Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Renee Geyer Band 1976 Really Really Love You





Genre: R&B
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:41:36
Size: 95,19 MB

Australia

Recorded live during Australian tour 1976.

artists:

Backing Vocals – Douglas Williams, Otis Kevinagh, Stanley Brown
Bass – Barry Sullivan
Drums – Greg Tell
Guitar – John Pugh
Keyboards – Mal Logan
Saxophone – Bruce Sandell
Trombone – Miguel Carranza
Trumpet – Russel Smith
Vocals – Renee Geyer

Tracklist:

01 - Hard Head 05:34

02 - Shakey Ground 04:38

03 - Person To Person 04:09

04 - It Only Happens 04:19

05 - Booty 05:06

06 - Masquerade 06:41

07 - Really Really Love You 11:09





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Monday, August 21, 2017

Darrell Mansfield 2007 Shades



Genre: Blues-Rock
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:56:24
Size: 128,94 MB

United States

Christian Blues Music, Live Concert favorites, ripping guitar and the best harmonica work I've ever had the pleasure to listen to! (Messiah's Misfit)

Tracklist:

01 - Homerun 03:30

02 - The Mission 04:34

03 - Nobody's Fault But Mine 03:02

04 - Dreamin' Schemin' 05:08

05 - Trouble 05:53

06 - Get Ready 06:46

07 - Thunder And Lighting 05:00

08 - Million $ Feeling 05:20

09 - Tell The Truth 05:09

10 - Never Heard A Man 04:18

11 - Jesus Coming Soon 07:44





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Amos Milburn 1996 Blues, Barrelhouse & Boogie Woogie (LL)



Genre: Blues
Rate: 175 kbps VBR / 44100 from lossless source!
Time: 03:02:57
Size: 232,89 MB

United States

Review by Bill Dahl

Here's a three-disc, 66-song package that's heavy on boogies and blues and slightly deficient in the ballad department. Everything that is aboard is top-drawer, though -- the booze odes, many a party rocker, and a plethora of the double-entendre blues that Milburn reveled in during his early years.


Tracklist:

CD1:

01 - After Midnite 02:56

02 - My Baby's Boogying 02:28

03 - Down The Road Apiece 02:57

04 - Amos' Blues 02:26

05 - Amos' Boogie 02:21

06 - Operation Blues 02:42

07 - Cinch Blues 02:40

08 - Everything I Do Is Wrong 02:40

09 - Blues At Sundown 02:25

10 - Money Hustilin' Woman 02:32

11 - Sad And Blue 03:05

12 - Mean Woman 03:06

13 - Aladdin Boogie 02:19

14 - Nickel Plated Baby 02:20

15 - Real Gone 03:06

16 - Rainy Weather Blues 03:00

17 - Train Whistle Blues 03:07

18 - Train Time Blues 03:07

19 - Bye Bye Boogie 03:06

20 - Pot Luck Boogie 02:39

21 - It's A Married Woman 02:53

22 - My Tortured Mind 02:37


CD2:

01 - Hold Me Baby 02:48

02 - Chicken Shack Boogie 02:48

03 - Hard Driving Blues 02:43

04 - I'm Gonna Leave You 02:25

05 - Pool Playing Blues 02:40

06 - Rocky Road Blues (Take 1) 02:47

07 - Rocky Road Blues (Take 2) 02:50

08 - Lonesome For The Blues 02:53

09 - Slow Down Blues 03:02

10 - Anybody's Blues 02:50

11 - It Took A Long, Long Time 02:37

12 - Wolf On The River 02:38

13 - Frank's Blues 02:49

14 - Empty Arms Blues 02:55

15 - A & M Blues 02:54

16 - Won't You Kinda Think It Over 02:45

17 - Jitterbug Fashion Parade 02:27

18 - My Luck Is Bound To Change 02:52

19 - Roomin' House Boogie 02:43

20 - Walkin' Blues 02:58

21 - Blue And Lonesome 02:15

22 - Let's Make Christmas Merry, Baby 02:53


CD3:

01 - Drifting Blues 02:51

02 - Untitled Boogie 01:56

03 - Melting Blues 02:42

04 - Boogie Woogie 02:49

05 - Atomic Baby 02:42

06 - Sex Shack Boogie 02:49

07 - Birmingham Bounce 03:04

08 - Let's Rock A While 02:37

09 - Hard Luck Blues 03:14

10 - Two Years Of Torture 03:00

11 - Bad, Bad Whiskey 02:56

12 - Tears, Tears, Tears 02:45

13 - Put Something In My Hand 03:00

14 - Trouble In Mind 02:33

15 - Flying Home 02:53

16 - Let Me Go Home, Whiskey 02:47

17 - Please Mr. Johnson 02:39

18 - Let's Have A Party 02:30

19 - One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer 03:14

20 - Good, Good Whiskey 03:00

21 - After Awhile 02:42

22 - I Guess I'll Go 03:10





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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Mike Morgan & The Crawl feat. Lee McBee 1999 I Like The Way You Work It (LL)





