maandag 26 juni 2017

Freddy King - Ain,t Nobody Bussiness (Live at the Electric Ballroom 1974)

     Freddie King (September 3, 1934 – December 28, 1976) was an American blues guitarist and singer. He has been described as one of the "Three Kings" of electric blues guitar, along with Albert King and B.B. King. He was an influential guitarist with hits for Federal Records in the early 1960s. His soulful and powerful voice and distinctive guitar style inspired countless musicians, particularly guitarists (Eric Clapton is a notable example). He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
What’s so special about Freddie King? He played with a thumb and an index finger steel pick and put his guitar strap on his right shoulder. He melted rock music elements into the Chicago/Texas mixture Blues. He was an aggressive performer, on stage he was the hard working Texas Cannonball. Let’s see, why.

   Ain,t Nobody,s Bussiness

“Duchess Henderson still has her poker hand from one of Freddie’s poker games with me, Bugs Henderson, Eric Clapton, Freddie and a couple of other guys. I think Freddie won a couple of thousand dollars off Eric that night. Clapton didn’t even know to play poker. He was just having a good time playing with Freddie. He’d stay in on any hand. Freddie kind of cleaned him out. Freddie came up to me afterwards and said, “Those tea bags can’t play cards worth a damn!” Eric didn’t mind, he had a good time anyway.”
– Jack Calmes, Freddie King’s manager, on the CD cover of FK’s “live at the electric ballroom, 1974”

Tom Waits at Teatro Ariston, San Remo, Italy (1986-11-22)

Tom Waits, geboren als Thomas Alan Waits (Pomona (Californië), 7 december 1949) is een Amerikaans zanger, componist, schrijver en acteur. Zijn stem kan omschreven worden als een lage, rauwe, bijna grommende stem, en soms hees fluisterend.

Prachtig optreden van Tom Waits tijden het San Remo festival van 1986.
In het mooie Teatro Ariston speelde hij ,alleen begeleid door bassist Greg Cohen een selectie uit zijn reptoire.Hier een paar van mijn persoonlijke favorieten..

Downtown Train

"Downtown Train" komt van het album Rain Dogs uit 1985.

Rod Stewart nam een cover versie en bereikte hiermee een 3e plaats in the Billboard Hot 100,nummer 1 in Canada en de top 10 in the UK Singles Chart 1990.
Ook artiesten als Mary Chapin Carpenter,Patty Smyth Everything But the Girl en Bob Seger coverden het nummer

Jersey Girl

Waits schreef dit nummer samen met zijn toekomstige vrouw Kathleen Brennan,die in New Jersey gewoond had.

Waits vertelde in een interview uit 1980 "I never thought I would catch myself saying 'sha la la' in a song ... This is my first experiment with 'sha la la.'"

On the Nickel (Korte versie)Hieronder de complete tekst

.....It says sticks and stones can break my bones but I always will be true And when your mama's dead and gone, I'll sing this lullaby just for you What becomes of all the little boys who never comb their hair They're lined up all around the block on the nickel over there And if you chew tobacco and wish upon a star You'll find out where the scarecrows sit, now they just look like punch lines between the cars And I know a place where a royal flush can never beat a pair And even Thomas Jefferson is on the nickel over there So ring around the rosy, sleepin' in the rain You're always late for supper man you let me down again I thought I heard a mockingbird, Roosevelt knows where. I'm whistling past the graveyard, and they're on the nickel over there So what becomes of all the little boys who run away from home The world keeps gettin' bigger once you get out on your own But you never know how rich you are, you haven't got a prayer It's heads you win and tails they lose, You're on the nickel and you're over there...

(Looking For)Heart of Saturday Night

Komt van het gelijknamige album ,misschien wel een van zijn mooiste..

