Of Wine” from Let The Good Times Roll (Universal Special Products 1995) —songs are from his 1975 and '76 albums Love Rustler and Genuine Cowhide on ABCBuy it!
Sue Foley “Truckin' Little Woman” from Antone's 20th Anniversary (Discovery Records 1996) —live track from Sue; the tune can also be found on her own studio CD "Without Warning".Buy it!
Rusty Zinn “Lucille” from Zinfidelity, Vol. 1 (Bad Daddy 2005)Buy it!
Memphis Slim “Little Piece of Mind” from Memphis Slim U.S.A. (Delmark 1998) —Some of Slim's UNITED RECORDINGSBuy it!
Lloyd Glenn “Old Time Shuffle” from The Chronological Lloyd Glenn 1954-1957 (Classics Records 2008)Buy it!
Mitch Woods “Blue Boogie” from Keeper of the Flame (Viceroots 1996)Buy it!
Rob Rio “I'm Your Professor” from Bankin' on the Boogie (Boss Productions 1992) —Bankin' On The Boogie is a compilation of tracks from several of Rio's albums. If you like boogie woogie piano, check him out.Buy it!
Melvin Sparks “Alone Together” from Legends of Acid Jazz (Prestige 1996) —originally released on the Spark Plug LPBuy it!
Sharon Jones “I'll Still Be There” from I Learned The Hard Way (Dap Tone 2010)Buy it!
Tutu Jones “Things Are Looking Up” from Blue Texas Soul (Bullseye Blues 1996)Buy it!
Guy Forsyth “You're Still Here” from Antone's 20th Anniversary (Discovery Records 1996) —live track from Guy; the tune can also be found on his own studio CD "Steak".Buy it!
Lewis Cowdrey “Itchy and Scratchy” from It's Lewis (Antone's 1994)Buy it!
Peter Karp “Strange Groove” from Shadows and Cracks (BLIND PIGRECORDS 2007)Buy it!
Chuck Higgins and His Mellotones “Motor Head Baby” from Straight To Watts: The Central Avenue Scene 1951-54 Vol 1 (Ace Records 2003) —Alternate cut of Combo 12, cut in 1952. The first recording date by John Watson - yeah, that Johnny Guitar WatsonBuy it!
Mark DuFresne “Lyin' Train” from Northwest Harmonica Showcase (Bluestown Records 1997)Buy it!
Dennis Gruenling “Flying Home” from History of the Blues Harmonica Concert (BackBender Records 2010)Buy it!
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