Recommended Recordings - R&B / Soul / Blues
Artist - Aretha Franklin
Title- Live at Filmore West
Year of Release-December 14, 1993
Record Label-Rhino / Wea
Detailed review of recording- When Aretha Franklin recorded 1971's LIVE AT FILLMORE WEST, she was backed by a group of veteran session musicians on a mix that included...
Artist: The Jacksons
Year of Release: 1980
Record Label: Epic
Right As Rain
1999 Blind Pig Records
Artist Info: Tommy Castro is a Bay Area bluesman who's accomplished guitar playing has been widely praised, drawing comparisons to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Duane Allman. This is his fourth release on Blind Pig Records.
Title: The Chesky Collection
Artist: Sara K.
Genre: Blues / Contemporary Blues
Label: Chesky Records
Release Date: 2003
Great album. Killer voice. A+ recording. If you like the bluesy twang thang, this honey and her pipes are for you !!
Lay Down & Love It Live
Found this CD in the used bin at a local CD store. It is a very well recorded live album from this Chicago band and sounds outstanding on the Summits. Check out Track #11 "You Don't Treat Me No Good". The opening...
Artist: Ben Harper and The Blind Boys of Alabama
Title: There Will Be a Light
Year of Release: 2004
Record Label: Virgin Record 7243 5 71206 1 6 (LP)
Ben Harper is known as an eclectic musician well versed in a number of different styles. The album "There Will Be A...
Artist - Peter Malick Group along with Norah Jones
Title - "New York City"
Year of Release - 2003
Label - Koch Records - Redbook CD
Genre - Blues
Well, talk about a 'Diamond in the rough', this CD qualifies ! If you are a Norah Jones fan and don't have this piece search it out for it...
Artist: Muddy Waters
Title: Folk Singer
Record Label: Chess
This specs are for the redbook CD. The original album was recorded in 1963 and released in 1964. The 200g version was released in 2000. The gold CD in 1997. The SACD version in 2002. So you can see this one...
People Gonna Talk
2006 Rounder Records
Artist Info: James Hunter is a British R&B and Soul singer with a vintage early 1960s sounding style to his music.
Artist / Title: The Commitments / Soundtrack
Year of Release: 1991
Record Label: MCA Records
Genre: Soul / R&B
From the original motion picture soundtrack, "The Commitments" CD is exciting and extremely well made. "The Commitments", cover songs by Al Green & Mabon Hodges’s, “Take Me To The...
Artist: Eric Bibb, Rory Block & Maria Muldaur
Title: Sister & Brothers
Record label: Telarc
Genre: Soul, Blues, Gospel
Available on CD and SACD
A great album - beautiful voices, exciting instrumentals, great arrangement. Track 4: one of the best version of "lean on me" I've ever...
Artist: Jimmie Vaughan
Title: Strange Pleasure
Record Label: Sony/Epic
Artist info: Jimmie Vaughan is considered by many (myself included) to be a living legend of the Texas Blues sound. He was guitarist for The Fabulous Thunderbirds for many years. He left the...
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