Muddy Waters Part One

Muddy Waters Part One

MUDDY WATERS (1915-1983), BLUES GUITARIST AND SINGER EMERGED FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA IN THE 1940S. IN CHICAGO HE PIONEERED IN USING THE ELECTRIC GUITAR IN HIS BLUES PERFORMANCES. 1964.

Muddy Waters Part One

I can’t believe it, I’m doing Muddy Waters Part One, and I’m going to do him like I haven’t seen anyone else has.

McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician who is often cited as the father of modern Chicago blues, and an important figure on the post-war blues scene.

Muddy Waters


McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician who is often cited as the father of modern Chicago blues, and an important figure on the post-war blues scene.  Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters Part One


Muddy Waters c. 1975
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Bill Withers Part Three

Bill Withers Part One

Bill Withers Part One

I know what you’re saying, why don’t I do Bill Withers Part Three, well I’m doing it now, so let’s have fun and enjoy.

Post-Columbia Career

Bill Withers Part Three

In 1988, a new version of Lovely Day from the 1977 Menagerie album, entitledLovely Day (Sunshine Mix) and remixed by Ben Liebrand, reached the Top 10 in theUnited Kingdom, leading to Withers performance on the long-running Top of thePops that year. The original release had reached # 7 in the UK in early 1978, andthe re-release climbed higher to # 4.

In 1987, he received his ninth Grammy Award nomination and on March 2, 1988, histhird Grammy for Best Rhythm and Blues Song as songwriter for the re-recording ofLean on Me by Club Nouveau on their debut album Life, Love and Pai...

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Happy Birthday Tom Jones

Happy Birthday Tom Jones

Happy Birthday Tom Jones

Happy Birthday Tom Jones, for you were born June 7, 1940, which makes you79 years old today. The first time, I heard him, was in 1971, were I was ten, and I thought he was Snoopy Sales. I was still a Bobby Sherman fan, but I like the cover of his album, so I bought, and still have it. The vinyl album is called It’s Not Unusual, but today, I found the British version is called Along Came Jones (which is also a name of a song, but he never sang it). I have never done this before, but since I’m carried away with this album, I’m first going to type about it and then you can hear Along Came Jones (the album and not the song), because It‘s Not Unusual (the album with the song, of the same name), isn’t in The iTunes Store (obviously a oversight).

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The Life And Times Of Neil Sedaka Part Eight

The Life And Times Of Neil Sedaka Part Eight

The Life And Times Of Neil Sedaka Part Eight

I’m now doing The Life And Times Of Neil Sedaka Part Eight, and it’s so great when the person you are blogging is Neil himself. please relax, read my blog and listen to his album.

Reissue of RCA-era Recordings

The Life And Times Of Neil Sedaka Part Eight


Throughout the 1970s, Sedaka‘s former record company, RCA, reissued his 1960s-era songs on compilation LPs on the RCA Victor and RCA Camden labels, a practice which continues to this day. The idea was to capitalize on Sedaka‘s newfound popularityby making his RCA-era recordings available to younger generations of fans.
Sedaka also released a final album of new material with RCA, consisting of a live concert he gave in Sydney. The album was relea...

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The Everly Brothers Part Five

The Everly Brothers Part Five

The Everly Brothers Part Five

Once again, I’m doing a blog, and this time it’s The Everly Brothers Part Five, which is the conclusion. Why, because I’m on my last album of theirs. I could buy more, but that’s going to have to wait.

Legacy

The Everly Brothers Part Five


The music of the Everly Brothers influenced the Beatles, who referred tothemselves as the English Everly Brothers when Paul McCartney and John Lennonwent hitchhiking south to win a talent competition. They based the vocalarrangement of Please Please Me on Cathy‘s Clown. Indeed, McCartney‘sauthorship and composition of On The Wings Of A Nightingale, the brothers lastBillboard US Hot 100 single, could be viewed as a protege repaying part of a debthe owed to de facto mentors.
Keith Rich...

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Happy Birthday Gary U.S. Bonds

Happy Birthday Gary U.S. Bonds

Happy Birthday Gary U.S. Bonds

On June 6, 1939, there was event taken place, and that was his birth. Happy Birthday Gary U.S. Bonds, and have another eighty years, for we love your songs, for we love your songs,and we wish you wou make more music soon.. I wish I could type you of the many songs that influences me, but I can’t. It’s not that I’m not I don’t have the words, it’s just I only remember one song that I played on my guitar, and that was “Out Of Work”. I was pretty good at it, but then I was “Out Of Work”, and I had nothing, that needed my attention, so I played all the time, until I sounded like the 45 vinyl record, which Gary U.S. Bonds played on. 

He’s now eighty, but look what he has accomplished a lot in his lifetime, can any of the performer...

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The Everly Brothers Part Four

The Everly Brothers Part Four

The Everly Brothers Part Four

Today is a great day for blogging, and I thought it’s time for The Everly Brothers Part Four, so let’;s begin with Phil Everly‘s death.

Phil Everly‘s Death

The Everly Brothers Part Four


On January 3, 2014, Phil Everly died at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, 16 days before his 75th birthday, of lung disease. Phil‘swidow Patti openly blamed her husband‘s death on his smoking habits, which causedhim to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and recounted Phil spendinghis final years having carried oxygen tanks with him wherever he went and taking20 different types of medications per day. She stated that although Phil hadstopped smoking in 2001, his lungs had already sustained permanent damage

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Herbie Hancock Part Five

Herbie Hancock Part Five

Herbie Hancock Part Five

yes, I’m doing Herbie Hancock Part Five, right now, and  I’m hoping to do another one this week. I don’t forget my favorites, it’s that I have so many to chose from, and more on the way.

1990s to 2000


Hancock live in concert
After a break following his leaving of Columbia, Hancock, together with Carter,Williams, Shorter, and Davis admirer Wallace Roney, recorded A Tribute to Miles,which was released in 1994. The album contained two live recordings and studiorecording songs, with Roney playing Davis‘s part as trumpet player. The album wona Grammy for best group album. Hancock also toured with Jack DeJohnette, DaveHolland and Pat Metheny in 1990 on their Parallel Realities tour, which included aperformance at the Montreux Jazz Festival i...

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Legendary Hank Williams Part five

Legendary Hank Williams Part five

Legendary Hank Williams Part five

It’s been awhile, but I still remember wanting to do Legendary Hank Williams Part five, and here it is, with the long waited disc two.

1950s

In 1950, Williams began recording as Luke the Drifter for his religious-themedrecordings, many of which are recitations rather than singing. Fearful that discjockeys and jukebox operators would hesitate to accept these unusual recordings,Williams used this alias to avoid hurting the marketability of his name. Althoughthe real identity of Luke the Drifter was supposed to be anonymous, Williams oftenperformed part of the material of the recordings on stage. Most of the materialwas written by Williams, in cases with the help of Fred Rose and his son Wesley.The songs depicted Luke the

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Legendary John Fogerty

Legendary John Fogerty

Legendary John Fogerty

I followed this man’s career as far back as the 1980’s, even though he started in the 1960’s, Legendary John Fogerty is one of my favorites. I’m so glad that I’m still in 1945, so I can do this blog right, and not to hurry to catch up with the next year.

John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American musician, singer, andsongwriter. Together with Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, and his brother Tom Fogerty, he founded the band Creedence Clearwater Revival, for which he was the lead singerlead guitarist and principal songwriter. The group had nine top-ten singles andeight gold albums between 1968 and 1972, and was inducted into the Rock and RollHall of Fame in 1993.

John Fogerty

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John Cameron Fogerty

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