Tom Waits Official Website

Bruce Springsteen - Jersey Girl(made by Arthur)

Tom Waits-Silent Night;Christmas Card from A Hooker in Minneapolis

Tom Wait & The Kronos String Quartet

Tom Waits Bridge School Benefit(1999) Complete set

zondag 25 juni 2017

Dave Matthews - All Along The Watchtower (Woodstock 99 , East Stage)

     Mooie, bijzondere interpetatie van deze Bob Dylan klassieker door Dave Matthews en zijn band.Zeker ook door de inbreng van Stefan Lessard op bass,Boyd Tinsley op viool en Carter Beauford op drums.Ik ben niet zeker van de saxofonist ,Leroi Moore?

Dave Matthews Band - All Along The Watchtower... door  morrisanddylan

 "We were playing at this festival, and Dylan was playing at the festival. Then Dylan came up to me after he finished his set and we were about to go on, and he said, "Are you gonna play Watchtower?" and I said, no no I'm not gonna play 'cause you're here. And he said, "well I didn't play it 'cause you're here!.” -Dave Matthews 05.15.2006

vrijdag 23 juni 2017

Holland International Blues Festival 2017.......A Look Back.

Two beautful day,s in June with Day one: Walter "Wolfman"Washington -Laurence Jones - Rival Sons -Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Buddy Guy(feat.Laurence Jones)
Day two with :James Hunter - Fabolous Thunderbirds - The Magpie Salute - Vintage Trouble and my favorite band Gov.t Mule


   Laurence Jones

    Rival Sons

   Kenny Wayne Sheperd

 Buddy  Guy /Laurence Jones
    The Magpie Salute


donderdag 22 juni 2017

Eric Clapton & JJ Cale - San Diego 2007.

     The concert took place during the two-year long "Doyle & Derek World Tour" Clapton held together with Doyle Bramhall II and Derek Trucks from 2006 to 2007 leading up to the Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 at Chicago's Toyota Park.Both audio and video filming for the release began on 15 March 2007 during the concert at the Ipayone Center in San Diego, California.[9] Before performing with Cale at the venue, Clapton said: "This is the realization of what may have been my last ambition: to work with the man whose music has inspired me for as long as I can remember."


Critic George Varga from the San Diego Union Tribune reviewed: "Thursday's show was the sole date to feature a cameo by Cale, who has long been one of Clapton's idols. Sitting side-by-side with Derek Trucks and Doyle Bramhall, Clapton and Cale amiably sang and played together on such Cale-penned gems as 'After Midnight' [and] 'Cocaine'. Clearly delighted, Clapton beamed and grinned throughout Cale's five-song guest spot."[11]

Rhythm guitarist Doyle Bramhall II told the online magazine The Wall Street Journal that "[we] were in the middle of a tour when Eric brought J. J. on for the show in San Diego, so it felt like we were a well-oiled band ready to support; Eric and J. J. could just let go and not think about anything other than the magic they were creating." When Bramhall II was asked about the performance, he described it as a "slide-guitar orchestra" and added: "It was a very high energy song and I remember feeling like we were holding on to it like a ride."

Live in San Diego is the thirteenth live album by the British rock musician Eric Clapton. It was released on 30 September 2016 through Reprise Records. Special guests on the Live in San Diego release include guitarists J. J. Cale, ... gramophone record was recorded on 15 March 2007 at the Ipayone Center in San Diego, ..

woensdag 21 juni 2017

Muddy Waters & Band (feat Paul Oscher) - Strange Woman (Ash Grove July 29th 1971)

Paul Oscher began playing harmonica at the age of 12. His career as a musician began at the age of 15 when he played for the musician, Little Jimmy Mae.
Oscher played harmonica as a member of the Muddy Waters Blues Band from 1967 until 1972. He was the first Caucasian musician in Muddy's band and lived in Muddy's house on Chicago's southside and shared the basement with the blues pianist Otis Spann. He recorded with Muddy for Chess Records.

