Ruthie Foster offers a song of encouragement in dark times.
‘This is something I could really get into’: Steve Cropper on the often-forgotten influence of bluesman Jimmy Reed
One key element kept him from following in Reed’s footsteps, though.
He never stops experimenting, never stops surprising, and never stops entertaining.
This makes Moore’s case again as one of modern blues’ most visceral voices.
The idea here is to rehabilitate the studio tracks from ‘Fandango.’
The kind of torrential, brain-freeze licks that can only be compared to Hendrix.
One Track Mind: Mike Zito with Sonny Landreth, “Fortunate Son” from Blues Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival (2014)
Every bit of this song’s original impetus, that flinty anger, returns.
Could there have been a different guitarist in that legendary band?
“Everyone wants some peace of mind,” McCarty says, “even original Yardbirds.”
The late Muddy Waters is in the blood, soul and heart of Mud Morganfield.