This month In Blues Legends 03/12

Skip James, Chuck Berry, T Bone Walker, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim, Helen Humes, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Pinetop Perkins , Otis Taylor, Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite, Gary Moore, Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall Ii, Jeff Healey, Ana Popovic, Robert Cray

Epic publish Stevie Ray Vaughan’s debut album : ‘Texas Flood’ (1983)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's ‘Texas Flood' is his debut album recorded with Double Trouble and released on June 13, 1983 by Epic.1 . Love struck baby / Rude mood (3/25/87) 2 . Love Struck Baby 3 . Testify (Japan) 4 . Rude Mood (87 daytona beach= 5 . Dirty Pool 6 . Dirty Pool (Montreux 1982) Track Listing : 1.Love Struck Baby (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 02:24 . 2.Pride And Joy (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 03:40 .…

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleTracklist : 1 . w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) 2 . w/ Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty - My sweet lord (2002) 3 . Nothing From Nothing (1987) 4 . w/ Patti LaBelle, Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful…

Kurt Rosenwinkel sits in with Eric Clapton in Berlin (2019)

June 4, 2019 - Eric Clapton plays with Nathan East (b), Sonny Emory (d), Doyle Bramhall (g), Chris Stainton (kb), Paul Carrack (org, kb), Katie Kissoon & Sharon White (bck voc) plus guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel on two songs at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany

Meshell Ndegeocello releases her eleventh album ‘Comet, Come to Me’ (2014)

Meshell Ndegeocello's 'Comet, Come to Me' is her eleventh studio album released on June 2, 2014 by Naïve1 . Friends 2 . Tom (Official Video) 3 . Comet, Come to Me : A Journey into Meshell's Work (Mini-documentary) 4 . Continuous Performance 5 . Shopping For Jazz (Official Video) 6 . Conviction (Live on KCRW) 7 . Folie A Deux (Live on KCRW) 8 . Folie A Deux (Official Video) 9 . Choices (Official…

We Remember Gregg Allman

May 27, 2017 - Mr.Gregory Lenoir Allman simply known as Gregg Allman, American singer-songwriter and musician, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band. passed away aged 52. He is remembered.Allman Brothers Band' s 'Eat a Peach' is their third studio album (the last with Duane Allman) produced by Tom Dowd and released on February 12, 1972 >> Allman Brothers Band 's 'Brothers and…

Eric Clapton comes back to Royal Albert Hall (2019)

May 15, 2019 - Eric Clapton comes back one more time with Nathan East (b), Sonny Emory (d), Doyle Bramhall (g), Chris Stainton (kb), Paul Carrack (org, kb) and Katie Kissoon & Sharon White (bck voc) plus Jimmie Vaughan as guest at Royal Albert Hall in London

Eric Clapton launches his tour in South of France (2006)

May 5, 2006 - Eric Clapton and his musicians - that is Doyle Bramhall II (g), Derek Trucks (g), Chris Stainton (kb), Tim Carmon (kb), Willie Weeks (b), Steve Jordan (d) plus The Kick Horns - Simon Clarke, Roddy Lorimer and Tim Sanders - and Michelle John & Sharon White (back voc) - open their "Summer 2006 European Tour" at La Palestre in Le Cannet, France More Info

Eric Clapton starts ‘Cocaine’ then John Mayer walks in (2019)

April 13, 2019 - Eric Clapton will be with Doyle Bramhall II (g), Nathan East (b), Chris Stainton (kb), Paul Carrack (kb), Sonny Emory (d), Katie Kissoon & Sharon White (bck voc) plus special guest John Mayer on "Cocaine" for the encore at Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan

This year Crossroads Festival takes place at MSG (2013)

April 12, 2013 - Eric Clapton, Vince Gill, Doyle Bramhall, Andy Fairweather-Low, John Mayer, Keith Urban, Gary Clark, The Allman Brothers, Booker T, Keb Mo, Steve Cropper, Matt 'Guitar' Murphy and more play at the Crossroads Guitar Festival--Evening One held at Madison Square Garden in New-York City

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/ Chick Corea (Blue note NYC 2016) . Way Back Home (2015) . w/ Buddy Rich Big Band - Unknown . w/ James Taylor - Your Smiling Face (2012) . w/ Friends - Caravan…

Happy Birthday Warren Haynes

April 6, 1960 - Warren Haynes, American guitarist, longtime member of the Allman Brothers and Gov't Mule is 61. Happy Birthday, Sir Dave Matthews Band have invited Bela Fleck, Jeff Coffin, Warren Haynes & Tim Reynolds to join them on stage at Madison Square Garden in New-York City >> 152 MINUTES on RVM >> the Tedeschi Trucks Band and Friends - that is Rita Coolidge, John Bell,…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Me and Mr. Johnson,’ an album tribute to Robert Johnson (2004)

