Nina Simone- I Put Spell On You

She was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century, an icon of American music. She was the consummate musical storyteller, a griot as she would come to learn, who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, passion, and love through a magnificent body of works. She earned the…

Monster Mike Welch – Double Trouble

Live at Cafe Wilhelmina, Eindhoven, NL, November 11, 2007. A cover of an Otis Rush classic. One of Boston’s best-loved guitarists, Monster Mike Welch has been a fixture on the international blues scene for over thirteen years. As leader of the Monster Mike Welch Band, Mike released four acclaimed CDs of mostly original material (These…

Albert King – Maintenance Shop Blues (1981)

– Albert King, with backing musicians – Ames, Iowa, July 1981. Albert King is one of the major influences on blues and rock guitar players. Without him, modern guitar music would not sound as it does — his style has influenced both black and white blues players from Otis Rush and Robert Cray to Eric…