Genre: Blues
Rate: 248 kbps VBR / 44100 from lossless source!
Time: 00:54:47
Size: 99,21 MB

United States

Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Over the course of the '90s, Mike Morgan & the Crawl built a solid following by releasing albums every bit as solid as I Like the Way You Work It. There are really no surprises on this, their sixth album, but that doesn't mean that it's a disappointment, either. True, there aren't any songs that are instant knockouts, but there aren't any outright losers, and the Crawl's performance is muscular and committed throughout the record. Morgan's stinging solos are still a treat and Lee McBee's vocal and harmonica work are only getting better with age. If these two were working with a set of truly stellar material, the results could have been remarkable. As it stands, I Like the Way You Work It simply has good generic songs. And while that may not be enough for it to transcend its generic roots, it's enough to make it a good listen.

Tracklist:

01 - Somebody Help Me 03:14

02 - One Of A Kind 04:07

03 - I Like The Way You Work It 04:29

04 - What Do That Mean 03:53

05 - The Hammer 04:01

06 - Face Down In The Dirt 03:58

07 - I Got My Eyes On You 03:16

08 - Flyin' High 03:42

09 - I Wanna Know 06:44

10 - See Me Runnin' 04:23

11 - Chasin' Casey 04:48

12 - All My Life 04:42

13 - Martinis For Two 03:30





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Brian Young 2001 Bad Luck & Trouble



Genre: Blues
Rate: 271 kbps VBR / 44100
Time: 00:52:30
Size: 99,20 MB

United States

At the age of 17, Brian Young began playing the guitar. A self-taught musician from East St. Louis, IL. with plenty of accomplishments, Brian and the band won the 1999-2000 battle of the blues bands in Irvine Lake, Ca. Brian is also very proud to have been a semifinalist in the Jimi Hendrix electric guitar competition.

Whether playing the guitar with his teeth or playing behind his head -- however he plays the guitar -- Brian keeps the audience both entertained and spellbound with his soulful style of playing this wonderful music.

Brian has worked with numerous musicians, such as Larry "Arkansas" Davis, actress/vocalist Ms. Janet Carol, harmonic fats, Lowell Fulsom, as well as William Clarke, Carey Bell and many, many others.

Brian’s goals are to keep making good music and to keep the blues alive !!!!


Tracklist:

01 - Don't Cry 05:18

02 - Can't Kill Nothing Won't Nothing Die 03:50

03 - Bad Luck And Trouble 06:31

04 - Pawnshop Blues Pt. 1 06:50

05 - Pawnshop Blues Pt. 2 05:29

06 - My Car Your Car 07:13

07 - Over The Mountain 05:06

08 - I'm Sorry Baby 06:01

09 - Taking Me Through Some Changes 06:12





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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Various Artists 2010 The Gospel Truth





Genre: Gospel
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 01:18:05
Size: 178,57 MB

United States

Editorial Reviews

By the 1970s gospel music was at a crossroads. Rhythm and blues had moved into soul, and the old-timey feel of much of gospel was alienating younger audiences. It fought back by adapting the sounds of contemporary funk and soul to their songs of devotion, and in recent years these records have become some of the hottest items amongst collectors. However until now the Stax Organisation and its Gospel Truth label had been largely ignored.

Started by label boss Al Bell and run by veteran black music radio promotions man Dave Clark, it aimed to capitalise on the success Bell had had with the Staples Singers, the gospel group becoming a pop sensation on the main Stax label. The idea was that the Gospel Truth label would take existing and new gospel acts and give them the Stax makeover. The very best soul musicians in the world would take time out from cutting hits to create the music for a series of gospel soul and funk masterpieces.

This compilation tells the story of Stax's move into the gospel field by choosing the best of the output. From the Staple Singers' glorious template via the inspired and unique voice of Rance Allen, the mainstay of the Gospel Truth label itself. We have cuts from the sought-after and super-rare Sons Of Truth LP, and Joshie Joe Armstead's You Got The Vibes, a UK northern soul monster almost from the day it was released.

The 20 tracks reflect the sound of popular black American music of the day - from the out and out funk of Clarence Smith, through the group soul harmonies of 21st Century to the proto-disco sound of the Howard Lemon Singers. If the connection with God sometimes seems tenuous, it was all part of the plan to bring you to Him by stealth.