Eric Clapton's 'Me and Mr. Johnson' is his sixteenth studio album (tribute to Robert Johnson) released on March 23, 2004 by Duck / Reprise.Track Listing : 1.When You Got A Good Friend (Robert Johnson) - 03:20 . 2.Little Queen Of Spades (Robert Johnson) - 04:57 . 3.They'Re Red Hot (Robert Johnson) - 03:25 . 4.Me And The Devil Blues (Robert Johnson) - 02:56 . 5.Traveling Riverside Blues (Robert…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Reptile,’ his fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston (2001)

Eric Clapton's 'Reptile' is the fifteenth studio album featuring Billy Preston and The Impressions and released on March 13, 2001 by Duck / Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Reptile (Eric Clapton) - 03:26 . 2.Got You On My Mind (Joe Thomas, Howard Briggs) - 04:30 . 3.Travelin' Light (J. J. Cale) - 04:17 . 4.Believe In Life (Eric Clapton) - 05:05 . 5.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) - 03:55 . 6.Broken Down…

Eric Clapton publishes ‘Old Sock,’ his twentieth album (2013)

Eric Clapton's 'Old Sock' is the twentieth studio album released on March 12, 2013 by Surfdog.Track Listing : 1.Further On Down The Road (Jesse Edwin Davis Iii, Taj Mahal) - 05:45 . 2.Angel (J.J. Cale) - 03:54 . 3.The Folks Who Live On The Hill (Jerome Kern) - 03:47 . 4.Gotta Get Over (Eric Clapton) - 04:38 . 5.Till Your Well Runs Dry (Peter Tosh) - 04:43 . 6.All Of Me (Gerald Marks / Seymour…

Warner Bros. publish Gary Clark Jr.’s fifth album : ‘This Land’ (2019)

Gary Clark Jr.'s 'This Land' is his fifth album produced by Jacob Sciba and released on February 22, 2019 by Warner Bros.(Source Gary Clark Jr. - This Land | Official Site)The Guardian Langston Hughes was my first introduction to writing. I remember checking out a book of his poems at the library in elementary school USA Today He laughs, more bitter than amused. “I got a pearl Cadillac. I loved…

Tedeschi Trucks Band release their fourth album ‘Signs’ featuring ‘Hard Case’ (2019)

Tedeschi Trucks Band's 'Signs' is their fourth album recorded live to two-inch analog tape, co-produced by Derek Trucks, Jim Scott and Bobby Tis, featuring among other guests Warren Haynes & Doyle Bramhall II and released on February 15, 2019 by Fantasy(Source Tedeschi Trucks Band - Signs | Official Site)NPR There's such warmth to the playing, you can picture the band members standing in the…

We remember Joe Cocker. ‘The Soul Shouter’

This day (December 22, 2014), in Crawford, Colorado, United States, died John Robert Joe Cocker an English rock and blues singer.Tracklist : You Are So Beautiful -(2013) . I Put A Spell On You (2007) . Many rivers to cross . w/ Eros Ramazzotti - That's All I Need To Know (1998) . Feelin' Alright (1992) . You Can Leave Your Hat On (1986) . Jennifer Warnes - Up where we belong (1983) . Hitchcock…

Happy Birthday Chris Robinson

December 20, 1966 - Christopher Mark Robinson simply known as Chris Robinson, American artist, guitarist and lead vocalist of The Black Crowes & Chris Robinson Brotherhood is 54. Happy Birthday SirThe Black Crowes' 'The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion' is their second studio album produced by George Drakoulias and released on May 12, 1992 by Def American Recordings. >> The Black…

We remember Sharon Jones

November 18, 2016 - Miss Sharon Jones, American soul and funk singer, lead voice of The Dap-Kings, passed away aged 60. She is remembered.Released on January 25, 2005, "Naturally" is the second album by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings. >> 'Give the People What They Want' by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is the fifth studio album Released in January 2014 by Daptones >> The…

We remember Leon Russell. ‘A Song For Leon’

This day (November 13, 2016), in Nashville, died Claude Russell Bridges a.k.a. Leon Russell, an American musician, singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ Willie Nelson, Ray Charles - A Song For You . w/ John Mayer - A Song For You . Life And Love (2002) . Lady Blue . w/ Jools Holland (1998) . w/ J.J. Cale - No Sweat (1979) . Message From My Baby . Crystal Closet Queen (1971) . Interviewed…

