Check back to this space for an upcoming announcement about the line-up for the annual Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast from Buddy Guy’s Legends. It will begin at 6:00PM on Thursday, June 7, the evening before the Blues Fest begins. Check HERE for the 2012 Chicago Blues Festival Line-Up. This week our Artist of the Week was Hound Dog Taylor. Next week it will be Otis Rush.
Tom Marker’s Blues Breakers for 4-9-12
Hound Dog Taylor
FREDDIE KING – GOING DOWN
Recorded in Chicago in 1970. Leon Russel on piano.
HOUND DOG TAYLOR – ROLL YOUR MONEYMAKER
From Hound Dog’s second album, Natural Boogie from 1973.
OTIS TAYLOR – BANJO BOOGIE BLUES
From Otis Taylor’s Contraband released in February.
HOUND DOG TAYLOR – WILD ABOUT YOU BABY
From Hound Dog’s first album, Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers.
ROB BLAINE’S BIG OTIS BLUES – NOT THE FORGIVING KIND
Rob will be at Rosa’s this Friday. This song is from Rob’s Big Otis Blues record that came out last year.
RONNIE BAKER BROOKS – BORN IN CHICAGO
This is from Ronnie’s album, The Torch, release in 2006.
BILLY BRANCH – MELLOW DOWN EASY/BO DIDDLEY
From the album, Chicago Blues: A Living History, The Revolution Continues.
EDDIE C. CAMPBELL – DOWNTOWN
From Eddie’s new one, Spider Eating Preacher.
MAVIS STAPLES – A DYING MAN’S PLEA
From Mavis’ 2004 release, Have a Little Faith. Mavis headline Sunday, June 10 at the Chicago Blues Festival.
HOUND DOG TAYLOR – IT HURTS ME, TOO
Hound Dog live from Release the Hound.
BOBBY RUSH – BOW LEGGED WOMAN, KNOCK KNEED MAN
SONNY BOY WILLAMSON – DON’T START ME TALKING
From 1955. Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers and Otis Spann are all on this Chess Records recording.