Friday, February 22, 2019

Bring It On Home -- Sonny Boy Williamson

Willie Dixon was known to pen a classic or two, three, four and more including this gem right here. Led Zed got a hold of it a few years later and Jimmy Page added some fine touches but this version from the early Sixties speaks volumes, oh yeah...

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Something Good Coming -- Tom Petty

Southwest Pass, to this day reminds me that one should make the most of all things large and small for we are all on borrowed time truth be told...

Friday, January 25, 2019

The Road Of Love -- Clarence Carter & Special Guest

Turn it up as Skydog announces his presence early on like no other...

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Otis Clay -- I Can Take You To Heaven Tonight

Memphis Horns, anyone?

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Grass Is Greener -- St. Paul And The Broken Bones

The Memphis Horns are looking down and smiling no doubt...

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

I'd Rather Go Blind -- Etta James & Rod Stewart

One for the L'Man to start off 2019 with a little soul. Legend has it that the boyz of Muscle Shoals cut this tune in one take. A few years later and before the glam, Stewart covered it nicely, along with tunes written by Jimi Hendrix and Sam Cooke, on his Never A Dull Moment release. Cheers, mate...

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Buddy Guy -- I Came Up Hard

Buddy Guy put the "Bad" in "Bad Ass," no doubt about it. "Guy was born and raised in Lettsworth, Louisiana. He began learning to play the guitar using a two-string diddley bow he made. In the early 1950s, Guy began performing with bands in Baton Rouge. While living there, he worked as a custodian at Louisiana State University. Soon after moving to Chicago on September 25, 1957, Guy fell under the influence of Muddy Waters." L'est we forget the journey...

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Eric Clapton Sings Willie Dixon

One of my favorites from Clapton's 461 Ocean Boulevard release circa 1974, a pretty good year if memory serves...

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Al Green & The Memphis Horns -- Still In Love With You

1972, talk about that special touch, it's everywhere with this one...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Rory Gallagher -- Bowed Not Broken

One for DeucE, No Pain - No Gain, To Better Days...

Friday, October 26, 2018

Tony Joe White -- The Train I'm On

This Louisiana boy is some bummed... So long Tony Joe, RIP.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Levon's Dream -- Hurray For The Riff Raff

Giving thanks here on a Sunday morn for every now and again, the tumblers click into place, see for yourself...

Dr. John -- History Lesson With Clint Eastwood

What he said...

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cry Sky -- Double Trouble & Company

One for Stevie Ray - Studio and Live. Still waiting for Stevie's next release if you know what I mean, should be any day now...

Friday, September 21, 2018

Bird Nest On The Ground -- Doyle Bramhall & Company

Memphis Horns, anyone?

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Sixto Rodriguez -- I Wonder

Bass anyone? Great comeback story with this artist. Speaking of same, just wondering how the Saints will do tomorrow against the Browns after losing to the Bucs last week for "deep" we will be if the season start is 0-2 yet again...

Saturday, September 8, 2018

St. Roch Blues -- Hurray For The Riff Raff

For we simply must, or not...

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Jackie Wilson -- Baby Workout

Released in March 1963 and taking it to the next level for the world to behold. Man, JW had some moves...