Willie Dixon records his debut album : ‘Willie’s Blues’ with Memphis Slim on piano (1959)

Willie Dixon's 'Willie's Blues' is his debut album recorded on December 3, 1959 with Memphis Slim on piano and released the same year by Prestige Bluesville.1 . Built For Comfort (The Blasters w/ Willie Dixon, 1982) Track Listing : 1.Nervous (Willie Dixon) - 03:15 . 2.Good Understanding (Willie Dixon) - 02:15 . 3.That'S My Baby (Willie Dixon) - 03:22 . 4.Slim'S Thing (Memphis Slim) - 03:24 .…

We remember Memphis Slim

February 25, 1988 - Mr.Memphis Slim, American blues pianist & singer with a distinctive streak of white hair passed away in Paris aged 72. He is remembered.Recorded on December 3, 1959, "Willie"s Blues" was the debut album by Willie Dixon with Memphis Slim on piano. >>

James Taylor releases ‘Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon’ featuring ‘You’ve Got a Friend’ (1971)

James Taylor 'Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon' feat. 'You've Got a Friend' is his third studio album released on March 16, 1971 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Love Has Brought Me Around (James Taylor) - 02:41 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) – 4:28 . 3.Places In My Past (James Taylor) - 02:01 . 4.Riding On A Railroad (James Taylor) - 02:41 . 5.Soldiers (James Taylor) - 01:13 . 6.Mud…

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

This month In Blues Legends 12/12

John Mayall, Albert King, Taj Mahal, Bonnie Raitt, Hubert Sumlin, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Beth Hart, Jeff Beck, Keith Richards, Freddie King, Joe Louis Walker, Muddy Waters, Gary Moore, Willie Dixon, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Lucky Peterson

The Rolling Stones release their twenty third album : ‘Blue & Lonesome’ (2016)

'Blue & Lonesome' by The Rolling Stones is their twenty third (British) album featuring only cover versions of blues songs.1 . Hate To See You Go 2 . Just Your Fool 3 . Blue & Lonesome (In The Studio) 4 . Ride Em On Down (Desert Trip Indio, CA, October 7 2016) 5 . Blue & Lonesome (Fan Twitter Q&A) Track Listing : 1.Just Your Fool (Buddy Johnson) - 02:16 . 2.Commit A Crime…

B.B. King records ‘Live at the Regal’ at the Regal Theater in Chicago (1964)

B.B. King's 'Live at the Regal' is a live album recorded on November 21, 1964 at the Regal Theater in Chicago and released in 1965 By Abc.1 . Darlin' You Know I Love You (Live ) Track Listing : 1.Every Day I Have The Blues (Memphis Slim) - 02:38 . 2.Sweet Little Angel (Riley King, Jules Taub) - 04:12 . 3.It'S My Own Fault (Riley King, Jules Taub) - 03:29 . 4.How Blue Can You Get? (Leonard…

James Brown records ‘Soul on Top’ with conductor Oliver Nelson and Louie Bellson & his orchestra (1969)

James Brown's 'Soul on Top' is an album recorded on November 10–11, 1969, with conductor Oliver Nelson and Louie Bellson & his orchestra and released in 1970 By King.1 . It's A Man's Man's Man's World Track Listing : 1.That'S My Desire (Helmy Kressa, Carroll Loveday) - 04:10 . 2.Your Cheatin' Heart (Hank Williams) - 02:59 . 3.What Kind Of Fool Am I? (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) - 03:06…

B.B. King records ‘Live in Cook County Jail’ in Chicago, Illinois (1970)

B.B. King's 'Live in Cook County Jail' is a live album recorded on September 10, 1970 in Cook County Jail, Chicago, Illinois and released In 1971 By Mca.1 . Sweet Sixteen (1970) 2 . Thrill Is Gone (November 25, 1971) 3 . Darlin' You Know I Love You (Live) Track Listing : 1.Introductions – 01:50 . 2.Every Day I Have The Blues (Memphis Slim) - 01:43 . 3.How Blue Can You Get? (Jane Feather, Leonard…

