B.B. King with Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, Glenn Frey, Roger Daltrey, Elton John & others.
Label: Geffen Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 602498842461. Daedalus Item Code: 69335
It isn't a party unless your friends are there, and for his 80th birthday, B.B. King assembled some high-caliber friends indeed. Encompassing some of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner's ... (Read More)
Etta James, vocals. Gene Miller, trumpet. Floyd Newman, saxophone. Carl Banks, organ. Roger Dawkins, drums, & others.
Label: Chess. Format: CD.
UPC: 008811251826. Daedalus Item Code: 69344
"I don't know who that girl is," said Nat Cole when the voice of Etta James wafted from a jukebox, "but she's one of the finest singers I ever heard." James brings the emotional intensity of gospel ... (Read More)
As close to being the embodiment of the blues as anyone who ever lived, Howlin' Wolf sounds as powerful and unvarnished as always on these 1950s sessions, later released as part of the anthology ... (Read More)
Junior Walker, saxophone. Willie Woods, guitar. Victor Thomas, organ. Tony Washington, drums, & others.
Label: Motown. Format: CD.
UPC: 602517773288. Daedalus Item Code: 69337
Led by ace saxophonist Junior Walker, this dynamic group was said to have gotten its name when an enthusiastic fan stood up during a show and shouted, "these guys are all stars!" They fashioned some ... (Read More)
One of the key figures in American musical history performs 18 songs, including "Goodnight, Irene," "Rock Island Line," "The Gallis Pole," "The Bourgeois Blues," "Midnight Special," "Borrow Love and ... (Read More)
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Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, the Pointer Sisters, Nina Simone, Eartha Kitt, Ella Fitzgerald & others.
Label: BMG. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 755174758522. Daedalus Item Code: 67276
This chronological survey of iconic divas fittingly begins with the great Lena Horne singing one of her signature songs, "Stormy Weather," followed by Billie Holiday and Artie Shaw on "Any Old Time," ... (Read More)
Emerging as a major singer and guitarist in an astonishingly short period of time, Robert Johnson was later rumored to have made a deal with the devil; the blues man's 1938 death at age 27 only ... (Read More)