Tracklist:

01 - The Sons Of Truth - Son Of The Deacon 05:27

02 - Clarence Smith - Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child 05:17

03 - The Marion Games Singers - Do Your Thing 05:39

04 - Jacqui Verdell - We're Gonna Have A Good Time 02:58

05 - The Staple Singers - Brand New Day 03:45

06 - The Rance Allen Group - Talk That Talk Pt 1 04:23

07 - Joshie Jo Armstead - I Got The Vibes 02:16

08 - Annette Thomas - You Need A Friend Like Mine 02:55

09 - The Rance Allen Group - (There's Gonna Be A) Showdown 02:48

10 - The Howard Lemon Singers - Let Me Come Home 09:03

11 - The Marion Gaines Singers - It Will Soon Be Over 02:44

12 - The Sons Of Truth - I Don't Know Where We're Heard 03:06

13 - Louise McCord - Better Get A Move On 03:50

14 - The Staple Singers - When Will We Be Paid For The Work We Did 02:35

15 - The 21st Century - It The Shoes Fit, Wear It 03:22

16 - Charles May & Annette May Thomas - Keep My Baby Warm 03:49

17 - Clarence Smith - I'll Just Keep On Trying 03:15

18 - Joshie Jo Armstead - Stumblin' Blocks, Steppin' Stones (What Took Me So Long) 04:17

19 - The Marion Gaines Singers - You Can't Stop Me Now 02:35

20 - The Staple Singers - Name The Missing Word 04:01





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Headband 1979 Straight Ahead





Genre: Jazz-Rock
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:40:25
Size: 92,52 MB

Germany

HEADBAND was a fusion band from Köln active from the early 70's to early 80's. Through their career they played a quirky kind of fusion comparable to that of PASSPORT for example, or on their earlier albums someone from the German jazz scene of the time like SURGERY. Even though they were active for a long time, they released their first album as late as 1979. Through all three albums they had a mostly stable line-up whose members were related in one way or another to other artists from the krautrock scene.

Bass, Cuica, Percussion – Cläusel Quitschau
Drums, Percussion – Man Breuer*
Guitar, Congas, Handclaps – Jan Reimers*
Keyboards, Voice, Handclaps – Mike Herting
Saxophone – Norbert Stein


Tracklist:

01 - The Devil & Miss Brown 07:36

02 - Careful Exercise 06:19

03 - Gringita 06:59

04 - Zero-Zero 09:19

05 - A Day Is A Year 10:12





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John Primer 1997 Keep On Lovin' The Blues







Genre: Blues
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:56:27
Size: 129,13 MB

United States

Biography by Bill Dahl

By any yardstick, Chicago guitarist John Primer has paid his dues. Prior to making The Real Deal for Mike Vernon's Atlantic-distributed Code Blue label, Primer spent 13 years as the ever-reliable rhythm guitarist with Magic Slim & the Teardrops. Before that, he filled the same role behind Chicago immortals Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon.

All that grounding has paid off handsomely for Primer. His sound is rooted in the classic Windy City blues sound of decades past: rough-edged and uncompromising and satisfying in the extreme. He's one of the last real traditionalists in town.

By the time he came to Chicago in 1963, Primer was thoroughly familiar with the lowdown sounds of Waters, Wolf, Jimmy Reed, B.B. and Albert King, and Elmore James. He fronted a West Side outfit for a while called the Maintainers, dishing out a mix of soul and blues before joining the house band at the Southside blues mecca Theresa's Lounge for what ended up being a nine-year run. Elegant guitarist Sammy Lawhorn proved quite influential on Primer's maturing guitar approach during this period.

Always on the lookout for aspiring talent, Willie Dixon spirited him away for a 1979 gig in Mexico City. After a year or so as one of Dixon's All-Stars, Primer was recruited to join the last band of Muddy Waters, playing with the Chicago blues king until his 1983 death. Right after that, Primer joined forces with Magic Slim; their styles interlocked so seamlessly that their partnership seemed like an eternal bond.

But Primer deserved his own share of the spotlight. In 1993, Michael Frank's Chicago-based Earwig logo issued Primer's debut domestic disc, Stuff You Got to Watch. It was a glorious return to the classic '50s Chicago sound, powered by Primer's uncommonly concise guitar work and gruff, no-nonsense vocals. With the 1995 emergence of The Real Deal -- produced by Vernon and featuring all-star backing by harpist Billy Branch, pianist David Maxwell, and bassist Johnny B. Gayden, Primer's star appeared ready to ascend. He soon transferred back to the Wolf label for sets such as 1997's Cold Blooded Blues Man, 1998's Blues Behind Closed Doors, and 2000's It's a Blues Life.



