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Lonnie Mack (1964) The Wham of That Memphis Man (LP) Fraternity (F-1014)

Lonnie Mack

The Wham of That Memphis Man

Fraternity F-1014

Produced by Carl Edmondson

1964

***** sounds good

Debut album from Mr. McIntosh, featuring all his classic 1963 guitar-based instrumentals. 69 more words

1960s

Bright Lights, Big City.

For the sake of continuity, I felt compelled to include this picture from Shinjuku Gyoen National Park. It was a nice day even if it was a bit cold for our first visit to a big city. 137 more words

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Baby What You Want Me To Do

A November 1959 release that was a hit in early 1960, Jimmy Reed’s “Baby What You Want Me To Do” b/w “Caress Me Baby” on Vee-Jay 333 was a blues that actually charted in the pop Top 40.  65 more words

"Found Love"

Vee-Jay 347 is from May 1960,  Jimmy Reed’s “Found Love” b/w “Where Can You Be?”

Album review: Buddy Guy, Slippin’ In (1994)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, DEC. 15, 1994

By Steve Newton

I always felt that Buddy Guy’s two Grammy award–winning ’90s releases—Damn Right I’ve Got the Blues… 243 more words

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Working it

The past few weeks have been pretty busy, thanks to some wonderful wonderful work. I know everyone hates waking up in the morning to get ready for their jobs, but it’s so great to have a reason to hate waking up. 90 more words

Farmers Market Blues

The other day, Dad had the itch to do music at the Montavilla farmers market. Here’s one of the songs he played, a Jimmy Reed tune, “Going to New York.”

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