Tuesday, September 30, 2008

New Release by Taj Mahal: Maestro

There is no doubt that two-time Grammy Award winning bluesman Taj Mahal is a Maestro. His new release, his first in five years has something for everybody. He is accompained by a range of musicians such as Ben Harper, Ziggy Marley, Los Lobos, and the Phantom Blues Band, among others.

He is also celebrating his 40th year as a professional musician and on this album he delivers traditional Delta blues, Southern soul, reggae and island rhythms, and African folk music.

Taj Mahal says of his new release;

"The one thing I've always demanded of the records I've made is that they be danceable," he says. "This record is danceable, it's listenable, it has lots of different rhythms, it's accessible, it's all right in front of you. It's a lot of fun, and it represents where I am at this particular moment in my life."


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Monday, September 29, 2008

New Release by Rory Block: Blues Walkin' Like A Man

When ever I hear a story about someone meeting one of my blues heros I become envious. And the story of how in 1965 at 15 years-old Rory Block met Son House and it changed her life. Leading her to become an internationaly recognized five time Blues Music Award winning guitar player, who has released more than two-dozen or so blues albums. There is a lot here to envy.

Her newest release Blues Walkin' Like A Man is a tribute to Son House. The album features Block's inspired renditions of 13 House classics, including "Death Letter," "Preachin' Blues," and "Grinnin' In Your Face." Block's friend, former Lovin' Spoonful frontman John Sebastian, adds harmonica to three cuts on Blues Walkin' Like A Man.

Rory Block plays "Crossroad Blues"

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

I Feel Like Going To Church: Blind Roosevelt Graves

Roosevelt Graves (December 9, 1909, Meridian, Mississippi – December 30, 1962, Summerland, Mississippi) was an American blues guitarist and singer who recorded both sacred and secular music in the 1920s and 1930s.

On all his recordings, he played with his brother Uaroy Graves, who was also nearly blind and played the tambourine. They were credited as "Blind Roosevelt Graves and Brother". Their first recordings were made in 1929 for Paramount Records. Theirs is the earliest version recorded of the famous tune "Guitar Boogie", and they exemplified the very best in gospel singing with the classic "I'll Be Rested".

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Friday, September 26, 2008

Friday Blues Funny - How To Sing The Blues

This is an old joke, I have posted it before. Because it is a good one too, I'll post it again. I hope it makes you laugh.

How To Sing the Blues

1. Most Blues begin "woke up this morning."

2. "I got a good woman" is a bad way to begin the Blues, unless you stick something nasty in right away: I got a good woman-with the meanest face in town.

3. Blues are simple. After you have the first line right, repeat it. Then find something that rhymes. Sort of.

I got a good woman-with the meanest face in town.
I got a good woman-with the meanest face in town.
She got teeth like Condoleeza Rice and she weighs 500 pounds.

4. The Blues are not about limitless choice. You stuck in a ditch, you stuck in a ditch; ain't no way out.

5. Blues cars are Chevies, Cadillacs and broken-down trucks. Other acceptable Blues transportation modes include Greyhound buses and southbound trains. Walkin' plays a major part in the Blues lifestyle. So does fixin' to die. Blues don't travel in Volvos, BMWs, or SUVs. Jet aircraft and state-sponsored motor pools ain't even in the running.

6. Adults sing the Blues. Teenagers can't sing the Blues. They ain't fixin' to die yet. In the Blues, "adulthood" means old enough to get the electric chair when you shoot that man in Memphis.

7. You can have the Blues in New York City, but not in Brooklyn or Queens. Hard times in Vermont, Tucson, or North Dakota are just depression. The best places to have the Blues are still Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City and New Orleans. You cannot have the blues in any place that don't get rain.

8. A man with male pattern baldness ain't the blues. A woman with male pattern baldness is. Breaking your leg while skiing is not the blues. Breaking your leg when your broken-down pickup truck rolled over on it is.

9. The following colors do not belong in the Blues: violet, beige, mauve (unless you're truly desperate for a rhyme).

9. You can't have the Blues in an office or a shopping mall. The lighting is just plain wrong. Go outside to the parking lot or sit by the dumpster.