Happy Birthday Booker T Jones ‘Greener than Ever’

This day (November 12, 1944), in Memphis, Tennessee, is born Booker T.Jones, singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and frontman of the band Booker T. and the MGs,Digest Tracklist : Hey Ya (2019) . Try A Little Tenderness (2017) . Take Me to the River (2013) . w/ The Mg'S - Booker-Loo (1968) . Everything Is Everything . w/ The Mg'S - Green Onions . Npr Music Tiny Desk Concert . w/ The Mg'S -…

Happy Birthday Susan Tedeschi

November 9, 19** - Miss Susan Tedeschi, American singer, guitarist co founder of The Tedeschi Trucks Band with her husband Derek Trucks is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissTracklist : w/ Derek Trucks,Warren Haynes - I'd Rather Go Blind . Soul Of A Man . w/ Tedeschi Trucks - The Sky is Crying . Wait For Me . w/ Tedeschi Trucks Band - Tiny Desk Concert . Just Won't Burn . Everybody's Talkin . Sweet…

Epic publish Stevie Ray Vaughan’s fifth album : ‘The Sky Is Crying’ (1991)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Sky Is Crying' is his fifth studio album recorded with Double Trouble and released on November 5, 1991 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Boot Hill (Writer Unknown)- 02:15 . 2.The Sky Is Crying (Elmore James, Morris Levy, Clarence Lewis)- 04:36 . 3.Empty Arms (Stevie Ray Vaughan)- 03:29 . 4.Little Wing (Jimi Hendrix)- 06:49 . 5.Wham (Lonnie Mack)- 02:25 . 6.May I Have A Talk With…

This week In Singing Ladies 43/52

Sheryl Crow, Nina Persson, Astrud Gilberto, Beth Hart, Tori Amos, Lady GaGa, Sade, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, Amanda Palmer, PJ Harvey They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 419 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Sheryl Crow . All . Wanna Do (w/ Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Bruce) Lifted from : Sheryl Crow…

John Legend releases ‘Once Again,’ his second album featuring ‘Heaven’ and ‘Save Room’ (2006)

John Legend's 'Once Again' is his second studio album recorded with Kanye West, will.i.am, Raphael Saadiq, etc. and released on October 24, 2006 by Good Music.Track Listing : 1.Save Room (Buddy Buie, James B. Cobb, Jr., Jessyca Wilson, John Stephens, William Adams, Robot) - 03:55 . 2.Heaven (Alexandra Louise Brown, Jessyca Wilson, John Stephens, Kanye West, Milton Bland) - 03:34 . 3.Stereo (Devon…

Happy Birthday John Mayer

October 16, 1977 - John Clayton Mayer simply known as John Mayer, American singer, songwriter & guitarist is 43. Happy Birthday SirJohn Mayer 's 'Room for Squares' is his debut studio album released on June 5, 2001 by Aware / Columbia Records. >> John Mayer 's 'Heavier Things' is his second studio album produced by Jack Joseph Puig and released on September 9, 2003 by Columbia >>…

Me’shell Ndegeocello releases her fifth solo album : ‘Comfort Woman’ (2003)

Meshell Ndegeocello's 'Comfort Woman' is her fifth solo album released on October 14, 2003 by Maverick.Track Listing : 1.Love Song, No. 1 (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 04:03 . 2.Come Smoke My Herb (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 03:53 . 3.Andromeda & The Milky Way (Me'Shell Ndegeocello, Allen Cato) - 04:28 . 4.Love Song #2 (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 03:47 . 5.Body (Me'Shell Ndegeocello) - 03:42 .…

Stevie Ray Vaughan records ‘Live at Carnegie Hall,’ a live album with Double Trouble (1997)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'Live at Carnegie Hall' is a live album recorded on October 4, 1984 with Double Trouble and released on July 29, 1997 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Ken Dashow, John Hammond) - 02:09 . 2.Scuttle Buttin' (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 2:43 . 3.Testify (Ronald Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley) - 05:20 . 4.Love Struck Baby (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 03:05 . 5.Honey Bee (Stevie Ray…

Epic publish Stevie Ray Vaughan’s third album : ‘Soul to Soul’ (1985)

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'Soul to Soul' is his third studio album recorded with Double Trouble and released on September 30, 1985 by Epic Records.Track Listing : 1.Say What! (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 05:23 . 2.Lookin' Out The Window (Doyle Bramhall) - 02:48 . 3.Look At Little Sister (Hank Ballard) - 03:08 . 4.Ain'T Gone 'N' Give Up On Love (Stevie Ray Vaughan) - 06:07 . 5.Gone Home (Eddie Harris) -…