A right-on and rootsy set from Memphis Slim – a record that's steeped in older blues modes, but also has a hipper 60s edge as well! The album almost reminds us of some on Prestige from the time that mixed blues and soul jazz – no surprise, as Slim's group for the date features guitar ... read moreCD
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Worried ... CD Fat Possum, 1999. Used ...
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Muddy Waters in Paris – quite far from the Windy City he called home for all of his key years, but still sounding great, in a very classic Chicago blues mode! The performance features some nice extended numbers that seem to go even farther than some of Waters' 60s live work (and definitely ... read moreCD
Robert Wilkins may not have been one of the biggest blues singers on the Memphis scene at the end of the 20s, but he was certainly one of the best – and a vocalist with a really amazing approach that predates countless other singers to come! Wilkins has this sense of vibrato that really ... read moreCD