10. Good places to have the Blues: the highway, a jailhouse, an empty bed, the bottom of a whiskey glass. Bad places to have the Blues: ashrams, gallery openings, weekends in the Hamptons, golf courses, Tiffany's, and Ivy
League institutions.

11. No one will believe it's the Blues if you wear a suit, unless you happen to be an old black man-and it's an old black suit.

12. Do you have the right to sing the Blues?

Answer "Yes" if:

a. your first name is a southern state-like Georgia
b. you're blind
c. you shot a man in Memphis.
d. you can't be satisfied.
e. you're older than dirt

Answer "No" if:

a. you once were blind but now can see.
b. you're deaf
c. the man in Memphis lived.
d. you have a trust fund or an IRA.
e. you have all your teeth
f. you were once blind but now can see

13. Blues is not about color, it's about bad luck. Tiger Woods cannot sing the blues; Gary Coleman could. Ugly old white people got a leg up on the blues. Julio Iglesias and Barbra Streisand will never sing the Blues.

14. If you ask for water and baby gives you gasoline, it's the Blues. Other acceptable Blues beverages are: wine, whiskey, muddy water, beer, black coffee.

Blues beverages are NOT: mixed drinks, kosher wine, sparkling water, Snapple, Starbucks Frappuccino, or Slim Fast. Although Rubber Biscuits and the Wish Sandwich are famous blues snacks, better stick to common blues grub
like Greasy Bar-b-que, Fatback and beans, and Government cheeze.

Blues food is never: Club sandwich, Sushi, or Crème brule.

15. If it occurs in a cheap motel or a shotgun shack, it's a Blues death. Stabbed in the back by a jealous lover is a Blues death. So is substance abuse, the electric chair, or being denied treatment in an emergency room. It is not a Blues death to die during liposuction or from tennis elbow.

16. Excellent names for female Blues singers: Sadie, Big Momma, Bessie, or Fat River Dumpling. Excellent names for male Blues singers: Willie, Joe, Little Willie, Lightning, or Big Willie.

Singers with names like Muffy, Sierra, Auburn, Alexis, Gwenyth, Sequoiz, Brittany or Rainbow are not permitted to sing the Blues, no matter how many men they shoot in Memphis.

17. The Build Your Own Blues Singer Name Starter Kit:

a. Name of physical infirmity (Blind, Cripple, Lame, Asthmatic)
b. First name (from above lists) or name of fruit (Lemon, Lime, Kiwi)
c. Last name of a U. S. president (Jefferson, Johnson, Fillmore, etc.)

Examples: Blind Lime Jefferson, Cripple Kiwi Fillmore, etc. (Okay, maybe not "Kiwi".)

18. I don't care how tragic your life; if you own a computer, you cannot sing the Blues. You'd best destroy it. Fire, a spilled bottle of Mad Dog, or shotgun. Maybe your big ass woman just done sit on it. I don't care

19. Hey there, you can READ! This too be a big ol' problem. Most folks singin' the Blues ain't never had much a chance for education. In the Blues. the three R's stand for Railroads, Runnin' and Rehab.

20. It gots to be dark to sing the blues, preferably after midnight. Singin' da blues at noon is forbidden.

21. If none of the above works, try one last, pathetic stab at authenticity: name your guitar. Remember, Lucille is taken.

22. Epitaph on a blues musician's tombstone: "I didn't wake up this morning"

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

It's the Birthday of Jay Mayo "Ink" Williams

- Jay Mayo "Ink" Williams (September 25, 1894 - January 2, 1980) was a pioneering African-American producer of recorded blues music. Ink Williams earned his nickname by his ability to get the signatures of talented African-American musicians on recording contracts.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

A Little Something For Seven Days

File this one under "give the people what they want."

Frequent reader and commenter Seven Days, left the following comment recently, "Would love to see you do a piece on Junior Kimbrough someday too."

Junior Kimbrough - Lord, Have Mercy On Me



DVDs @ Amazon.com featuring Junior Kimbrough


Robert Palmer, who also wrote the seminal book Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta, returned several years earlier to the delta to capture blues artists for his scrappy Fat Possum label. In this DVD he introduces us to the now-amplified but still elemental blues of R.L. Burnside, the late Junior Kimbrough, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, and other keepers of the faith.


