"Mule" stands out as consummate Townsend. Omnivore Recordings' inclusion of the eight previously unissued tracks is a gift to the entire blues loving world.
His friendship with Levon Helm led to an introduction to Leon Russell, who got Davis into session work. He joined Taj Mahal around that same time, playing guitar and piano on Mahal's first three albums and co-writing some of the songs.
"Your Mama Wants To Do Me (And Your Daddy Wants To Do Me In)" is a rocking good time. The kind of song that keeps Anthony Gomes fans packing venues wherever he plays.
The house band will be led by Conan O'Brien musical director Jimmy Vivino. A stellar lineup of blues, Americana and roots rock artists will take to the stage including John Prine, Bob Weir, Lucinda Williams, Lee Ann Womack, Joe Louis Walker, Shemekia Copeland, Slash and many more.
"'Head Held High' is a song I wrote that is close to literally true," Margolin shared.
Check out this video of Colin James breaking down each song, one by one, from his recent release 'Miles To Go'.
"I grew up poor man. I grew up with black folks and white folks, and the common denominator was that we were poor folks." - Boscoe France
"The title 'Prime Blues' refers to both my love of the blues as well as my love of mathematics," Allchin says. "'Prime Blues' is more concentrated blues than my past albums and at the same time more diverse in terms of style, guitar technique, and guitar tone."