We remember Howlin’ Wolf. ‘Big And Bad’

This day (January 10, 1976), in Hines, Illinois, died Chester Arthur Burnett a.k.a Howlin' Wolf, an American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player.Tracklist : 1 . Evil 2 . Highway 49 (1970) 3 . How Many More Years (1966) 4 . Meet Me In The Bottom 5 . Smokestack Lightning 6 . I´ll be back someday (1964) 7 . Shake It For Me Tracklist : Smokestack Lightnin’ . Spoonful . The Red Rooster .…

Joe Bonamassa celebrates Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf (2014)

August 31, 2014 - Joe Bonamassa and his musicians - that is Anton Fig (d), Michael Rhodes (b), Reese Wynans (kb, org), Lee Thornburg (tp), Ron Dziubla (s), Nick Lane (tb), Mike Henderson (harmo) and Kirk Fletcher (g) - will play a tribute concerts to blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf at Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Morrison, Colorado

Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to Muddy Waters & Howlin’ Wolf (2014)

August 28, 2014 - Joe Bonamassa performs a tribute to both Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf with Kirk Fletcher (g), Reese Wynans (kb), Michael Rhodes (b), Anton Fig (d), Mark Henderson (harmo), Lee Thornburg (tp), Nick Lane (tb) & Ron Dziubla (s) at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek, CO

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…

Howlin’ Wolf records ‘The London Howlin’ Wolf Sessions’ with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman (1970)

'The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions' is an album recorded with Eric Clapton', Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman on May 2–7, 1970 and released in August 1971 by Chess/The Rolling Stones. .Track Listing : 1.Rockin' Daddy (Chester Burnett) - 03:43 . 2.I Ain'T Superstitious (Willie Dixon) - 03:34 . 3.Sittin' On Top Of The World (Chester Burnett) - 03:51 . 4.Worried About My Baby (Chester…

Joe Bonamassa – Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks (DVD & Blueray)

On August 31, 2014, Joe Bonamassa performed a one time only concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater celebrating the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. It has been filmed for PBS and Palladia and is now available in either DVD or Blue-Ray. Tracklist : . Mississippi Heartbeat (Intro) . Muddy Waters . Tiger In Your Tank . I Can't Be Satisfied . You Shook Me . Stuff You Gotta Watch .…

We remember Freddie King. ‘The King of Texas’

This day (December 28, 1976), in Dallas, Texas, died Frederick Christian a.k.a Freddie King, an American blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Sweet Home Chicago 2 . The Things That I Used To Do (1975) 3 . Blues Band Shuffle (1974) 4 . Boogie Funk (1973) 5 . Ain’t No Sunshine (1973) 6 . Big Legged Woman (1972) 7 . Have You Ever Loved a Women (1970) 8 . Blues (1966) 9 . Hideaway Tracklist :…

Swinging ’round Midnight

From 'Big Noise From Winnetka Midnight Swim' to 'Midnight Sun' , we have mixed 21 'Jazz For Dancers' tunes around the theme of 'Midnight'. It has B.B. King, Cab Calloway, Sir Julian, Benny Carter and many more.

A Match Made In Blues Heaven

From 'God don't like it' to 'Devil Is Watching You', we have mixed 16 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'God vs Devil, Good vs Evil'. It has Blind Gary Davis, Meade Lux Lewis, Muddy Waters, Reverend Utah Smith and many more.

We remember Hubert Sumlin. ‘Sumlin In The Air’

This day (December 4, 2011), in Wayne, New Jersey, , died Hubert Sumlin, a Chicago blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Plays Howlin’ Wolf 2 . w/ Eric Clapton/ Robert Cray/ Jimmie Vaughan – Killing Floor 3 . w/ Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Live 4 . w/ Sean Chambers – Evil 5 . Documentary (1988) 6 . w/ Sunnyland Slim – Come On Home Baby (1964) Tracklist : Still Playing the Blues . Happy With My…

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…

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 Otis Rush. ‘Rush Day’

This day (September 29, 2018) in Chicago, Illinois, died Otis Rush, a blues musician, singer and guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Piazza Blues Festival (2001) 2 . Lonely Man (1997) 3 . Homework (1994) 4 . w/ Eric Clapton & Luther Allison - Every Day I Have The Blues (1986) 5 . Will my woman be home tonight (1983) 6 . I Can’t Quit You Baby (1966) Tracklist : I Can’t Quit You Baby . All Your Love (I…

The tracklisting of the new Joe Bonamassa (King Bee?) reads like a christic journey from shakedown and wounds to reconstruction and redemption. Heavy stuff and riffs!

