Not a lot happens in Bogalusa, Louisiana, but on Friday, that all changed with a hit festival featuring some of the best performers in the world!
In anticipation of Robert's upcoming speech in Saint Louis for the National Blues Museum, we sat down to discuss his museum work, the influence (and lack of influence) the blues has had on popular music, his writing, and the special things that make music museums truly great.
There is not a bad song on this album. The vocals are brilliant throughout, and are vaguely reminiscent of Mavis Staples. Barriteau's playing is clean, smooth, and delicate, always with a spark to it. Listeners can tell this gentleman really loves his work.
Hugh Laurie's "Didn't It Rain" Is An Understated Delight. The album is subdued, mellow, and wonderfully understated. The atmosphere of the album is very unhurried, which really let's the music speak.
J.J. Cale was best known for the songs ‘After Midnight’ and ‘Cocaine’, covered by Eric Clapton as well as ‘Crazy Mama’ and ‘Call Me The Breeze’. Born John Weldon Cale in 1938, Cale recorded 14 studio albums as well as his collaboration album with Clapton ‘The Road To Escondido’.