Tracklist:

01 - The Kiss Of Fire 03:59

02 - Knocking At Your Door 04:07

03 - Change Your Evil Ways 03:54

04 - Lonely Days And Nights 04:05

05 - Excited By Your Charms 04:55

06 - Hard Working Woman 04:24

07 - Brutal Hearted Woman 05:19

08 - Everytime You Touch Me 04:49

09 - That's Alright 05:14

10 - A Woman Was Made To Be Loved 04:44

11 - I Been Dogged Around 03:53

12 - I Want To Know 07:04





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John Primer 1991 Poor Man Blues





Genre: Blues
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:53:41
Size: 122,72 MB

United States

Review by Thom Owens

Poor Man Blues: Chicago Blues Session, Vol. 6 showcases the exceptional guitar skills of John Primer, who long served as a guitarist for Muddy Waters and Magic Slim. Primer falls somewhere between the two, turning out tough Chicago blues fueled by his biting slide guitar. His original songs aren't particularly interesting, but they function as good vehicles for exciting jams. In the end, Primer might not add anything new to Chicago blues, but he has a great time playing, and it sure is fun to listen to his play.

Tracklist:

01 - Add A Little Touch 04:08

02 - Smile In Your Face 06:14

03 - Poor Man Blues 03:38

04 - If I Could Hold You In My Arms 06:54

05 - Hiding Place 03:27

06 - I'm A Blues Man 05:59

07 - My Eyes Keep Me In Trouble 04:23

08 - My Baby Don't Love Me 05:19

09 - Try My Lovin' 04:11

10 - Corinna 05:43

11 - Forgive Not Forget 03:45





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John Primer 2008 All Original





Genre: Blues
Rate: 275 kbps VBR / 44100
Time: 01:00:39
Size: 118,24 MB

United States

Album Notes

Grammy Award and Handy Award Nominee, John Primer’s history is the real deal!

John’s life started in Camden Mississippi on his grandmother’s sharecropper land, dreaming of a better life and working in the fields. His biggest dream in life was to someday play his guitar with his idol Muddy Waters. John ended up doing that and much, much more!

John should be credited for helping Muddy Waters bring the Blues to Chicago and for taking it further into the 21st Century.John has been that perfect liaison – filling the gap between the older traditional style and the younger Chicago Blues style.John went from field songs and gospels, into traditional Blues, then R&B and Soul then finally pioneering the infamous Chicago Blues style we know today.

“All Original” is a dream come true for John. 12 all original songs recorded for his very own record label – Blues House Productions, is another first.

Cataloging his own music, writing, producing, teaching young musicians and sharing his experiences with the world is now his focus and life mission.

This first CD is only the beginning, putting 12 all originals into it’s collection.

“All Original” starts out fast with “Add A Little Touch”, shaking you up and getting you ready for a full blues experience. “Going Back To Mississippi” pays tribute to his home and let’s you into his heart. “I Called My Baby” is a slide guitar lovers dream! “Everyday Brings By A Change” is one of John’s favorites and represents how he looks at life. “Blue Eyed Woman”, “Other Man”, “The Woman That I am Loving”, and “Bad Child” are all great examples of John’s diverse Blues skills. “Keep On Loving The Blues” is another Primer favorite. John sings this at the end of most of his shows to send the audience home remembering to keep on loving the Blues. “At Home Alone” is a great soul-felt, minor key song, highlighting John's R&B, soulful voice. “Say Yes, Don’t Say No” shows John’s playful spirit. “All Original” ends with “Love In My Heart For You”, a traditional, acoustic duet with just John and Harmonica Hinds. John’s 3 year old daughter Aliya Makayla Becker is with them dancing around the studio, keeping daddy’s music alive and well!

This is only the beginning for John’s new label, Blues House Productions. Many more CD’s are already being worked on. The label’s intent is to preserve the Blues’ precious past, helping less fortunate musicians, while producing original music for our future.

Fore more information about John Primer, Blues House Productions or the CD “All Original”, please go to these websites www.johnprimerblues.com or John's new label - www.blueshouseproductions.com.


Tracklist:

01 - Add A Little Touch 05:02

02 - Going Back To Mississippi 04:37

03 - I Called My Baby 06:28

04 - Everyday Brings By A Change 05:06

05 - Blue Eyed Woman 05:35

06 - Other Man 03:59

07 - The Woman That I'm Loving 05:26

08 - Bad Child 04:18

09 - Keep On Loving The Blues 04:37

10 - At Home Alone 06:15

11 - Say Yes, Don't Say No 05:05

12 - Love In My Heart For You 04:11





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