Maybe that was the best thing that could have happened. The series ran to over fifty volumes. Some of this material has been used by Ace in their By The Bayou series. In the large stable of blues talent that Jay Miller recorded for Excello, no one enjoyed more mainstream success than Slim Harpo.
Slim was born with the name Otis Hicks in St. Louis, MO, on March 13, After 13 years of living on a farm outside of the city, the Hicks family moved to Louisiana, first settling in St.
Francisville where he took to the guitar. In he moved to Baton Rouge, playing on weekends in local ghetto bars, and started to make a name for himself on the local circuit. Having a few minutes before the session, I put Leslie in the studio and the rest of us went into the control room to listen. When I turned on the equipment and signaled him to begin, I was surprised by what I heard.
It was so much more than what I expected. I was immediately convinced that this was an artist of great potential. Guitar Gable was born in near Opelousas, Louisiana.
Gable was influenced by the music of Guitar Slim,and was self-taught in playing the guitar by his mid-teens. He soon teamed up with King Karl and formed the Musical Kings.
Introduced to the record producer J. Gable and the Musical Kings had earlier recorded their own debut single for Excello in Gable died in hospital at Opelousas on January 28, He was born in the city on January 5th, Thomas probably spans a longer recording history with Jay Miller than anyone else.
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In addition to classic artists, Dont Go Way Nobody - George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers - Volume 2 (Vinyl, the show focuses an equal amount of time on those forgotten blues figures from the past; from the once popular artists who are now a memory to the obscure artists who may have only cut a handful of 78's, 45's, LP's or were recorded in the field.
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Below is a list of some records I'm currently looking for. Purchase or trade is fine and I don't mind getting a copy on disc or swapping digitally. Natural 1 Mrs. Scold 1 Ms. Dick 1 Philip K. Custer 2 Please Mrs.
Rachel Lefebure 1 Rachel Stewart 49 Rachel Stewart and her family 1 rachel stewart obituary in the washington post 1 Rachel Stewart. Hotel Detective 1 shoreham hotel. Lauderdale 1 St. Charles Streetcar 2 St. Louis 1 the sports illustrated cover curse 1 The Springfields 1 The St. New Orleans 2 tuba skinny on royal street 1 tuba skinny on royal street in new orleans 1 tuba skinny on royal street New Orleans 1 tuba skinny on steamboat stomp 1 tuba skinny on the steamboat Natchez.
It should both bring joy and look nice. What could fit that description better than an old or new! As a dedicated record fan myself, I may be somewhat biased. I have been known to truck 30 pounds of vinyl records through downtown New York in a tote bag, giddy with the knowledge that I could trade them for other vinyl records at one particular store in Manhattan.
Perhaps slightly. Join the club, put on an album, and read up! About seven years later, inAlbuquerque-based screenwriter and filmmaker Christopher Boone made the same jubilant re discovery. Records, although no substitute for streaming, offered something different.
They offered a tangible ritual, a welcome reprieve from the digital sphere and its dictates. Alongside the classic live album and full concert film restored and re-edited from the original 35mm Dont Go Way Nobody - George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers - Volume 2 (Vinyl and enhanced with 5.
The 3-LP gram vinyl set includes 9 songs not included on the release of the album, while the 2-CD release includes 8 tracks more than its original release. InPink Floyd made a triumphant resurgence. Born to Run changed my life. Oversized, operatic, and full of grandiose musical gestures, it sounded like a Phil Spector album and I loved it for its outrageous flourishes, Dont Go Way Nobody - George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers - Volume 2 (Vinyl sheer joy in its own majesty, and its wild and outrageous poetry about life on the Jersey shore.
It turned my teenage hormones to 10, and made me want to break free of all the constraints of my small town life. It conjured up a world of desperate and romantic characters—set against a backdrop of turnpikes, oil refineries, and billboards—making last ditch attempts to get out, escape, and set themselves free, no matter the cost.
Instead he began a process of relentlessly stripping his sound down and paring his lyrics to the essentials. The back story is well known; the Boss originally recorded the songs as demos for an album with his E Street Band, but after recording a version of them with the band—which has never been released, although there has long been talk of its emergence—he decided the demos were Dont Go Way Nobody - George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers - Volume 2 (Vinyl, and ultimately decided to release them rather than the E Street versions.
What is remarkable is the beauty he conjures from that darkness. Haunting and haunted, he sings song after song of bad luck, murder, crime and punishment, economic hard times, and looking for reasons to believe—in life, in goodness, in the LP) of it all. Lawrence Sieberth is one of those great musicians that all the other musicians know about.
That should change with the release of his latest quartet record, An Evening in Paris. Sieberth is a veteran player on the local scene and has a vast number of national and international credits as a versatile keyboard accompanist, multifaceted composer, bandleader, producer and more.
I have known him for many years and have recorded with him, hung with him, and played gigs with him. His playing is legendary in New Orleans. His collaborations go back decades.
The new album features all Sieberth originals, mostly new, brimming with melodic and rhythmic invention. When I was little the whole thing was crammed full of stuff to the point you could barely move in there. Jackets, baseball gloves, and stereo equipment filled most of it. It took me quite a bit of digging, but I remember how excited I was as a 6 year old kid to see Abbey Road and Revolver amongst so many other cool album covers peeking out at me from behind the barricade of junk.
I had found my dads old record collection. Shuffling violently through the boxes, I picked out all of the Beatles and Beach Boys albums I could find and set them aside on the floor.
So those records were extra special to me when I found them in the old vinyl box.
Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Various - Club Cutz (Vinyl, LP), Before The Rocks Cry Out - Jimmy Snelen - It’s My Desire (Vinyl, LP, Album), Leif Garrett - Runaround Sue / California Girls (Vinyl), Everything Counts - Depeche Mode - Construction Time Again (Cassette, Album), Tied To A Tree, Calderone - Calderone (4) - Calderone (Vinyl), Rubber Ball (Space Kitchen) - Underworld - Underneath The Radar (Cassette, Album), We Delight - Various - Our God Of Wonders Volume 1 (CD), Capital Do Samba - Chico Buarque - Chico E As Cidades (DVD), Ray Conniff His Orchestra And Chorus* - Rhapsody In Rhythm (Vinyl)