BBC Sessions –

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – January 23, 1967 The recordings made by British blues and rock performers for the broadcast on various BBC outlets in the mid-to-late sixties are almost an alternate history of the bands and the era.  Most of the songs were recorded live, straight through, although some sessions allowed for limited overdubbing.  All […]

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A History of ‘Homework’ – Part 2

When Otis Rush joined the 1966 American Folk Blues Festival European tour, he had not released a record under his own name in four years. Prior to that tour, he had only two songs released in the U.K.; ‘So Many Roads, So Many Trains’ had appeared on the Pye International Chess compilation “The Blues, Volume […]

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