Saturday, July 30, 2011

Bob Dylan - Oh Mercy



I have to admit I wasn't familiar with this album till recently when my buddy told me Bob recorded this in New Orleans.  That's all I really needed to know.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011

The Deep Dark Woods - Live


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These guys AMAZE me!!!!!!  Here are three live studio sessions that in my opinion are much better than their albums.  These boys got soul.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Cedric IM Brooks & The Light Of Saba




If you like reggae even a little bit, you will like this.  irie!


Gravy - The Hard Way


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New Orleans Rock n Roll.  Check em out!

Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Clinton Administration - One Nation Under A Re-Groove


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Instrumental interpretations of classic P-Funk songs.


Personnel: 
DJ Logic - turntables & sound manipulation (Medeski Martin & Wood, Yohimbe Brothers) 
Skerik - sax (Critters Buggin', Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Karl Denson) 
Robert Walter - keyboards (20th Congress, Greyboy Allstars) 
Melvin Gibbs - bass (John Zorn, Defunkt, Arto Lindsay, Rollins Band) 
Clyde Stubblefield - drums (James Brown, Garbage) 
Phil Upchurch - guitar (George Benson, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Curtis Mayfield ) 
Chuck Prada - percussion (20th Congress) 
Art Direction by Dave McKean (DC Comics 'Sandman')

Monday, June 13, 2011

Otis Taylor - White African


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Raw stripped down blues that doesn't get cheesy.  Otis is the most authentic modern blues musician I have heard.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Bill Withers - Live at Carnegie Hall


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An artist on the top of his game, with a world class band, in arguably the best venue in the world.

James Brown - Sex Machine


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Live album with the newly formed JB's, probably the greatest backup band of all time.  It opens with an 11 minute Sex Machine.  

Friday, June 3, 2011

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bayou Country


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Wish I was back on the bayou
Rollin with some Cajun Queen
Wishin I were a freight train
Chooglin on down to New Orleans
Born On The Bayou

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Deja Vu


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Almost cut my hair
It happened just the other day
Its gettin kinda long
I coulda said it was in my way
But I didn't and I wonder why
I feel like letting my freak flag fly
Cause I feel like i owe it to someone

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Axiom Funk - Funkcronomicon


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Get down Like a sax machine!!!!!!!

Amos Lee - Mission Bell


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Just saw Amos live and was impressed.  His music sounds like a blend of folk and soul.  

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Dead Confederate - Wrecking Ball


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Rude rock and roll.  Seeing these guys and a lot more this weekend.  Bring on the beach!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Bob Marley - Kaya


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30 years ago today the world lost someone very special.  Rest In Peace Bob, we could really use you right now.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Thievery Corporation - The Richest Man In Babylon


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I'm finally seeing these guys live this weekend.  Can't wait.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Thomas And The People - Beneath The Trees


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Brand new album from Louisiana's own Thomas And The People.  Great bunch of guys, and a great bunch of  musicians.  Check 'em out!!!!  http://thomasjohnsonmusic.com/fr_home.cfm

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Lyle Lovett - The Road To Ensenada


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This album has really grown on me.  It always puts me in good mood.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

The Black Angels - Passover


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I read in an interview that this was Darth Vader's favorite album.

Monday, April 4, 2011

The Deep Dark Woods - Winter Hours


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Sadly I've had this album for well over a year and never gave it an honest listen.  Thanks to Dr. Crane for reminding me.

Friday, April 1, 2011

The New Mastersounds - 102%


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My favorite album of theirs.  So funky

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Bloodkin - Out Of State Plates


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Something about rock that comes from Athens, GA that I love soooo much.  These guys should have gotten huge.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Master and Everyone


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Bonnie is not for everyone, but I think this album is simply haunting.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Warren Zevon - Live At The BBC 1988


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Great performance!  Detox Mansion had me dancing by myself.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Wes Montgomery - Smokin At The Half Note


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Awesome jazz guitar.

The Word



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The Word features all the members of The North Mississippi Allstars, Robert Randolph, and John Medeski.  It's filled with pedal steel driven gospel instrumentals.  It will make you feel so good.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Rufus Thomas - Funkiest Man Alive


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I think the album title kinda says it all.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Tom Petty - She's The One


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A soundtrack to a movie I've never seen.  Great album though.  

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Willie Nelson - Phases and Stages


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My favorite Willie Nelson album.  The first side is from the woman's point of view, the second side is the man's.  Dig it.

Monday, January 31, 2011

The Secret Sisters


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Some of the best harmonizing I've ever heard.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Neil Young - Rust Never Sleeps


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Half acoustic, half electric.  Half live, half studio.  All of it legendary

Monday, January 17, 2011

Timewarp Inc. - Dub My Funky Groove


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Awesome downtempo funk from Athens Greece.  Disc one is funky beats while disc two is chilled out to the max.  

Dire Straits - Dire Straits


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Not a bad song on here.  I still to this day cannot fully comprehend what Mark Knopfler is doing on his guitar. An Englishman playing country licks in a rock band.  The guy is a genius.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Citay - Little Kingdom


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Another great album from Citay.  Love these guys

Greenwood Rhythm Coalition - EP



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More funk!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Sunday, January 9, 2011

The Rolling Stones - Acoustic Motherfuckers


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Awesome acoustic bootleg collection of some of their best.  This disc is awesome!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Dylan Leblanc - Paupers Field


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Very laid back alt-country.  Dude's only 20.  Oh, he was born in Louisiana too.   Great album.

Dan Auerbach - Keep It Hid


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I shoulda posted this a long time ago.  In my opinion, best album of 2009.  

7 Walkers


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The 7 Walkers are  : Bill Kreutzmann, George Porter Jr., Papa Mali, and Matt Hubbard.  This album is a self-proclaimed "open love letter to New Orleans".  It even has a guest appearance by Willie.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Jimmy Buffett - Living and Dying in 3/4 Time


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If only every Jimmy Buffett album was like this.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

James Brown's Funky Christmas


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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year.  Hope you have good cheer.  I Love ya, James Brown loves ya.  Good God!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Phosphorescent - To Willie


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All Willie Nelson songs.  As far as cover albums go this is as good as it gets.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Thursday, November 25, 2010

I'm working on it!

I realize I have a few albums whose links have expired. I'm slowly fixing them. I'm gonna start with the oldest posts and work my way up. Might take a bit.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Loudon Wainwright III - Album III



Loudon's 1972 breakthrough album. It sounds just like the cover would lead you to think it would. You'll like it.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Printempo



Downtempo group from Poland. Great background music

Friday, November 19, 2010

Morphine - Yes



One of the most original groups of all time. Great Sunday music.

Eric Clapton - Unplugged



Even though everybody and their Mom already has this, I just had to post it. Running on Faith and Alberta are absolute perfection. Chuck Leavell is a piano god.