Otis Spann records the album ‘Walking the Blues’ for Candid (1960)

Otis Spann's 'Walking the Blues' is an album recorded on August 23, 1960 and released by Candid.Track Listing : 1.It Must Have Been The Devil (Otis Spann) - 03:46 . 2.Otis' Blues (Otis Spann) - 04:18 . 3.Goin' Down Slow (James Burke Oden, Otis Spann) - 04:0 . 4.Half Ain'T Been Told (James Burke Oden, Otis Spann) - 04:43 . 5.Monkey Face Blues (James Burke Oden) - 04:58 . 6.This Is The Blues (Otis…

Muddy Waters records ‘At Newport 1960’ with Otis Spann and James Cotton (1960)

Muddy Waters' 'At Newport 1960' is a live album recorded on July 3, 1960 with Otis Spann and James Cotton and released on November 15, 1960 by Mca/Chess..1 . Newport, 1960 2 . Got My Mojo Working (Newport Jazz) 3 . Hoochie Coochie Man (Newport, 1960) Track Listing : 1.I Got My Brand On You (Willie Dixon) - 04:24 . 2.(I'M Your) Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) - 02:50 . 3.Baby, Please Don'T…

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…

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

Muddy Waters goes to Copenhagen (1968)

October 27, 1968 - Muddy Waters performs with Otis Spann (p, voc), Luther "Snake" Johnson (g), Pee Wee Madison (g), Paul Oscher (harmo), Sonny Wimberley (db b) & S. P. Leary (d) at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival in Denmark<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/blues7.jpg' alt='Muddy Waters – Fathers and Sons' width='190' height='161'/><img…

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

Chuck Berry starts the recording of his debut album ‘After School Session’ featuring ‘School Days’ (1955)

Chuck Berry's 'After School Session' is his debut album recorded in Chicago between May 21, 1955 and January 21, 1957, produced by Leonard & Phil Chess and released in May 1957 on Chess Records.Track Listing : 1.School Days (Chuck Berry) - 02:43 . 2.Deep Feeling (Chuck Berry) - 02:21 . 3.Too Much Monkey Business (Chuck Berry) - 02:56 . 4.Wee Wee Hours (Chuck Berry) - 03:05 . 5.Roly Poly (Chuck…

Howlin’ Wolf begins the recording in Memphis of his debut album ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’ (1951)

Howlin' Wolf's 'Moanin' in the Moonlight' is his debut (and compilation) album recorded from May 14, 1951 on and released in 1959 by Chess Records.Track Listing : 1.Moanin' At Midnight (Chester Burnett) - 02:58 . 2.How Many More Years (Chester Burnett) - 02:42 . 3.Smokestack Lightnin' (Chester Burnett) - 03:07 . 4.Baby How Long (Chester Burnett) - 02:56 . 5.No Place To Go (Chester Burnett) - 02:59…

We remember Muddy Waters. ‘Still Waters’

This day (April 30, 1983), in Westmont, Illinois, died McKinley Morganfield a.k.a. Muddy Waters, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : Manish Boy . w/ The Rolling Stones - Champagne And Reefer (1981) . w/ Sonny Boy Williamson - Got My Mojo Working . w/ Foghat- I Just Want To Make Love To You (1978) . w/ Clark Terry - Stormy Monday Blues (1977) . The Blues Had A Baby (And They Named Rock…

Muddy Waters records in Chicago ‘Fathers and Sons,’ a double album (1969)

Muddy Waters' 'Fathers and Sons' is a double studio album recorded on April 21–23 and 24, 1969 in Chicago and released in August 1969 by Chess Records.Track Listing : 1.All Aboard (Mckinley Morganfield) - 02:52 . 2.Mean Disposition (Mckinley Morganfield) - 05:42 . 3.Blow Wind Blow (Mckinley Morganfield) - 03:38 . 4.Can'T Lose What You Ain'T Never Had (Mckinley Morganfield) - 03:06 . 5.Walkin'…

Chess release Muddy Waters’s only all-acoustic album : ‘Folk Singer’ (1964)

