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365 Days of Album Recommendations - Feb 22

Mississippi John Hurt – 1928 Sessions

This is quite possibly one of the most important collections of recorded music in the history of important collections of recorded music. 199 more words

Album Recommendations

John Martyn – “The Tumbler” (3)

Buying the albums sampled on “You Can All Join In”.

There will be a little more from the jottings in the album covers in due course, but now we start on the music. 223 more words

December 27, 1895: You Can Step on My Blue Suede Shoes, But Don't You Touch My Stetson

The night was clear and the moon was yellow
And the leaves came tumbling down

Many of us remember the hit recording from 1959 about an unfortunate bit of a barroom business between Billy Lyon and his good friend Stagger Lee. 325 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

250 word album review: Taj Mahal -Labor of Love

Everyone knows what Taj Mahal brings to the table. There won’t be many surprises but you still know it will be quality. One of the most experienced bluesmen in history keeps on track with his 47th album… 226 more words

250 Word Album Reviews

Let The Mermaids Flirt With Me

Mississippi John Hurt’s Let The Mermaids Flirt With Me came out in 1966. I learned of this song while searching for Chicken of The Sea commercials. 81 more words


Saturday Matinee - Mississippi John Hurt, Jimi Hendrix & Stevie Ray Vaughan

Mississippi John Hurt sings a classic spiritual.

Jimi Hendrix – no slouch on a reversed and restrung 12-string.

Stevie Ray Vaughan burns it. The clip is apparently from a television show in France, date unknown. 38 more words