Another lost classic from the funk vaults, The Watts Breakaway is just one of many musical achievements of Johnny Otis. Continue reading “The Johnny Otis Show – The Watts Breakaway”
This may be the most extraordinary discovery I’ve stumbled upon.
It was recorded in 1963 but its psych-tinged blend of jazz, soul and blues is way ahead of its time. Continue reading “Susan King – Morning”
Walter “Wolfman” Washington plays the blues in that unique New Orleans style, blending funk, soul and jazz in that steamy brew synonymous with the Crescent City. Continue reading “Walter “Wolfman” Washington – Get On Up”
Whoever said white men can’t sing the blues (or play them) had clearly never heard this tune by Blood, Sweat & Tears. Continue reading “Blood, Sweat & Tears – Somethin’ Going On”
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band created the template for Acid Rock with the sprawling title track of their second album East West in 1966. Continue reading “Paul Butterfield Blues Band – East West”