Last night on Blues Breakers our Artist of the Week was Johnny Copeland. We played some new music from Bob Margolin and by Chicago Bluesman Studebaker John. And more!
Tom Marker’s Blues Breakers for 3-12-12
Artist of the Week: Johnny “Clyde” Copeland
JOHNNY COPELAND – DON’T STOP BY THE CREEK, SON
Special guest Stevie Ray Vaughan on guitar on this track from the 1983 album, Texas Twister.
BOB MARGOLIN – LOST AGAIN
Bob will be appearing at the 2012 Chicago Blues Festival on Saturday, June 9. This song comes from his very new album with the Mike Sponza Band, Blues Around the World.
JOHNNY COPELAND – TUMBLING DICE
This song comes from a Rolling Stones tribute album recorded with various blues artists called, Paint it Blue. Backing up Johnny are Derek Trucks and Shemekia Copeland.
LIGHTNIN’ HOPKINS – KATIE MAE BLUES
Lightnin’, born Sam Hopkins on Mar 15, 1912 in Centerville, TX, recorded this song in Los Angeles in 1946.
STUDEBAKER JOHN AND THE HAWKS – OLD SCHOOL ROCKIN’
This song is from the new, rocking album by John called Old School Rockin’. John and the band play The Harlem Avenue Lounge this Saturday.
JOHNNY COPELAND – CUT OFF MY RIGHT ARM
Written by Johnny, this song appears on the 1997 release on Black Top Records, Live in Australia 1990.
LIZ MANDVILLE – CHI-TOWN
This comes from Liz’s album, Ready to Cheat. Liz will be doing an early set at the House Of Blues Backporch Stage this Friday at 6:30.
BIG DADDY KINSEY – DO YOU NEED ME LIKE I NEED YOU
Big Daddy would have been 85 this Sunday. He raised a blues family who became The Kinsey Report and, though they achieved a high level of recognition, they were always very supportive of their father. Here on the 1990 album, Can’t Let Go, sons Donald, Kenny, and Ralph back up Big Daddy with help from Ron Prince, Lucky Peterson and Matthew Skoller.
JOHNNY COPELAND – CIRCUMSTANCES
From Johnny’s 1993 album, Flyin’ High.
SHEMEKIA COPELAND – GHETTO CHILD
This is a Johnny Copeland song from daughter Shemekia’s 1998 debut album, Turn The Heat up.