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)
In 1941, Alan Lomax toured the Deep South, recording blues and country musicians in hopes of preserving their music; chief among his discoveries was McKinley Morganfield, better known as Muddy ... (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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Muddy Waters, guitar & vocals. James Cotton, harmonica. Otis Spann, piano. Willie Dixon, bass. Francis Clay, drums, & others.
Label: Masters of Music. Format: 3 CDs.
UPC: 8436563180408. Daedalus Item Code: 79100
Documenting an important moment in the history of the blues, Muddy Waters at Newport 1960 features the veteran blues man making some new converts with his renditions of "I've Got My Mojo ... (Read More)
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In keeping with the musical tenor of the early 1960s, Muddy Waters's fourth album is the only all-acoustic recording he ever made. Harking back to his early days in the Delta, Waters—accompanied by ... (Read More)
Otis Redding, vocals. James Young, guitar. Robert Pittman, saxophone. John Farris, trumpet. Elbert Woodson, drums, & others.
Label: Volt Records. Format: 6 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 888072396463. Daedalus Item Code: 69652
In 1966, Otis Redding played seven sets in three days at Los Angeles's Whisky a Go Go, finally achieving a measure of crossover success; only a fraction of these performances have ever been released, ... (Read More)
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Hailing from the Pointer Sisters' 1970s recordings on the Blue Thumb record label, these 14 selections showcase the remarkable talents and breadth of the ladies from Oakland. The sisters go ... (Read More)
(Grammy Nominee for Best R&B Album) Rhythm and blues is anything but a museum piece, as the well-deserved popularity of the late Sharon Jones and her 11-piece band of grooving gents proves. ... (Read More)
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Sheryl Crow, vocals. Chris Bruce, guitar. Jeff Babko, organ. Tommy Sims, bass. Printz Board, trumpet, & others.
Label: A&M Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 602527433943. Daedalus Item Code: 79194
Venturing far afield from her country-rock milieu, Sheryl Crow shows her affinity for soul and R&B on this 2010 disc. The nine-time Grammy winner's ballads "Stop" and "Roses and Moonlight" ... (Read More)
Smokey Robinson, vocals. Marv Tarplin, guitar. Michael Jacobsen, cello. Russ Turner, keyboard, & others.
Label: Motown. Format: CD.
UPC: 737463519724. Daedalus Item Code: 79212
On his third solo album, Smokey Robinson spreads his wings creatively, incorporating flute, cello, horns, and congas into his signature soul sound. This 1975 album is particularly distinguished by ... (Read More)
A polished band from the very beginning, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes are heard here on digitally remastered editions of their first three studio albums, I Don't Want to Go Home, ... (Read More)
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