Joe Williams records an album with the Count Basie Orchestra and it is called …’Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings’ (1955)

'Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings' is an album by Joe Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra recorded on July 26, 1955 and Jun 27, 1956 and released the same year by Verve.1 . Every Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) 2 . Well Alright ,Okay,You WinJ (w/ Joe Williams) 3 . All right Okay You Win 4 . Ever Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) Track Listing : 1.Every Day I Have The Blues…

We Remember Sonny Boy Williamson. ‘Sonny Boy’

This day (May 25, 1965), in Helena, Arkansas, died Sonny Boy Williamson, an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, from Mississippi., Digest Tracklist : My Younger Days (1964) . Live In Denmark (1964) . Keep It To Yourself (1963) . Bye Bye Bird . Nine Below Zero (1963) . I'M A Lonely Man . w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon - Bye bye blues . Tracklist : Nine Below…

We remember Otis Spann. ‘Sketches Of Spann’

This day ( April 24, 1970), in Chicago, Illinois, died Otis Spann, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Willy Dixon et al - Bye Bye Blues . w/ Muddy Waters - Nobody Knows My Trouble (1968 ) . Blues Don't Like Nobody (1966) . It Ain't Nobody's Business but I Do (1966) . Spann's Blues (1963) . Tracklist : Country Boy . It Must Have Been the Devil . Worried…

MGM publish ‘Eric Burdon Declares “War”,’ a collaboration between Burdon and funk band War (1970)

'Eric Burdon Declares "War"' is the first of two collaboration albums between Burdon and Californian funk band War, released in April 1970 by MGM Records.Track Listing : 1.The Vision Of Rassan (Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott) - 07:40 . - Dedication (Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson,…

This month In Blues Legends 02/12

James Blood Ulmer, Vernon Reid, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Louisiana Red, Taj Mahal, Eric Bibb, Sonny Terry, Brownie Mcghee, Magic Slim, Memphis Slim, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Albert King, Keb' Mo', Larry JohnsonThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1180 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . James Blood Ulmer .…

We remember Willie Dixon. ‘Hoochie Coochie Dixon’

This day (January 29, 1992), in Burbank, California, died William James 'Willie' Dixon, an American blues musician and prolific songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . I Am The Blues (1984) 2 . Rock Me, Shook Me 3 . I Got My Mojo Working 4 . I'M Nervous 5 . Weak Brain And A Narrow Mind 6 . Bassology (1966) 7 . w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Otis Spann - Bye Bye Blues (1963) 8 . w/ Friends - Berlin Wall (1978)…

Maybe(s)

From 'Maybe This Time' to 'Tomorrow May Never Come' , we have mixed 20 'Strict Jazz with a bit of Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Uncertainties'. It has Steve Tyrell, Duke Ellington, Louis Jordan And His Orchestra, Jack Teagarden and many more.

Boogie Me!

From 'Spann s Boogie' to 'Saint-Louis stomp' , we have mixed 22 'True Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Boogie Woogie'. It has Speckled Red, Blind John Davis , Dave Brubeck, Memphis Slim and many more.

Hundred

From 'Blue Seven' to 'Six bridges to cross' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Sum Of Numbers Equals 100'. It has Dianne Reeves, Benny Carter, Paul Desmond, Memphis Slim 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.

Black is Black (But Blue Too)

From 'One Black Rat' to 'Black Snake Moan' , we have mixed 19 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Black'. It has Snooky Pryor, Roosevelt Sykes, Brownie McGhee, John Lee Hooker and many more.

Jive Talking

From 'I Want To Rock' to 'Dont jive me', we have mixed 18 'Swing Music' tunes around the theme of 'Jive'. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Stoned

From 'Let's Go Get Stoned' to 'Queen Of Diamonds', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Stones'. It has Muddy Waters, Janis Joplin, Dinah Washington, John Scofield 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.

Boys Get The Blues, Girls Too

From 'Blues Boy s Tone' to 'Little Girl Won't Quit', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Boys & Girls'. It has Johnnie Taylor, Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Minnie, John Primer and many more.