Joe Bonamassa's 'Redemption' is his thirteenth solo studio album produced by Kevin Shirley and released on September 21, 2018 by J&R Adventures (Source Joe Bonamassa - Redemption | Official Site)Blues Rock Review Bonamassa throws in a flashy solo, but his playing, as well as his vocals, have a lot of soul. He’s not phoning in this performance. Louder Want it or not, a breakup album is his…

Giant Records publish Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s debut album : ‘Ledbetter Heights’ (1995)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd's 'Ledbetter Heights' is his debut album (at 17 years old), released on September 19, 1995 by Giant Records.1 . Born With A Broken Heart (Live, 1996) 2 . Born With A Broken Heart 3 . Deja Voodoo (Live, 1996) 4 . Abeerden (MTV, 1996) 5 . Shame, Shame, Shame (Chicago, 5-19-2013) 6 . Shame, Shame, Shame 7 . While We Cry (London, 04 July, 2012) 8 . While We Cry (6-19-2010) Track…

We remember Luther Allison. ‘The Blues is On’

This day ( August 12, 1997), in Madison, Wisconsin, died Luther Allison, an American blues guitarist who played with Howlin' Wolf's band and backed James Cotton.Tracklist : 1 . Watching You 2 . Soul Fixin' Man (1994) 3 . w/ Johnny Hallyday - La Guitare fait mal (1992) 4 . Bad News is Coming 5 . Otis Rush & Luther Allison & Eric Clapton – Every Day I Have The Blues 6 . Serious (1985) 7 .…

Robert Cray releases his third live album : ‘Cookin’ In Mobile’ recorded in Mobile, Alabama (2010)

Robert Cray's 'Cookin' In Mobile' is his third live album recorded at Saenger Theatre in Mobile Alabama and released on July 27, 2010 by Vanguard Records.1 . Our Last Time 2 . Love (2009) 3 . Sittin on Top of the World (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2008) 4 . The One In The Middle 5 . Smoking Gun 6 . Time Makes Two (w/ The Robert Cray Band, 2010) Track listing : 1.Our Last Time (John Hanes, Jim Pugh)…

We remember Bernie Worrell. ‘Bernie M.P.’

This day (June 24, 2016) in Everson, Washington, died George Bernard 'Bernie' Worrell, Jr., an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.Tracklist : 1 . George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Keyboard Solo (2004) 2 . The Bernie Worrell Orchestra - Star Child (2012) 3 . w/ Pee Wee Ellis & Fred Wesley -…

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 Koko Taylor. ‘Koko Queen Of Blues’

This day (June 3, 2009), in Chicago, Illinois, died Koko Taylor, an American Chicago blues musician, known as the Queen of the Blues.Tracklist : 1 . Mother Nature (2008) 2 . I’M A Woman (2007) 3 . Can’T Let Go (1993) 4 . I’M Ready 5 . Let The Good Times Roll (1987) 6 . w/ Little Walter,Willie Dixon – Wang Dang Doodle (1967) Tracklist : Wang Dang Doodle . I’m a Woman . Don’t Mess With The Messer…

This month In Blues Legends 05/12

Sonny Boy Williamson II, Taj Mahal, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Sonny Landreth, Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy

Happy Birthday Steve Winwood

May 12, 1948 - Steve Winwood, English singer and musician, member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith is 73. Happy Birthday Sir"Live from Madison Square Garden" by Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood is a live album released on May 19, 2009. >>"The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions" is an album recorded with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman on May 2–7, 1970.…

Happy Birthday Joe Bonamassa. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (May 8, 1977), in New Hartford, New York, is born Joe Bonamassa, an American blues rock guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Walk In My Shadow (2020) . This Train (2019) . Redemption (2018) . Drive (At Carnegie Hall, 2017) . Mountain Climbing (2016) . Sloe Gin (Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, 2015) . Oh Beautiful (PinkPop, 2014) . Athens to Athens ( LIVE at Vienna Opera House) . Driving…

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…

This month In Blues Legends 01/12

Willie Dixon, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Lightnin' Hopkins, Junior Wells, Albert Collins, BB King, Jimmy Johnson, Hubert Sumlin ,David Johansen, Charlie Musselwhite, Lucky Peterson, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Taj Mahal, Gregg Allman

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.

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong and many more.

Midnight, Before, After And ’Round

From 'Moanin´ At Midnight' to 'Long About Midnight' , we have mixed 18 'Straight Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Midnight'. It has Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Coleman Hawkins, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway and many more.

Jazzin’Around Little Red Rooster

Starting and ending with Willie Dixon's composition 'Little Red Rooster', we have mixed 18 'Pure Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Willie Dixon'. It has Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, Roscoe Holcomb, Frank Hovington, James Brown and many more.

What’d I Say

Starting and ending with 'What'd I Say' made famous by Ray Charles, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Shirelles, Howling Wolf & The Wolf Gang, Etta James, Cliff Richard 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…

Night Out

From 'Trouble At Midnight' to 'Dark was the night' , we have mixed 21 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Night'. "Night Out" has Howlin' Wolf, Paul Butterfield, Taylor Hound Dog , Nellie Florence 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.

Colour Me Blues

From 'White summer' to 'One Black Rat', we have mixed 19 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Colours'. It has Ray Charles, Taj Mahal , Memphis Minnie, The Yardbirds and many more.

Where Is My Money?

From 'Ain t Nobody s Business' to 'What Can A Poor Man Do', we have mixed 20 'Pure Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Money'. It has Chuck Berry, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Fats Domino, Brownie McGhee and many more.

Take The B (Like Blues) Train

From 'Sunnyland Train' to 'Gravy Train', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'The Train'. It has Big Boy Crudup, Blind Gary Davis, Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry and many more.