We remember Big Mama Thornton. ‘Dog Mama’

This day (July 25, 1984), in Los Angeles, California, died Willie Mae a.k.a Big Mama Thornton, an American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Buddy Guy - Ball and Chain (1970) 2 . Hound Dog / Down Home Shakedown (1965) 3 . Ball n' Chain (1984) 4 . Early One Morning (1971) Tracklist : Hound Dog . They Call Me Big Mama . I Smell A Rat . Ball And Chain . Little Red…

Columbia publish ‘Cheap Thrills’ by Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin featuring ‘Summertime’ and ‘Piece of My Heart’ (1968)

Big Brother and the Holding Company's 'Cheap Thrills' is their second album and their last album with Janis Joplin, released on August 12, 1968 by Columbia. 1 . Summertime & I Need A Man To Love (w/ Big Brother And The Holding Company ) 2 . Piece Of My Heart 3 . Ball And Chain (Monterey) Track listing : 1.Combination of the Two (Sam Andrew) - 05:47 . 2.I Need a Man to Love (Sam Andrew,…

This month In Blues Legends 07/12

Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Earl King, Taj Mahal, Magic Slim, Eric Bibb, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Johnny Winter, Jeff Healey, John Lee Hooker , Keb' Mo', Albert King

This week In Singing Ladies 30/52

Jewel, Alanis Morissette, Amy Winehouse, Cyndi Lauper, Joanna Newsom, Ana Popovic, Natalie Merchant, Joan Jett, LP, Erykah Badu, Macy Gray, Big Mama Thornton

We remember Rufus Thomas. ‘Funky Rufus’

This day (December 15, 2001), in Memphis, Tennessee, died Rufus Thomas, an American rhythm and blues, funk and soul singer and comedian.Tracklist : Live in Italy (1993) . w/ Blues Brothers Band - Walking the dog (1988) . Documentary (1973) . Funky Chicken (1973) . Jump Back . Tracklist : Do The Funky Chicken . Walking The Dog . The Memphis Train . Bear Cat . Can Your Monkey Do The Dog . Jump…

Ten Hours Of Blues

Albert King . Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated . Aretha Franklin . Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup . B.B. King . Big Bill Broonzy . Big Mama Thornton . Blind Willie Johnson . Blind Willie McTell . Buddy Guy . Champion Jack Dupree . Chuck Berry . Dinah Washington . Eddie Cochran . Elvis Presley . Etta James . Eugene McDaniel . Howlin' Wolf . James Brown . Joe Bonamassa . John Lee Hooker . Lightnin…

Blues Menagerie

From 'Crawlin' Black Spider' to 'Bear Cat', we have mixed 20 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Animals'. It has Sam Cooke, Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, John Lee Hooker and many more.