Monthly Archives: January 2016

(January 31, 2016): Barclay James Harvest – Poor Boys Blues/Mill Boys/For No One

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1974 album, Everyone Is Everybody Else.  The band’s first release on the Polydor label.  So far as I can recall these three songs were alway played seamlessly every time they were played in St. Louis.  Poor … Continue reading

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(January 30, 2016): Air Liquide – Fuckdup (Campfire Version)

From the 2004 album, Let Your Ears Be The Receiver.  A song off the 14th and last long player released before Air Liquide — Ingmar Koch (AKA “Dr Walker”) and Cem Oral (AKA “Jammin’ Unit”) — called it quits.  Mary Applegate … Continue reading

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(January 29, 2016): Odetta – Please Send Me Someone To Love

From the 1999 album, Blues Everywhere I Go.  A duet with Dr. John on piano and accompanying vocals.  This Percy Mayfield classic reached number one on the R&B charts in 1950.  Aside from Odetta, notable covers include Ruth Brown, B.B. King, … Continue reading

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(January 28, 2016): Clifford Brown and Max Roach – Swingin’

From the 1955 album, Study in Brown.  One of the most notable hard bop sessions of 1955.  Everyone should know Brown’s solo on Cherokee, but he rips on Swingin’ too.  With Richie Powell (piano), George Morrow (bass), and Harold Land … Continue reading

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(July 27, 2016): Robert Fonseca – Suspiro

From the 2007 album, Zamazu.  Fonseca is a Cuban piano player who is probably best known for his contributions to the  Buena Vista Social Club.  He has, however, an impressive solo output and has appeared as a side man with … Continue reading

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(January 26, 2016): Simon V – Rainclouds (Polar Vmix)

From the 2000 12″ EP, The Remix Series #1.  This remix by Polar (Kjetil Sagstad) is one of a number remixes of Simon V’s (Simon Jarosch) notable 1999 single.  This song also appeared on the 2002 compilation on the Santorin label (founded by … Continue reading

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(January 25, 2015) – Sean Rowe – The Real Thing

From the 2014 double album, Madman.  Rowe hails from upstate New York.  I caught him for the first time in 2011 on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert.  He has released 4 solo long players over the last eleven years.  This release is … Continue reading

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