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Topsy Turvy is the second studio album released by blues guitarist Guitar Shorty (David Kearney). The album was released in 1993 on CD by the label Black Top. The tracks "I'm So Glad I Met You", "Mean Husband Blues", "The Bottom Line" and "Hard Life" would later appear on Shorty's compilation album, The Best of Guitar Shorty , in 2006.
Recorded in the U.S., unlike his previous album, My Way or the Highway , the album shows that "it [is] clear that Guitar Shorty was back to stay stateside."AllMusic praises the album, calling it "more impressive than My Way or the Highway... thanks to superior production values and a better handle on his past."
Takin' My Time is the third album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1973. Widely considered one of her strongest works, it was praised by critic Robert Christgau for "conveying songs from Calypso Rose and Martha Reeves Vandella into the women's music of the '70s."
Johnny Winter is Johnny Winter's second studio album. Columbia Records released the album in 1969, after signing Winter to the label for a reported $600,000. As with his first album, The Progressive Blues Experiment, Winter mixes some original compositions with songs originally recorded by blues artists. The album reached number 24 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
Made in America is the third album by The Blues Brothers. The second live album by the band, it was released in December 1980 as a followup to their hit film released that year, The Blues Brothers. The album did not fare as well, commercially or critically as their previous two albums, 1978's Briefcase Full of Blues and The Blues Brothers: Music from the Soundtrack. Made in America peaked at No. 49 on the Billboard chart and the single, "Who's Making Love", just cracked the Top 40 at No. 39. It was the band's last album with lead singer "Joliet" Jake Blues.
Guitar Shorty is an American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is well known for his explosive guitar style and wild stage antics. Billboard magazine said, "his galvanizing guitar work defines modern, top-of-the-line blues-rock. His vocals remain as forceful as ever. Righteous shuffles...blistering, sinuous guitar solos."
Let the Good Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan is the thirty seventh studio album by B. B. King, released in 1999. It is a tribute album to jazz saxophonist and singer Louis Jordan, and is made up entirely of covers of songs written or performed by Jordan. The album was released in 1999 on MCA Records.
My Way or the Highway is the first major studio album released by blues guitarist Guitar Shorty, even though he had been in the business since the 1950s. The album is credited to "Guitar Shorty & The Otis Grand Blues Band"; it was at the behest and producing of Grand that Shorty made the record.
Get Wise to Yourself is the third studio album released by blues guitarist Guitar Shorty. The album was recorded during August and September 1995 and released later that year on CD by the label Black Top. The tracks "I'm the Clean up Man" and "Hard to Stay Above the Ground" would later appear on Shorty's compilation album, "The Best of Guitar Shorty", in 2006.
Blues is All Right is a studio album released by the blues guitarist Guitar Shorty. The album was released on CD by the label Collectables on August 27, 1996, the same day as the compilation album Billie Jean Blues. The album was produced by Swamp Dogg at several studios. The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings says that this album is the superior of it and Billie Jean Blues due to more varied material.
Roll Over, Baby is the fifth studio album released by blues guitarist, Guitar Shorty. The album was recorded in April and May 1998 and released later that year in August on CD by the label Black Top.
I Go Wild! is the sixth studio album released by blues guitarist Guitar Shorty. The album was recorded in April 2001 and released later that year on October 23 on CD by the label Evidence. The album contains mainly covers of other blues songs.
The Best of Guitar Shorty is the first true compilation album released by blues guitarist Guitar Shorty ; 1996's Billie Jean Blues was more of a live album. The album was released on June 20, 2006 on CD by the label Shout! Factory. The album comprises tracks from My Way or the Highway (1991), Topsy Turvy (1993), Get Wise to Yourself (1995), and Roll Over, Baby (1998).
Crawfish Fiesta is an album recorded in 1979 by Professor Longhair during his revival period only months before his death in January 1980 and released in 1980 by Alligator Records. It features a tight band, Dr. John as guest guitarist, Johnny Vidacovich accompanied by Fess’ long time conga player, Alfred “Uganda” Roberts on conga) as the percussion section. The album was recorded at the SeaSaint Studios in New Orleans and won the first W.C. Handy Blues Album of the Year award in 1980. It was also voted as one of the Top 10 Albums of the Year by the New York Times.
Dancing the Blues is an album by American blues artist Taj Mahal released in 1993.
Just for a Thrill is the twenty-third studio album of country music artist Ronnie Milsap. It was released in 2004 under Image Records, his first for the label. The album consisted of fourteen recordings of pop and jazz standards.
The Woodstock Experience is a box consisting of a set of studio albums and live performances from the 1969 Woodstock Festival by the artists Santana, Janis Joplin, Sly and the Family Stone, Jefferson Airplane, and Johnny Winter. Each set consists of the 1969 studio album by the artist as well as each artist's entire Woodstock performance. The set was released as both a box containing all five artists, and also as individual releases separated by artist, each containing the studio album and live performance of that artist.
I Don't Want to Go Home was the first album by seminal New Jersey rock/R&B band Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. The work helped establish the basis of the Jersey Shore sound. It was produced and arranged by manager Steven Van Zandt, who also sang, played guitar, wrote the title song, and elicited the contribution of two compositions by Bruce Springsteen, who also wrote the liner notes.
Rush Hour is an album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano featuring an orchestra arranged and conducted by Gunther Schuller recorded in 1994 and released on the Blue Note label.
Carol Fran is an African American soul blues singer, pianist and songwriter. Fran is best known for her string of single releases in the 1950s and 1960s, and her later musical association with her husband, Clarence Hollimon. She has released five solo albums since 1992, her final collaboration with Hollimon being on JSP Records.
Any Old Time is a 1986 studio album by Carmen McRae, featuring the tenor saxophonist Clifford Jordan. McRae was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female at the 30th Annual Grammy Awards for her performance on this album.
The Kenton Era is a compilation album by pianist and bandleader Stan Kenton featuring recordings from 1940 to 1954 which was originally released in two limited edition box sets, as fifteen 7 inch 45 rpm discs and four 12 inch LPs, on Capitol in 1955.