While Deejay Wheelie finds out what is the best music in the world on BBC television, we´re playing it.
Yes folks, it´s another show full of moanin and groanin music to sooth your soul and make you jump and shout.
Little Bessie and Pearline Caeser with some great R&B shuffles, made for the Amy label.
Then we´ve Ronnie Wood, doing a raunchier version of Black Limousine than the Stones ever did.
Talking about great guitar players: I always wondered who played that stingin´ guitar on my favourite Eldridge Holmes tune, the scorching blues Cheatin Woman. I never bothered to look it up ´till now - enjoying the music too much- but it is Leo Nocentelli of The Meters. (Funk and soul professors like Larry Grogan of the Funky16Corners blog and Sir Shambling know these kind of things.). One reason more to sign this petition to get The Meters in the Rock ´n Roll Hall Of Fame!
To continue ´this guitar talk´: ever heard of Tore Elgaroy? A great gritty and soulful guitarist from Norway who plays a star role on Lee Clayton´s 1989 Another Night album (and apparently after that disappeared from the music scene for years).
Which brings me tot the last name I will mention: George Jackson. His I Don´t Need You No More brings tears to your eyes. At least to mine. Recorded in 1976 but in my opinion just as good and deep as any sixties southern soul classic.
Have fun with the show! (But be careful, ´cause it starts with a bang.)
|Gene Vincent: In his dreams?|
Playlist Struttin My Stuff # 5
Intro: ´It All Starts With A Bang´
1 The Puta Madre Brothers - The One Legged Horse (race) (Baboso, 2010)
2 Little Bessie - For Your Love (Amy, 1961)
3 Eldridge Holmes – Cheatin Woman (Atco, 1970)
4 Rosa Lee Brooks– My Diary (Revis, 1965)
5 Edge Of Darkness - Mean Town (Jamie, 1967)
6 Johnny Guitar Watson – Hot Little Mama (RPM, 1955)
7 Gene Vincent – In My Dreams (Capitol, 1955)
8 Prince Buster – Wine And Grind (Blue Beat, 1967)
9 Swan Silvertones – Love Lifted Me (Specialty, 1970)
10 Big Walter Horton – Tin Pan Alley (Blind Pig 1989, rec. 1977)
11 Janis Martin – Barefoot Baby (RCA Victor, 1956)
12 Lee Clayton – A Little Cocaine (live) (Provogue, 1989)
13 Otis Clay – She´s About A Mover (Cotillion, 1968)
14 Ronnie Wood – Black Limousine (Pilot 2000, rec. 1992)
15 Spanky Wilson – You (Mothers Records & The Snarf Company, 1969)
16 Hugh Masakela & The Union of South Africa – Dyambo (unknown, 197?), appears on Hugh Masakela & the Union of South Africa (Motown, 1994)
17 Soul Lads – I´m Yours Forever (Trojan, 1968)
18 The Wee Four – Weird ( Nu-Sound, 1966)
19 Lost John Hunter and his Blind Bats – Y M & V Blues (4-Star, 1950)
20 Bessie Griffin and the gospel Pearls – Lord Don´t Move The Mountain (Liberty, 1960)
21 Beverly Pitts – Just Some Soul (Soulshot, 196?)
22 George Jackson – I Don´t Need You No More (ER Music, 1976))
23 Pearline Caeser – Go (Amy, 1963)
24 Lloyd and Glen – Jezebel (Doctor Bird, 1967)
25 Good Time Charlie – Watch That Stuff (Galaxy, 1963)
26 Bintangs – Ridin´ On The L & N (Decca, 1969)
outro: Magic Dick – Magic´s Mood (Atlantic, 1976)
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