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Chuck Berry

Clapton & The Bluesmen

Blues is central to the repertoire of Eric Clapton whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW. So we looked for and found twelve (videographed) occasions where Eric plays live with one (or more) of his blues masters or colleagues. They are Buddy Guy, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, B.B. King, George Benson, Muddy Waters, Otis […]

Happy Birthday Eric Clapton. ‘We All Clap Clapton’

This day (March 30, 1945), in Ripley, Surrey (UK), is born Eric Clapton, an English guitarist, singer and member of The Yardbirds and Cream. Digest Tracklist : w/ Cream – Strange Brew (1967) . Badge (1977) . Same Old Blues (1986) . Behind The Mask (1987) . Cocaine (1988) . White Room (1992) . w/ […]

This month In Blues Legends 07

Skip James, Chuck Berry, T Bone Walker, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim, Helen Humes, BB King, Muddy Waters, Pinetop Perkins , Otis Taylor, Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite, Gary Moore, Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall Ii, Jeff Healey, Ana Popovic, Robert Cray. They are the “Blues Legends” selected among the 1162 Posts we publish […]

Capitol publish ‘Surfin’ U.S.A.,’ the second Beach Boys album…

The Beach Boys ‘Surfin’ U.S.A.’ is their second studio album (78 weeks on the US albums chart) released on March 25, 1963 by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.Surfin’ U.S.A. (Brian Wilson, Chuck Berry) – 02:27 . 2.Farmer’S Daughter (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) – 01:49 . 3.Misirlou (Nick Roubanis, Fred Wise, Milton Leeds, Bob Russell) – […]

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson ‘Chuck’ Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneer Tracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . […]

We remember T Bone Walker. ‘T-Bone Walked’

This day (March 16, 1975), in Los Angeles, California, died Aaron Thibeaux ‘T-Bone’ Walker, an American blues guitarist and singer. Tracklist : w/ The Aces, Lafayette Leake And Chuck Berry – Everyday I Have The Blues (1972) . Don’T Throw Your Love On Me (1962) . Call Me When You Need Me (1963) . Goin’ […]

John Lennon releases his sixth solo album : ‘Rock ‘n’…

John Lennon’s ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’ is his sixth studio album produced (in part) by Phil Spector and released on February 17, 1975 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.Be-Bop-A-Lula (Tex Davis, Gene Vincent) – 02:39 . 2.Stand By Me (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ben E. King) – 03:26 . 3.Rip It Up / Ready Teddy (Robert […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 12

2Pac & Dr.Dre, Johnny Cash & Waylon Jennings, Sting & Peter Gabriel, Sergio Mendes, Erykah Badu & Will.I.Am, Willy Deville & Jan Akkerman, Kylie Minogue & Robbie Williams, Chuck Berry & John Lennon, Ed Sheeran & Stormzy, Al Jarreau & Kurt Elling, Patti Labelle & Michael Mcdonald, Stan Getz & Chet Baker, Serge Gainsbourg & […]

The Rolling Stones release their third American album : ‘Now!’…

The Rolling Stones ‘Now!’ feat. ‘Heart of Stone’ and ‘Little Red Rooster’ is their third American studio album released on February 13, 1965 by London Records. Track Listing : 1.Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (Solomon Burke, Bert Berns, Jerry Wexler) – 03:00 . 2.Down Home Girl (Jerry Leiber, Arthur Butler) – 04:13 . 3.You Can’T […]

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer. Tracklist : Something’S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry – Rock N’ Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B. King – Take My Hand (1987) . w/ B.B. King Stevie Ray Vaughan – […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 08

Roger Waters & Eric Clapton, Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Caetano Veloso, Junior Walker & Buddy Miles, Etta James & Chuck Berry, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot & Elton John, Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce, Joe Perry, Slash & Johnny Depp, Bono & Johnny Depp, Brandi […]

Atlantic publish MC5’s debut studio album : ‘Back in the USA’…

MC5’s ‘Back in the USA’ is their debut studio album (following ‘ Kick Out the Jams,’ a live album) released on January 15, 1970 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Tutti Frutti (Dorothy Labostrie, Joe Lubin, Richard Penniman) -01:30 . 2.Tonight (Rob Tyner, Wayne Kramer, Fred Sonic Smith, Michael Davis, Dennis Thompson) – 02:29 . 3.Teenage […]