Rippin’ into a piece of the fabric of my history I was about 50 years ago now at the young at of 17 that I first went to Chicago and saw this band! The Paul Butterfield Blues Band’s self-titled debut effort from would turn the Blues world in America on its head, much as Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton did a year later in England. A multi-racial band comprised of Chicago blues veterans, Paul Butterfield’s gruff-n-tumble vocals and raging harp would be complimented by guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop, and supported by a stellar rhythm section in bassist Jerome Arnold and drummer Sam Lay, both from Howlin’ Wolf’s band. The album’s mix of original material, including friend-of-the-band Nick Gravenites' “Born In Chicago” and the collaborative “Thank You Mr. Poobah” sit comfortably alongside covers of songs from Willie Dixon, Little Walter, Elmore James, and Muddy Waters.
do-over nice to hear from yah....yeah back to a bit of posting....the autumnal weather hits here and inside for more of the time....as well I've got my eyes now on what UMG doesn't want posted from their vast stockpiles of "music" but will see how it goes. Thanks and hope all of you are doing fine.
Just a fine way to end this very fine day…..I was thinking of Monk today as I strolled through the 400 plus photographs of Dennis Hopper’s Lost Album Exhibition at the RAC…..thought some of the work was tragically brilliant…why tragic because I think that Dennis was always consider an nutty activist/actor….not a very very artist with his finger on the pulse of what art was doing and where it was going. The Sunday Got Jazz and Memories selection from the Flimwell Papers’ Music Corner. Peace, love and scorpion vodka y’all!
Where The Westlin’ Winds Do Carry Me~Blue Rose Code
Oh the winds that take me here and there. Music fills the sails of my adventures often and the winds of change unfurl the better pages of my life…..such a fine little group and so Ironic that I had to go all the way to Carcassonne to hear them when they are playing this week in East End London……but that’s the life of music. The Friday Fresh Outta the Box selection from The Flimwell Papers Music Corner goes out with a special dedication to Ms. Frances and Bear up there……hope you like this guys they hale from up your way too!
It’s proper Rock’n’Roll robust and fully grown sound from lyrics to the basic striking sounds! Oh, yeah I guess I’d be a bit biased as they hale from my True North Native Land but they such a refreshing sound to dwell with this past week. It’s very easy to have them as the Friday Fresh Outta The Box selection from the Flimwell Papers’ Music Corner. Dig in and enjoy!
Something I don’t do very often…..live music on the selection…but this one found it’s way to my ears today as I was hurrying to buy a leaving present for a young pal. I was thinking where I was when I first heard the original by His Bobness and then that this rendition was older then both my son and the person I was buying the gift for…..but hey I remember when Neil was sing on the street in Yorkville down by the Gaslight and Dylan was ….well. enough of that…..enjoy this fine fine bit of homage by Brother Neil & Co.
You Can’t Force a Dance Party ~ Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele
Just a bit of the wild and off the beaten track stuff I get up to listening on my wild Wednesday’s sessions. I try to listen to either stuff I’ve not heard in my collection due to the size of it. albums bought for a track or two but not listened to in their entirety, or brand new ones that get sent down the mojo wire that’s the world wide interweb thing…..this one is a smile and a nod one over the coco tonight……just suits me fine with an old timey feel from a young today cast.
Ahh..such trouble life, a trouble soul and yet….there is something new each time I listen to Marvin’s music. It’s been a hunt for this one at the end of the day but….it’s been a pretty Soul sounds packed weekend. I had the Craig Charles Funky Souly Show on in the morning, out for Java Fix and we heard Otis…and then back home for more later in day while doing the chores. Music moves the world around just a little bit better….and then ended this fine last Sunday of Summer with a gem of a soundtrack by Marvin. So it meets the Sunday Got Soundtrack brief from the Flimwell Papers’ Music Corner. Peace, love and nesslerode pie, y’all!
There’s the famous Hi Rhythm Section churning away here, the straight up gritty truth of Mr. Clay’s vocals all mixed together with superb production. So I’ve been listening to a lot of Otis Clay’s take on Southern Soul sounds tonight……making this the Saturday Got Soul selection from the Flimwell Papers Music Corner was easy as enjoying Aunt Effie’s Nestlerode Pie!