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Produced and arranged by the renowned Wardell Quezergue (pronounced “Kah-Zair”), creator of some of the biggest hits on Stax, Malaco, and Red Bird, ‘Tick Tock Tick’ pairs Will Porter with a dazzling array of special guests, including the legendary Dr. John and Bettye LaVette.
Bluesville chooses fifteen songs to match the number of pool balls in a “rack.” It all has to do with Low-Fi’s Bar and Pool Hall in the imaginary community of Bluesville, of which BB King is the perpetual mayor, and the Blues Foundation is the new power-generating station
‘Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James’ does an incredible job of paying homage to songs that are at least 50 years old.
This tribute album puts iconic tunes like “Shake Your Moneymaker,” “Look on Yonder Wall,” and “Person to Person” alongside songs known mainly by James aficionados.
Producers announced today the first artists confirmed to play a special March 6 tribute concert at New York’s historic Apollo Theater, celebrating the centennial of legendary bluesman Robert Johnson.