This DVD has "an interesting encounter with Junior Kimbrough described by Bono from U2 and much more. This is not for the faint of heart."



Junior Kimbrough @ SqueezeMyLemon
Junior Kimbrough, R.L. Burnside, and Buddy Guy mp3s@ Rollo & Grady mp3 blog.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

It's the Birthday of Albert Ammons

Albert Ammons was born on September 23 in 1907, and he passed away on December 2, 1949. He was the king of boogie-woogie which swept the United States from the late 1930s into the mid 1940s, and is still popular today.

Albert Ammons playing "Shout for Joy"

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Monday, September 22, 2008

Delta Blues Music

Mississippi Delta

When I think of blues music, the Delta Blues is what usually comes to mind. According to Wikipedia;
The Delta blues is one of the earliest styles of blues music. It originated in the Mississippi Delta, a region of the United States that stretches from Memphis, Tennessee in the north to Vicksburg, Mississippi in the south, the Mississippi River on the west to the Yazoo River on the east. The Mississippi Delta area is famous both for its fertile soil and its extreme poverty. Guitar and harmonica are the dominant instruments used. The vocal styles range from introspective and soulful to passionate and fiery.
List of Delta Blues Musicians @ SqueezeMyLemon

R.L. Burnside
James Cotton
John Lee Hooker
Son House
Mississippi John Hurt
Mississippi Fred McDowell
Skip James
Robert Johnson
Blind Willie Johnson
Blind Willie McTell
Charley Patton
Pinetop Perkins
Hound Dog Taylor
Muddy Waters
Bukka White
Big Joe Williams
Howlin' Wolf


List of References

Traveling the Blues Highway by Charles E. Cobb Jr. @ National Geographic Online.

Trail of the Hellhound - Delta Blues in the lower Mississippi Valley

Marybeth Hamilton's In Search of the Blues

Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale Mississippi.

Mississippi Delta Blues Society

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Thomas Dorsey AKA Georgia Tom

As I continue to highlight Gospel blues musicians I want to give a better profile of Thomas Dorsey. Who at the end of his life was better known as "the father of gospel music", after earlier being a leading blues pianist, called Georgia Tom.

Thomas Andrew Dorsey was born on July 1, in 1899, in Villa Rica, Georgia, and he passed away on January 23, 1993, in Chicago. According to wikipedia;

As formulated by Dorsey, gospel music combines Christian praise with the rhythms of jazz and the blues. His conception also deviates from what had been, to that time, standard hymnal practice by referring explicitly to the self, and the self's relation to faith and God, rather than the individual subsumed into the group via belief.

Dorsey was the music director at Pilgrim Baptist Church in Chicago from 1932 until the late 1970s. His best known composition, "Take My Hand, Precious Lord", was performed by Mahalia Jackson and was a favorite of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr, and "Peace in the Valley", which was a hit for Red Foley in 1951 and has been performed by dozens of other artists, including Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash.

In 2002, the Library of Congress honored his album Precious Lord: New Recordings of the Great Songs of Thomas A. Dorsey (1973), by adding it to the United States National Recording Registry.


Yes Jesus Loves Me

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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Elvin Bishop's New Release: The Blues Rolls On

Elvin Bishop is a bluesman who has flown under my radar, even though I have listened to and loved his music for a long time. Who could forget his 1976 hit "Fooled Around and Fell In Love", which peaked at #3 on the charts.

In his carrer he has recorded with other blues artists such as Clifton Chenier and John Lee Hooker. He also played with the Paul Butterfield blues Band in the 1960s.In late 1975, he played guitar for a couple of tracks on Bo Diddley's The 20th Anniversary of Rock 'n' Roll all-star album.

He also had a series of blues-rock albums for Alligator during the 1980's and he toured with B. B. King in 1995. He has also had a critically-acclaimed Blind Pig releases during the last few years.

For this new recording of The Blues Rolls On, Bishop has help from some top blues talent. It includes legends like B.B. King and James Cotton and rockers like Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes. Contempory bluesmen like Tommy Castro and John Nemeth are onboard aswell.

