We remember Lonnie Mack and his Flying V. ‘It’s Lonnie At The Top’

This day ( April 21, 2016), in Smithville, Tennessee, died Lonnie Mack, an American rock, blues, and country guitarist and vocalist Digest Tracklist : w/ Steve Rai Vaughan – Live in Memphis (1986) . Oreo Cookie Blues (1986) . w/ Albert Collins & Roy Buchanan - Further On Down the Road (1985) . Satisfy Susie (1986) . Too Rock For Country, Too Country For Rock And Roll (1988) . Tracklist :…

Singing & Playing With Stevie Ray Vaughan

Johnny Copeland, Buddy Guy, BB King, Dick Dale, Albert King, Jeff Healey, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lonnie Mack , Night Music Band, Jeff Beck, Albert Collins, Carlos Santana

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 34/52

Buckethead, Stanley Jordan, Vernon Reid, Jimmy Herring, David Gilmour, John Mayer, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lonnie Mack, Nils Lofgren, Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter, Nuno Bettencourt, Johnny Marr, Nita Strauss, Dave Navarro

This month In Blues Legends 04/12

Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter, Walter Trout, Otis Spann, Johnnie Johnson, Ana Popovic, Ronnie Earl, Matt Schofield, Muddy Waters, Clark Terry, B.B King, R.L. Burnside, J.B. Lenoir, Lonnie Mack

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 16/52

Muddy Waters, Lonnie Mack, Walter Trout, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert Collins, Keith Richards, Bill Frisell, Dan Auerbach, Shawn Lane, John Frusciante, Prince, Peter Frampton, Joe Bonamassa

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.1 . The Sky Is Crying (w/ B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield) 2 . Little Wing (Live (High Definition)) 3 . Wham (w/ Lonnie Mack) 4 . Boot Hill (Wax Museum) Track Listing : 1.Boot Hill (Writer Unknown)- 02:15 . 2.The Sky Is Crying (Elmore James, Morris…

We remember Stevie Ray Vaughan. ‘A Ray Of Life’

This day (August 27, 1990), in East Troy, Wisconsin, died Stevie Ray Vaughan, an American guitarist, singer-songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . Voodoo Child 2 . Riviera Paradise (1989) 3 . Tightrope 4 . Superstition 5 . Pride And Joy (1985) 6 . w/ Albert King – The Sky Is Crying (1983) 7 . Dirty Pool (1982) 8 . Live Rockpalast (1984) Tracklist : Pride And Joy . Little Wing . Scuttle Buttin' . Texas…

We remember Roy Buchanan. ‘Telecasting’

This day (August 14, 1988), in Fairfax, Virginia, died Roy Buchanan, an American guitarist, blues musician and pioneer of the Telecaster sound.Tracklist : 1 . Green Onions (1985) 2 . When A Guitar Plays The Blues 3 . w/ Lonnie Mack, Albert Collins - Further On Down The Road 4 . Roy’S Bluz (1976) 5 . Sweet Dreams (1973) 6 . Misty (1972) 14 . 0 Tracklist : Sweet Dreams . The Messiah Will Come…

Elektra publish The Doors’ fifth album : ‘Morrison Hotel’ (1970)

The Doors' 'Morrison Hotel' is their fifth studio album released on February 9, 1970 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Roadhouse Blues (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore) - 04:03 . 2.Waiting For The Sun (Jim Morrison) - 03:58 . 3.You Make Me Real (Jim Morrison) - 02:53 . 4.Peace Frog (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger) - 02:51 . 5.Blue Sunday (Jim Morrison) - 02:13 . 6.Ship Of Fools…

All We Need is … Satisfaction

From 'You re Gonna Need My Help' to 'I Don't Need No Doctor' , we have mixed 18 'Mostly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Essential Needs'. It has Bonnie Lee, Otis Spann, Robert Cocksey, Fleetwood Mac and many more.

The Tracks of My Tears

Starting and ending with 'Tracks Of My Tears' made famous by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ray Charles, Glover, Henry, Rod Stewart, Lonnie Mack, The Beach Boys and many more.

The Twist

Starting and ending with 'The Twist' made famous by Chubby Checker, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Dee Dee Ramone, Chubby Checker, Rootvalta, Fabiana Cantilo and many more.

The Blues of House

From 'One Room Country Shak' to 'Red House' , we have mixed 18 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'The House and Other Rooms'. It has Bessie Smith, John Lee Hooker, Pink Anderson, Lonnie Mack and many more.

Enough is Enough (but not Enough Blues)

From 'Stop Talking' to 'I Ain't Gonna Pick No More Cotton' , we have mixed 20 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Enough, Stop, No More, etc.'. It has Willie Dixon, Tampa Red , Big Bill Broonzy, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters and many more.

Blues, Sweat and Tears

From 'Sweat & Tears' to 'It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry' , we have mixed 20 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Crying and Working'. It has Rod Piazza, Little Joe Blue, Earl Hooker & Junior Wells, Little Charlie & The Nightcats and many more.

No Woman? So, Cry!

From 'My Heart Must Do The Crying' to 'Crying Over You' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Crying Men'. It has Charles Mingus, Sonny Stitt, Darrell Glenn, Gerry & The Pacemakers and many more.

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.

George Benson starts the recording of ‘I Got a Woman and Some Blues’ (1969)

George Benson's 'I Got a Woman and Some Blues' is an album recorded on April 30, May 20, June 4, August 19 & 20and September 3, 1969 and released in 1984 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 05:01 . 2.Out Of The Blue (Henry Nemo, Will Jason) - 03:18 . 3.Bluesadelic (George Benson) - 04:14 . 4.Durham'S Turn (George Benson) - 04:06 . 5.Good Morning Blues…

Lionel Hampton entertains a Royal Opera (1958)

February 15, 1958 - vibraphonist Lionel Hampton plays with Leon Zachery (as), Bobby Plater (as), Andy McGhee (ts), Lonnie Shaw (bs), Louis Blackburn (tb), Wade Marcus (tb), Larry Wilson (tb), Dave Gonzales (tp), Art Hoyle (tp), Eddie Mullins (tp), Eddie Williams (tp), Oscar Denard (p), William Mackel (g, voc), Julius Browne (b), Wilbert Hogan (d) and Pinocchio James (voc) at the Théâtre Royal in…


EIGHT hours of newly released straight up jazz albums. Shuffle it! : Brian Bromberg . Jim Rotondi . Kenny Barron Trio . Ken Peplowski . Herlin Riley . Dr. Lonnie Smith . Three’s Company . Willie Jones III . . . Brian Bromberg - Full CircleFrom New Orleans to Michael Jackson’s music. With Arturo Sandoval, Bob Sheppard, Kirk Whalum, Doug Webb, Randy Waldman, Mitch Forman, Otmaro Ruiz and Alex…

Guitar Heroes

From 'Wringin' and Twistin'' to 'Make No Mistake', we have mixed 19 'Jazz and Some Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Jazz Guitarists'. It has Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang, Eddie Lang & Carl Kress, George Barnes & Carl Kress, Big Bill Broonzy and many more.