Muddy Waters's 'Folk Singer' is his fourth (and only all-acoustic) album released on April 17, 1964 by Chess.Track Listing : 1.My Home Is In The Delta (Muddy Waters) - 03:58 . 2.Long Distance (Muddy Waters) - 03:30 . 3.My Captain (Willie Dixon) - 05:10 . 4.Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (Sonny Boy Williamson) - 03:12 . 5.You Gonna Need My Help (Muddy Waters) - 03:09 . 6.Cold Weather Blues (Muddy…

We remember Pinetop Perkins. ‘Pinetop Off the World’

This day (March 21, 2011), in Austin, Texas,, died Joseph William Perkins a.k.a. Pinetop Perkins, an American blues pianist and singer.Tracklist : Happiness Is . w/ Mitch Woods - Boogie Woogie Blowout (2009) . w/ Emily Gimble - Sittin On Top Of The World . w/ Bharath Rajakumar & The Willie Big Eye Smith Band - At Mont-Tremblant . w/ Anthony Sapienza - Kansas City Blues . w/ La Jones -…

Chess Records publish ‘Bo Diddley,’ an eponymous compilation album featuring ‘Hey! Bo Diddley,’ ‘I’m a Man’ and more (1958)

'Bo Diddley' is an eponymous compilation album of his most famous songs recorded between March 2, 1955 and January 29, 1958 and released in 1958 by Chess RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Bo Diddley (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 02:30 . 2.I'M A Man (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 02:41 . 3.Bring It To Jerome (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 02:37 . 4.Before You Accuse Me (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 02:40 . 5.Hey! Bo Diddley (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 02:17 .…

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 : I Am The Blues (1984) . Rock Me, Shook Me . I Got My Mojo Working . I'M Nervous . Weak Brain And A Narrow Mind . Bassology (1966) . w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Otis Spann - Bye Bye Blues (1963) . w/ Friends - Berlin Wall (1978) . Tracklist : Back…

Feelin’ Kind of Blue(sy)

From 'Lord, I Feel Just Like Goin' On' to 'Blues with a Feeling' , we have mixed 19 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Feelings'. It has Blind Gary Davis, Chuck Berry, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Lightnin'Hopkins and many more.

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.

QUIET! please…

From 'Quiet Light' to 'Slow and Easy' , we have mixed 20 'Relaxing Jazz and Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Tranquility'. It has Dave Brubeck, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rigmor Gustafsson, Julie London 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.

Keep A Knockin’

Starting and ending with 'Keep a Knockin'' made famous by Little Richard, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ray Charles, Lee Hickman , Milton Brown, The English Beat, Muddy Waters and many more.

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, 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.


From 'Strange Meeting' to 'If We Never Meet Again', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Meeting'. It has Quincy Jones & Harry Arnold, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Johnny Griffin, Otis Spann and many more.

Perdido In Translation

From 'Perdido' to 'You've Lost The Loving Feeling', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Lost Translated'. It has Maria Teresa Vera, Manuel Vallejo, Jackie Mclean, Rabih Aboul-Kalil and many more.

Ne Me Leave “Pas”

From 'It's nobody's fault but mine' to 'Please Don t Go', we have mixed 19 'Strictly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Break-Ups'. It has Lightnin' Hopkins, Floyd Dixon, Popa Chubby, B.B.King and many more.

Checker Records publish ‘Go Bo Diddley,’ Bo Diddley’s second album featuring ‘Say Man’ (1959)

'Go Bo Diddley' feat. 'Say Man' is this second (but first studio) album released in July 1959 by Checker Records. 1 . You're Crackin' Up 2 . Little Girl Track Listing : 1.Crackin' Up (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 02:41 . 2.I'M Sorry (Ellas Mcdaniel, Alan Freed, Harvey Fuqua) - 02:30 . 3.Bo'S Guitar (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 02:38 . 4.Willie And Lillie (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 02:34 . 5.You Don'T Love Me (You Don'T…

Irving Berlin…Always

From 'Always' to 'Ive Got My Love To Keep Me Warm', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Irving Berlin'. It has Stacey Kent, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles, Otis Redding 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.