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Friday, September 19, 2008

Friday Blues Funny - Funny Howlin' Wolf Photo

Every time I see the below photo, I laugh. Howlin' Wolf could be so intense at times, here he is comic. The other two guys in the photo are being straight men.

Funny Howlin Wolf Photo


Howlin' Wolf @ Amazon.com

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

New Music Release: Jon Cleary and The Absolute Monster Gentlemen: Mo Hippa

Jon Cleary "When You Get Back" Video


Jon Cleary, another blues man who has a birthday of August 11, 1962, is a funk and R&B musician based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is originally from Cranbrook in Kent, England. I really like his piano playing, his singing and the songs that he writes.

He has performed with many blues heavy weights including Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, B.B. King, Ryan Adams, and Eric Burdon. His compositions have also been recorded by notable musicians including Taj Mahal and Bonnie Raitt.

His current band is Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen and they have a new live release this month also. Mo Hippa captures the band at its best. On this album you'll get some funky New Orleans-styled barrelhouse blues, which was recorded at The Vanguard club in Sydney, Australia.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Jimmy Reed - Big Boss Man Video

I can't believe that I have never posted any music by Jimmy Reed before now, even though he is on my list of Top 10 harmonica players. He is another bluesman of historic importance in that he had more hit records then many other more popular bluesmen of his time.

He also had a profound effect on many other musicians, The Rolling Stone, Elvis, The Grateful Dead and many other musicians have played his songs and been inspired by his music.

Jimmy Reed - Big Bossman Video


Check out this very delightful video of Jimmy Reed playing on a Houston TV station. The video is very poor quality, but it is the only video of Jimmy Reed that I have been able to find.

Jimmy Reed @ Amazon.com

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

It's the Birthday of B.B. King

B.B. King
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Today is the birthday of B.B. King. He was born Riley B. King on September 16 in 1925. That makes him 83 years old. He is one of the senior bluesmen alive today.

I could go on and on about him, becuase I truly do love him, his music and have seen him live many times. So I'm going to keep this one short, by saying "Happy Birthda Mr. King."

B.B. King @ SqueezeMyLemon

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Ike Disturbes Clarence Gatemouth Brown's Rest

A SqueezeMyLemon reader Johncn left the following comment;

It appears that a DIFFERENT bluesman by the name of Brown - Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - had Hurricane Ike wash his grave and casket away over the weekend. Exactly three years after his death following Hurricane Katrina. Bizarre.
He also provided a link to the AP article that documents the incident; Even dead seemed to try to flee Ike's wrath. The article begins with;
ORANGE, Texas (AP) -- Hurricane Katrina chased bluesman Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown from his adopted home in New Orleans to his hometown here on the Texas Gulf Coast, where he died in exile. Now, another hurricane has disturbed his rest.
And while this is bizarre, it is a common occurrence down in Louisiana. There are many stories of graves being washed up and people's bodies being washed back to their home town.

A couple of friends, who are originally from Houston, and I were just talking about this on the weekend. My friends' brother and father got a lot of damage to their property from Ike.

May God bless Gatmouth's soul and allow him a final resting place. And may God help all those who suffer during these big storms.

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Geeshie Wiley

Geeshie Wiley (sometimes rendered as Geechie Wiley) was a little known and obscure blues singer and guitar player. She recorded three disc records in the early 1930s. I really like her sound, it sounds advanced for the time. Makes you wish she had recorded more music.

“If Geeshie Wiley did not exist, she could not be invented: her scope and creativity dwarfs most blues artists. She seems to represent the moment when black secular music was coalescing into blues.”
Don Kent's liner notes to "Mississippi Masters: Early American Blues Classics 1927-35" (Yazoo CD 2007, 1994)
Last Kind Words - Geechie Wiley - from "Crumb"


geeshie wiley , pick poor robin clean

Notes from YouTube; Cartoonist Robert Crumb musing on the Blues as he plays an old 78 LP of Geechie Wiley's haunting performance of Last Kind Words.

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

I Feel Like Going To Church: Arizona Juanita Dranes

Arizona Dranes, believed to be born in 1891, and she is believed to have passed away in 1963. She was one of the first gospel artists to sing and play the piano at the same time. She recorded for Okeh and performed in the 1920s. She accompanied herself in the barrelhouse and ragtime styles popular at the time.