Muddy Waters & Band(feat Paul Oscher) - Strange... door  morrisanddylan

Composed by McKinley Morganfield /Ralph Bass

  The Muddy Waters Bluesband: Paul Oscher - Harmonica,Pee Wee Madison - guitar.Willy"Big Eye" Smith - drums.Sammy Lawnhorn - guitar,Pinetop Perkins - piano. Luther Johnson -bass.

zondag 18 juni 2017

Bob Dylan & Van Morrison - Knocking On Heaven,s Door - June 24th 1998 NEC Arena Birmingham.

Beetje door de HD scrollen en kom dit leuke fragment weer eens tegen..

      In 1998 deed Van Morrison een tour samen met Bob Dylan.Van verzorgde het eerste deel ,Bob het  tweede Ik zag  ze samen dat jaar op 15 Juni in Ahoy Rotterdam .Een enkele keer deelden ze samen het podium,de mensen in Birmingham hadden geluk,een gezamenlijke uitvoering van Knocking On Heaven,s Door.Mooi moment op 2.15 als Bob de mondharmonica tevoorschijn tovert,de verbaasde blik van Van en daarna een prachtige harmonica solo.......

    (thanks to the taper)

Knockin' on Heaven's Door , geschreven door Bob Dylan. Het nummer werd uitgebracht op het album Pat Garett & Billy the Kid, de soundtrack van de gelijknamige film van Sam Peckinpah, uitgebracht in juli 1973, waarvoor Dylan de muziek schreef en waarin hijzelf de rol speelt van "Alias"

zaterdag 17 juni 2017

Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Heat Of The Sun (HIBF Grolloo June 8th 2017)

       Foto Arthur

Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Gitaar/zang.Noah Hunt -zang/acc.gitaar.Chris Layton(voorheen Double Trouble)- drums.Kevin McCormick -bass.

Ik heb het nog even nagekeken,het is precies 21 jaar geleden dat ik een nog zeer jonge Kenny Wayne Shepherd zag optreden in het voorprogramma van The Eagles in De Kuip (Rotterdam)Ik was hem toch een beetje uit het oog verloren en deze avond betekende een hernieuwde kennismaking. Een prachtig optreden ,een mix van rock en blues .Uitstekend gitaarwerk ,en  Noah Hunt is een erg goeie zanger.Een van de hoogtepunten van een toch al mooie eerste avond van het H.I.B.F.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Heat Of The Sun (HIBF... door  morrisanddylan


vrijdag 16 juni 2017

Van Morrison - Common One (Summertime in England)

Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl is the fifth live album recorded by Northern Irish singer/songwriter Van Morrison, and released in the US on February 24, 2009[1] (see 2009 in music) and on February 9, 2009, in the UK. It was recorded during two live concerts at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California in 2008 and released on Morrison's new Listen to the Lion label and distributed by EMI.

with Richard Buckley-sax,David Hayes-bass,John Platania-guitar,Tony Fitzgibbon-violin,Bobby Ruggiero-drums ,Roger Kellaway-piano,  Nancy Ellis - violin,Terry Adams - cello,Michael Graham - cello,e.o.

donderdag 15 juni 2017

Laurence Jones - Thunder In The Night (HIBF. Grolloo - June 8th 2017)

 Foto Arthur

Drie jaar geleden was de eerste kennismaking met Laurence Jones in Bluesclub de Viersprong.Was toen behoorlijk onder de indruk van die jongen.Later zag ik hem op het bluesfestival in Kwadendamme en dan nu op het grote podium van het HIBF in Grolloo.

Laurence Jones - Thunder In The Night (HIBF... door  morrisanddylan

 Een nieuwe band ,bestaande uit Phil Wilson op drums,Greg Smith op bass en Bennet Holland(voorheen King King?) op de keys.Vooral de laatste  is een aanwinst in deze stevig rockende band. Heerlijk optreden voor een zeer enthousiaste tent.

                  Encore, Sweet Home Chicago

Hierbij was het nog niet gedaan voor Laurence ,later op de avond mocht hij samen met Buddy Guy het festival afsluiten.

     foto Arthur

Laurence Jones De Viersprong

Laurence Jones Kwadendamme