Muddy Waters, guitar & vocals. James Cotton, harmonica. Otis Spann, piano. Pat Hare, guitar, & others.
Label: Chess. Format: CD.
UPC: 008811251529. Daedalus Item Code: 79024
Strange as it might seem now, blues had not yet gone mainstream at the beginning of the 1960s; this electrifying performance by Muddy Waters at the Newport Jazz Festival was an important step in ... (Read More)
(Includes 4 of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll/"Mannish Boy," "Got My Mojo Working," "Hoochie Coochie Man," and "Rollin' Stone") He was known as the ... (Read More)
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Pinetop Perkins, piano. Gary Clark Jr., vocals. Jake Langley, guitar. Mike Flanigin, organ. J.J. Johnson, drums, & others.
Label: Rock Beat Records. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 089353314620. Daedalus Item Code: 67370
A last link to the grand old days of the blues, pianist Pinetop Perkins (1913–2011) was a fixture in Muddy Waters's band, and astonishingly, was an associate of Robert Johnson in the 1930s. Released ... (Read More)
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Elmore James, John Lee Hooker, Little Walter, Guitar Shorty, Little Brother Montgomery, Robert Lockwood Jr., & others.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 030206169126. Daedalus Item Code: 67571
With an emphasis on Chicago blues from the mid-20th century, this 18-song anthology digs deep for some rarities. Backed by hard-driving piano, Robert Lockwood Jr. sounds superb on "Dust My Broom," ... (Read More)
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Emerging as a major singer and guitarist in an astonishingly short period of time, Robert Johnson was later rumored to have made a deal with the devil; the blues man's 1938 death at age 27 only ... (Read More)
On their first studio album in a decade, the Rolling Stones have gone back to basics, recording a dozen classic blues numbers live in the studio. Co-producer Don Was commented, "This album is ... (Read More)
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Etta Jones, Little Richard, Big Joe Turner, Lee Dorsey, the O'Jays, Brook Benton, Johnny Griffith & others.
Label: BMG. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 755174861529. Daedalus Item Code: 67246
From the Delta sound of Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup ("Rock Me Mamma") to the suave blues of T-Bone Walker ("Every Day I've Got the Blues"), and from Brook Benton's orchestral balladry ("Mother Nature, ... (Read More)
Having communed with many of the musical greats she regards as her personal mentors—including Mississippi John Hurt, Reverend Gary Davis, Son House, and Skip James—Rory Block gets that the music is ... (Read More)
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The legendary Piedmont Blues duo is heard here in 20 rare and previously unissued recordings, all remastered from the original tapes. Sonny Terry provided the harmonica wizardry and Brownie McGhee ... (Read More)
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A noteworthy acolyte of B.B. King, this L.A.–based blues rocker released a string of highly satisfying LPs and singles throughout the 1970s. Collected here are 14 of his best numbers, including ... (Read More)
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