50 Minutes Electric Blues radio Session

50 Minutes Electric Blues Session

This radio session is all about the electric blues, with one exception: Big Bill Broonzy’s “Sixteen Tons” an acoustic classic.  You will further find  various classics of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, Johnny Otis, Taj Mahall and many more..

West Coast Blues Lowell Fulson

We kick of with “My Aching Back” by Lowell Fulson. This hit was released  on 45 RPM in 1966 as the backside of “Change your Ways” and contains a whole lot of rhythm and was featured on his album “Soul”.

Taj Mahal and Otis Rush

In honor of Taj Mahal’s career Sony Music released an collection of studio recordings called The Hidden Treasures of Taj Mahal. “Chainey Do” appears on this album and is like most of his early recordings a rocking blues tune. Another bluesman in this radio session Otis Rush released his hit “Me” on his 1969 album Mourning In the Morning. This song is very grooving and soulful blues song and contains on hell of a guitar solo  listen at: 2:22 minutes.

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Long Green Stuff by Howlin’ Wolf

Howlin’ Wolf’s “Long Green Stuff” recorded on september 28, 1962 in Chicago alongside Johnny Jones, Hubert Sumlin, Jerome Arnold and Junior Blackman. this is a tight grooving song and  contains some awesome piano licks. “Let the Good Times Roll” Is featured on Freddie Kings album on the Wolf label. All songs were recorded in France in 1974-1975.

Enjoy your 50 minutes of electric blues. Find more BBB radio sessions here or on Mixcloud.

 

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