She was one of the influences on Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Clara Ward.

Arizona Juanita Dranes - I Shall Wear a Crown


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Saturday, September 13, 2008

It's the Birthday of Charles Brown

Charles Brown (September 13, 1922 – January 21, 1999), born in Texas City, Texas was an American blues singer and pianist whose soft-toned, slow-paced blues-club style influenced the development of blues performance during the 1940s and 1950s. He had several hit recordings, including "Drifting Blues" and "Merry Christmas Baby".

Charles Brown: Driftin Blues


Charles Brown: All My Life

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Friday, September 12, 2008

Friday Blues Funny - Devil Got My Woman

These two video clips are from the critically acclaimed movie Ghost World. One of the subplots of the movie revolves around the relationship of Seymore (played by Steve Buscemi), and a young lady named Chloe.

The first scene is one where Chloe is teasing Semore about dropping his Skip James record. For some odd reason this is funny to me. The second scene is of her listening to the record. I thought it was cool and amusing how they wove this song into this movie.

I wish more Hollywood types would go back and take a look at some of the blues music of the past and use it in todays movies.



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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Guy Davis - Things About Coming My Way Video

Guy Davis was born on 12th of May in 1952. He is an award winning blues guitarist, actor, and musician. I was surprised to learn that he is the son of actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. Talent runs in his family.

He says, "his blues music is inspired by the southern speech of his grandmother." He was raised in the New York City area, but he grew up hearing accounts of life in the rural south from his parents and especially his grandparents.

He is supposed to have taught himself the guitar because he did not have the "patience to take formal lessons." He learned by listening to and watching other musicians. All I can say is that he learned well!

Check out the below video and sample mp3s.

Guy Davis - Things About Coming My Way




Guy Davis MySpace

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Memphis Slim Video

John "Memphis Slim" Chatman was born on September 3, 1915 in Memphis, Tennessee. He died February 24 in 1988 in Paris, France. He was a blues pianist, singer, and composer.

Memphis Slim Video


A commenter at YouTube states that this video may be one of the last TV appearances of Memphis Slim. The narrator says that he's 72 years old and this video is from late 1987 or early 1988.

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Amazon's New Video Service

Amazon.com is offering a new video on demand movie & TV streaming service. I thought I'd see if they had Black Snake Moan, and was pleasantly surprised. Now I got to check and see if they have any other cool blues music related content.

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New Release by Magic Slim and the Teardrops: Mignight Blues

Magic Slim & the Teardrops - Going to Mississippi


Magic Slim and the Teardrops also have a new album coming out this month and if the line up is any indication it should be a good one. James Cotton, Elvin Bishop, Lonnie Brooks, Otis Clay, Lil' Ed Williams, and the Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings horn section all in the mix on this one.

Magic Slim does not seem to be slowing down as he gets older, he just keeps keeping the blues alive.

Check out the CD below and also give the mp3 samples a listen.



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Monday, September 08, 2008

Albert Cummings New Release: Feels So Good

Most of the videos of blues guitarist Albert Cummings on YouTube have something wrong with them, either the sound is not good or they are too dark. The one that I picked to post is audio only, but I think it shows his talent.

After listening to his music, I can not understand why he is not better known. He is an excellent guitarist and his singing is very good too. He has great rhythm and his timing is some of the best, he really captures that blues feeling that we all know and love so well. He kind of reminds me of SRV. But for the life of me I can not understand why this musician is not a household name.

Albert Cummings - Lonely Bed (AUDIO ONLY)


He is releasing a live music set titled Feels So Good this month. It was recorded in front of an enthusiastic audience. The album is a mix of original songs and covers of Led Zeppelin, Little Feat and Muddy Waters.

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Sunday, September 07, 2008

Democrat Man by John Lee Hooker

File this one under "The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same." I love that line about how the men vote them in and the women vote them out. Lot of themes in this song that resonate with today's politics.

