We remember T Bone Walker who died today in 1975. ‘T-Bone Walked’

B.B. King @allmusic : Modern electric blues guitar can be traced directly back to this Texas-born pioneer, who began amplifying his sumptuous lead lines for public consumption circa 1940 and thus initiated a revolution so total that its tremors are still being felt today. @last.fm : His distinctive sound developed...

T-Bone Walker sits in with Jazz At The Philharmonic (1966)

touring all-star show “Jazz at the Philharmonic” stops at the Poplar Town Hall in London (UK). This year, the show presents T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, àZoot Sims, àJimmy Moody, àBenny Carter and àBob Cranshaw. Some fine musicians yo don’t want to miss!...

T – Bone Walker joins BB King in Monterey (1967)

September 16, 1967 – B.B. King shares the stage with Melvin Moore (tp), Illinois Jacquet (ts), Duke Jethro (org), Lloyd Glenn (p), Sonny Freeman (d) and, on a couple of songs, special guest T-Bone Walker at Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, California BY THE SAME...

Lou Rawls records his debut album : ‘Stormy Monday’ a.k.a.…

Lou Rawls’ ‘Stormy Monday’ is his debut album also known as ‘I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water’ recorded on February 5–12, 1962, with the Les McCann trio and released the same year by Capitol. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.(They Call It) Stormy Monday (T-Bone Walker) – 03:45 . 2.God Bless...

Blue, Stormy, It’s Monday After All

utilized during his enduring career. This maybe due to the fact that he didn’t limit his musical efforts to reggae music only,…. Little Milton : After recording a series of sides at Sun without great fanfare, Milton moved to East St. Louis Bobbin Records, where his recording career flourished. He...

New-Year (Sentimental) Resolutions

IMAGE : Your New Year’s Resolution Photo by Nattu INFORMATIONS Astrud Gilberto: The fact that Astrud seldom grants interviews made it possible for many untruthful versions on how her guest appearance in the Getz & Gilberto album came about to be printed here and there, such as that she was...

UnBlues

the richest cotton land in the South and the large amounts of field workers attracted the best musicians from the surrounding areas. The entire Delta region was rich with blues, but the town of Drew was a particularly fertile one. Brownie McGhee i Eulogy : They were my heroes, the...

We Remember Chuck Brown. ‘Go! Go! Mr. Brown’

“Go-Go Swing” Duke Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing If Ain’t Got That Swing”, “Moody’s Mood for Love”, Johnny Mercer’s “Midnight Sun”, Louis Jordan’s “Run Joe”, and T-Bone Walker’s “Stormy Monday”. @Discogs : CREDITS Photo : dcsoulrecordings Video : Wind Me Up! (2001) . Tim Brant’s College Football Preview 2010...

Stax Records release Albert King’s ‘In Session’ recorded for…

Albert King’s ‘In Session’ is an album recorded live for Canadian television with Stevie Ray Vaughan and released on August 17, 1999 by Stax Records. WATCH LISTEN Track listing : 1.Call It Stormy Monday (Aaron “T-BoneWalker) – 08:59 . 2.Old Times – 1:15 . 3.Pride and Joy (Stevie Ray...

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

The Manhattan Transfer. They all take part in the 28th Annual Grammy Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles >> 25 MINUTES on RVM >> [1984] Dizzy Gillespie performs with the Peter Herbolzheimer Big Band at the Berlin Jazz Festival in West Berlin >> 23 MINUTES on RVM >> [1969]...

In The Court Of BB King

Of BB King.” WATCH READ Track listing : 1.Duet w/ Barack Obama – 00:54 . 2.The Thrill Is Gone w/ Tracy Chapman – 03:48 . 3.Rock Me Baby w/ Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks – 09:11 . 4.The Thrill is Gone w/ Gary Moore – 08:38 . 5.At Donostia Festival...

Boys Get The Blues, Girls Too

: Jimmy Witherspoon a.k.a. ‘Spoon played the gangster dominated nightlife realm of Newport, KY in a band with another blues immortal, pianist Charles Brown. ‘Spoon appeared with an all-star group of jazz musicians at the 1959 Monterey Jazz Festival that included Ben Webster, Roy Eldridge, Coleman Hawkinds, Woody Herman and...

The Allman Brothers Band record their first live album ‘At Fillmore…

The Allman Brothers Band’s ‘At Fillmore East’ is their first live album recorded on March 12–13, 1971 at Fillmore East in New York City and released in July 1971 by Capricorn Records. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.Statesboro Blues (Blind Willie Mctell) – 04:17 . 2.Done Somebody Wrong (Clarence Lewis,...

Your Favourite Dizzy

to his orchestra in 1947, and utilizing complex poly-rhythms early on. Dizzy Gillespie @ last.fm : In addition to his instrumental skills, Dizzy’s beret and horn-rimmed spectacles, his scat singing, his bent horn and pouched cheeks, and his light-hearted personality endeared many to what was regarded as threatening and frightening...