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This month In Blues Legends 11

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 . They are the "Blues Legends" selected among the 1592 Posts we…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 31

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan - Steve Winwood, Arturo Sandoval & Tito Puente - Bob Weir & Grace Potter - John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana & Etta James - John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Freddie King & Johnny Winter - John…

Singing With Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has played during his long carreer with a myriad of singers of all genres.We have selected twelve of them : Faith Hill, Sarah Mclachlan, John Lee Hooker, Mana, Michelle Branch,…

This week In Soul Artists 26

Billie Holiday, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Etta James, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, the P Funk All Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors. They are the…

We remember Johnny Winter. ‘Johnny Was Good’

This day (July 16, 2014), in Zurich (Switzerland), died John Dawson 'Johnny' Winter III a.k.a. Johnny Winter American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Dust My Broom (2012) . Full Concert Bonn (2007) . Classic Interview With…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 02

Leonard Cohen & Sonny Rollins, John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt, Stanley Clarke & George Duke, Tito Puente & Carlos Santana, Buddy Guy, Johnny Lang & Ronnie Wood, Diana Krall & Elvis Costello, Rod Stewart & Stevie…

This month In Blues Legends 10

Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Bobby Rush, Johnnie Taylor, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Lurrie Bell, David Bromberg, Albert King, Sippie Wallace, John Mayall, The Bluesbreakers, James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Magic Slim, The…

This month In Blues Legends 09

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. They are the "Blues Legends" selected among the 1247 Posts we…

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…

Happy Birthday Ry Cooder. ‘Catch Up With Ry’

This day (March 15, 1947), in Los Angeles, California, is born Ryland Peter 'Ry' Cooder, an American guitarist, singer and composer.Tracklist : The Prodigal Son (2018) . Jesus on the mainline (2017) . w/ Lenny Kravitz - When The Levee…

This month In Blues Legends 06

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 Johnson. They are the "Blues…

Van Morrison sings in New-York (1989)

November 30, 1989 - Van Morrison performs with his musicians Georgie Fame (org), Bernie Holland (g), Brian Odgers (b), Neil Drinkwater (kb), Dave Early (d), Richie Buckley (s) and Steve Gregory (s, fl) plus John Lee Hooker and Mose Allison…

This month In Blues Legends 02

Skip James, John Lee Hooker, Ry Cooder, Peter Green, Son House, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, Bernie Marsden, Eilidh McKellar, Robben Ford, Matt Schofield, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Muddy…

John Lee Hooker meets Ry Cooder (1992)

October 10, 1992 - John Lee Hooker and Ry Cooder team up for "All Our Colors - The Good Road Concert," a benefit to help Native American Indians at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California

This month In Blues Legends 01

R L Burnside, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, John Lee Hooker, Robert Cray, Freddie King, Otis Rush, Eric Clapton, Luther Allison, Albert Collins, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Copeland, Albert King, Jeff Healey, B.B. King,…

Singing (or Playing) With Van Morrison

Van Morrison, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of singers or musicians of all genres. We have selected ten individuals and three bands : Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom Jones,…

Happy Birthday Van Morrison. ‘Van The Man’

This day (August 31, 1945), in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is born Van Morrison, a singer-songwriter and musician.Digest Tracklist : Have I Told You Lately (2019) . Transformation (2017) . Too Late (2016) . Help Me (2012) . Philosophers…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 20

The Rolling Stones, Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Huey Lewis & The News, Rory Gallagher, John Lee Hooker, Scorpions, The Band, Roxy Music, Barclay James Harvest, Eric Burdon, Chuck Berry, Joni Mitchell. They are the '80s…

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.

Booze In Blues

From 'Beer drinkin' woman' to 'Youll Never Miss The Water Till the Wells Gone Dry' , we have mixed 15 'Blues Only' tunes around the theme of 'Beverages'. It has Jimmy Gordon , Tommy Johnson , Lightnin' Hopkins , Brownie McGhee and many…

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.

Blue, Stormy, It’s Monday After All

From 'Stormy Monday Blues for the Count' to 'Blue Monday' , we have mixed 17 'Mostly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Monday'. It has Buddy Guy, T-Bone Walker, Fats Domino, Etta James 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…