An overview of Ivory Joe Hunter’s later work, including Tom Ogland’s discovery of a previously unknown 45 that has us wondering if Elvis might have had a copy of his own at Graceland…
The sixth installment of the Reggie Young and Bobby Emmons 1967 liner notes, in which Louisiana meets Memphis, via Nashville, New York and New Orleans. Featuring Slim Harpo, Danny White, Debbie Taylor, Eddie Floyd, Al Bell and Jack The Rapper!
Our fifth installment of the Reggie Young & Bobby Emmons 1967 liner notes, featuring Bobby Bland, Junior Parker, Chuck Berry and what may just be the rarest 45 of all!
This episode is dedicated to the memory of Sherry Emmons Brugman who, like her father, was much loved by all who knew her. Her enthusiasm and warmth of spirit shone like the sun. It was Sherry’s kindness that made it possible for us to digitize Bobby’s session log books, thereby insuring that his music will live on for future generations…
May God Rest Her Beautiful Soul.
Some new revelations straight from the horse’s mouth… along with a major discovery! (YouTube playlist of all tracks below, as always…) Down in The Shoals, it was kinda like ‘all Travis all the time’ as, in addition to being asked to speak at the unveiling of his ‘star’ […]
It seemed he would always be there. There, in the unassuming house in Parkway Village that he bought for his family in 1948. The house he lived in while he was working with Sam Phillips at Sun. The house he lived in as a progenitor of Hi Records. […]
Our second installment of the notes for the 1967 Reggie Young & Bobby Emmons Discography (You Tube Playlist below) Now let’s talk about another major player in this story, one W.D. ‘Buddy’ Killen. Killen grew up in Muscle Shoals, but left for Nashville ‘before the ink was dry’ on his […]
(YouTube playlist below) In his comments after I posted episode one, Peter Nickols went on to say: “…surely Al Gardner’s ‘Just The Touch Of Your Hand’ is also superb… Don demoed that too. I know you feature the Gardner side in your audio samples but I think it’s […]