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…
Every year around this time, a 45 reaches out of the ol’ Christmas Jukebox and just slays me… wow!
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!
Lattimore Brown was deep. There was a certain compassion, a spirituality about him that was hard to define…
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’ […]
A Soul Detective survey of some of the lesser known sides cut by the man Sam Phillips called “The greatest Rock & Roll guitar player around.” You Tube Playlist Below… Born in the small town of Walnut in the Mississippi ‘Hill Country’ in 1946, Travis Wammack moved to Memphis […]
Our third installment of the notes for the 1967 Reggie Young & Bobby Emmons Discography (You Tube Playlist below) This episode is dedicated to the memory of Quinton M. Claunch, who passed away while I was writing it, and to Roosevelt Jamison who sought him out all those years ago, changing all of […]
The Soul Detective interview by MARK NICHOLSON An entry in Reggie Young’s 1967 log book for a session held on March 27th caught our eye for a couple of reasons. First of all, it showed that Reggie had already been scheduled to travel to New York to cut […]
At long last, here’s the first episode of the 1967 Reggie Young (and Bobby Emmons) Discography Liner Notes (YouTube playlist below): By 1966, Bobby Patterson and his Mustangs were the hottest R&B act in Dallas, packing the same clubs that Lattimore Brown and his Mighty Men had a […]