Song Lines:

Walter Horton recordings of ‘If It Ain’t Me’ / ‘Baby I Need Your Love’ / ‘I Need Your Love’ / ‘That Ain’t It’ April 2021 marks the centennial of Walter Horton’s birth (April 06, 1921). While not as celebrated as Little Walter or either of the two Sonny Boys, this has less to do with […]

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A History of ‘Homework’ – Part 1

A History of ‘Homework’ – Part 1

Worst.  Blog. Title.  Ever. I know, I know – but I wanted to write about the Otis Rush classic and some of it’s many, many covers over the years. Having had a single released under his own name (apparently the label’s last, although I don’t think the two are related) in 1961, Al Perkins’ luck […]

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Wolf Tracks –

‘How Many More Years’ / ‘No Place to Go’ / ‘You Gonna Wreck My Life’ Chester Burnett’s first record, ‘Moanin’ At Midnight’ backed with ‘How Many More Years’, was recorded by Sam Phillips at the Memphis Recording Studio in Tennessee in July of 1951.  It was a rare two-sided hit with ‘How Many More Years’ […]

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