Democrat Man by John Lee Hooker

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I Feel Like Going to Church: Strange things happening every day

Strange things happening every day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe


Sister Rosetta Tharpe @ SqueezeMyLemon

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Saturday, September 06, 2008

Seasick Steve - Save me - 1 string diddley bo'

Seasick Steve has got me wanting to get me one of those one string diddley bo's. It might help my guitar playing. LOL, probably not.

Seasick Steve - Save me - 1 string diddley bo'

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Friday, September 05, 2008

Even if She is Only Seventeen...Blues Quote

Lot of people talking about young girls being pregnant as of late. I think that poet, philosopher and master bluesman, Muddy Waters said it best;

"Young girls make strong babies."

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Friday Blues Funny - B.B. King and Redd Foxx

B.B.King/ReddFoxx

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Thursday, September 04, 2008

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Freddie King Reissue: My Feeling For The Blues

Today is the birthday of one of my favorite bluesmen (I say that about everyone of them), but the thing that makes me like Freddie King so much is that he did not get the kind of recogniction that I feel he deserved. So I guess that I try to compensate for that by enjoying his music all the more today.

Wikipedia says;

King was born Frederick Christian in Gilmer, Texas on September 3, 1934. His mother was Ella May King, his father J.T. Christian. His mother and uncle, who both played the guitar, began teaching Freddie to play at the age of six.

He moved with his family from Texas to the South Side of Chicago in 1950. There, at age 16 he used to sneak in to local clubs, where he heard blues music performed by the likes of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, T-Bone Walker, Elmore James, and Sonny Boy Williamson. Howlin' Wolf took him under his wing, and Freddie also began jamming with Muddy Waters' sidemen, who included Eddie Taylor, Jimmy Rogers, Robert Lockwood, Jr. and Little Walter.

By 1952 he had married a Texas girl, Jessie Burnett. He gigged at night and worked days in a steel mill. He got occasional work as a sideman on recording sessions. Two bands that he played with during this period were the Sonny Cooper Band, and Early Payton's Blues Cats. He formed the first band of his own, the Every Hour Blues Boys, with guitarist Jimmy Lee Robinson and drummer Sonny Scott.

In 1953 he made some recordings for Parrot. In 1956 he recorded "Country Boy", a duet with, Margaret Whitfield, and "That's What You Think", an uptempo shuffle. This was for a local label, El-Bee. Robert Lockwood, Jr. appeared as a sideman on guitar.
I am assuming that because Mr. King was born in this month Friday Music thought it was a good idea to reissue his overlooked 1969 album My Feeling For The Blues. It is the first album that he made for Atlantic's rock-oriented Cotillion label. And it showcased his vocals and his six-string guitar playing. The album is a collection of original songs and classic covers of songs by Elmore James, B.B. King, and Ray Charles. Long out-of-print the album includes performances by soul sax great King Curtis, harp player Hugh McCracken, and guitarist Cornell Dupree, with song arrangements by Donnie Hathaway.



Freddie King @ SqueezeMyLemon

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Delaney Bramlett Trailer Video

I always liked the Work that Delaney Bramlett did with Eric Clapton. I found the below video interesting and think that you will too.

Delaney Bramlett Trailer




Delaney Bramlett @ Wikipedia

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Monday, September 01, 2008

John Lee Hooker - Tupelo (1995)

In light of the storm that is going on down in the gulf right now, and with the last video being called Tupelo I thought that a little John Lee Hooker was in order.

I sure do hope everybody stays safe down there. You can always rebuild your house, people in Louisiana, Mississippi and other parts of the gulf have been doing that for hundreds of years, and writing and singing blues songs about it too.

John Lee Hooker - Tupelo (1995)


Blogging Hurricane Katrina

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New Release by The Scissormen: Luck In A Hurry

Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while know that I love that good old traditional blues sound. But I like to experiment and listen to musicians that I think are pushing the blues envelope and truly keeping the music alive. The Sissormen are just such a group.

They are coming with some of that crazy slide-guitar from Ted Drozdowski and drummer Rob Hulsman. These guys have to be heard to be believed. Check out the YouTube video below and listen to the mp3 samples. As one of the comments at YouTube stated, "They bring something different to the table."

Tupelo




Official SCissormen website - Some mp3s and other multimedia files, touring dates and other interesting info.

Scissormen on MySpace

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