Chances are most of us would not even be aware enough to discuss, much less compile, a list of great blues albums if not for guys like John Mayall Canadian blues artists are missing here! Half of them are on vinyl though and I have a big job ahead of me digitizing them all. I used to have in the early 1970:ies an album with Dutch band Living Blues. Bo Carter, Blind Boy Fuller, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Robert Wilkins, Furry Lewis, Memphis Minnie, Elizabeth Cotten, Rev Gary Davis, Lil Son Jackson, Dave Honeyboy Edwards, Cephas and Wiggins, John Jackson, Sony Boy Williamson I, Stefan Grossman, Eric Bibb are all major names worthy of inclusion in my opinion. Muddy Waters and Johnny Winter —- Hard Again — Incredible! John Mayall is not in the pantheon of blues artists. Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You 22.
Ray Charles -The Genius Sings The Blues……. Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightning 06. Love seeing a list like this and watch people speak of their favorites and how could they miss…. Muddy Waters - I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man 03. !? I own most of the 100 mentioned but would like consideration for: Muddy Waters — The London sessions, Big Joe Williams — Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick.
The blues was almost dead in the us. Often called Piedmont or East Coast blues there are those who would split hairs and make each a distinct school , tidewater blues is generally more intricate and delicate than the Delta or Texas strains of the genre, and draws more heavily on piano rags as well as the black string band tradition and features a gentle, melodic and easy rolling feel. Lowell Fulson - Tollin Bells 14. I also remember that the guitarist played a black Gibson Les Paul Custom. Both players enjoying the company they were keeping. Please note: If you purchase an item from us, we will use your email address to send you our once-a-year announcment when our new Blues calendar is ready to ship.
He steps in and out of the shadows as Otis leads the band. Meet the band Started out a few years ago with 2 people getting together for lunch, a guitar player and a bass player. Photographs or pictures can be part of these historical records, deemed fair use and are only a part of the complete work, but copyrights are owned by their respective creators or right holders. Triumph was labeled hard rock or heavy metal but Rik Emmett and the band did play and record some bluesy music from time to time. The British blues scene during the sixties was so important for the founders of the blues and played an very important role to make this black music style to be accepted among the white audience in America. Get your 2019 Blues Artwork Calendar with Featuring 23 classic Pre-War Blues songs from such artists as: Charley Patton, William Harris, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Blind Blake, Memphis Minnie, Raymond Barrow, The Beale Street Sheiks, Lottie Kimbrough and more!! Fleetwood Mac including Green lack that raw blues voice, but I love their blues stuff.
We all know that our bluesmakers of all folks cannot possibly be ranked like football teams or mutual funds. If you don't want to receive our yearly Blues calendar announcement, please click We will not send you any other notices, promos or ads, just our one-time announcement when our new Blues calendar is ready to be purchased. Little Walter - My Babe 07. Memphis Slim - Youth To You 17. Muddy Waters - I'm Ready 24.
I wish it was more than 100. Bo Diddley - I'm A Man 05. And we are now accepting PayPal! Howlin' Wolf - Poor Boy 23. As usual guitar is the theme. The Charles Ford Band —- The Charles Ford Band- with Robbin Ford at his best — Amazing! Memphis Slim - Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues 10. Its near impossible to get all of them, but you need to take the classic rock bands off and replace them with real blues players like the ones listed above. Odd Muddy Waters choices — should be Real Fok Blues or Sail On.
As for Jimmy Reed, Cold Chills tops the Carnegie Hall album. I would also include Alvin Lee and Ten Years After Playing the Blues. Monster Mike Welch — Axe to Grind — Rockin! I am thinking that udiscovermusic is not living up to its name but being arrogant in essentially pushing the idea that blues is English-American. Ruth Brown, James Cotten, Son Seals, Big Twist and the Mellow Fellows, Little Ed and the Blues Imperials, The Staple Singers,Savoy Brown, John Hammond, Sister Roseta Thorp, Ko Ko Tylor, Bobby Blue Bland, Kokomo Arnald, I almost out of room here… to bad I could name another hundred I bet. Muddy Waters - Rollin' Stone 11.
Robert Johnson - Cross Road Blues 02. Howlin' Wolf - Louise 18. He had others that could easily have been on this list as well. You could get rid of all the rock bands and all the English bands. Peter greens playing on it sublime. He actually did make the list, but only for one album? We Also Accept PayPal Now! They are not blues bands, no matter how hard they try.
I am prepared to ignore your future posts if you continue with American and English biases and continue ignoring Canada and other countries. Hutto, Jimmy Cotton, Walter Horton, Johnny Shines, Johnny Young, Homesick James, and Charlie Musselwhite is absolutely essential blues listening! Another in the series assembled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Appalachian Studies at Ferrum College in Ferrum, Virginia, combines commercially released 78s from the 1920s with field recordings done in the 1940s, '50s and '70s to provide a historical sketch of blues in the region. King Live At Cook County Jail B. Geoff is referring to the Arhoolie release of the Charles Ford Band, which preceeded the Ford Bros on Blue Rock-It. No one mentioned Hadda Brooks. Glad Alex Koris was mentioned. And consider the folks whose paths never crossed those of the white historians or those who sang only to themselves and their God.
Yea, that would be cool. All meta data gets added by our awesome users. Handy found and lost at the Tutwiler train depot in 1903. It originated somewhere, found a place in America, became known in England, Canada too I would argue and perhaps many other places. Muddy Waters - Forty Days And Forty Nights 15. But more importantly, we can see all the comments of what people left out.