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Otis Spann

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 […]

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

Checker Records publish ‘Go Bo Diddley,’ Bo Diddley’s second…

‘Go Bo Diddley’ feat. ‘Say Man’ is this second (but first studio) album released in July 1959 by Checker Records. 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 […]

Muddy Waters records in Chicago ‘Fathers and Sons,’ a double album…

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 […]

Chess release Muddy Waters’s only all-acoustic album : ‘Folk…

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 […]

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.

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.

Meetiques

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.