James Booker – Junco Partner

James Booker, Junco Partner

I was born right around the time Jelly Roll Morton, one of our favorite New Orleans pianists, died. He was taught by my grandfather, James Carroll Booker I. All the men in my family have been piano players. …

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Guitar Slim – The Things That I Used to Do

Guitar Slim, The Things I Used to Do

  Gatemouth Brown, T-Bone Walker, Lowell Fulson and Guitar Slim were all performing one night at the White Eagle in Opelousas, Louisiana. Slim was headlining because ‘The Things I Used To Do’ was a scorcher. They were all …

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Smiley Lewis Rocks

Smiley Lewis

Trentasei tracce in un solo dischetto, tutte registrate negli studi di Cosimo Matassa a New Orleans dall’aprile 1950 al giugno 1958: la tedesca Bear Family non si smentisce pubblicando questa raccolta da tempo dovuta. Overton Amos Lemons, nato …

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