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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Good Feelin'

It only seems fitting to open with the album which inspired me for the title of this web log.

This album, by the legendary guitar phenomena T-Bone Walker, earned him a Grammy in 1970. For years I tried to get hold of the album, but couldn't find it anywhere. Until I can across it in a record shop in Boston in 1997. Imaging my frustration when I found out that it was recorded in Paris and the album was distributed by a German company. And I had to go all the way the U.S. to get it!

The album is recorded in 1968 in Paris during a tour by T-bone. The album opens with some great piano playing and T-bone saying: "My name is T-bone Walker. That means I play nothing but the blues!" The booklet, which came with the album, stated that the piano was played by.....T-Bone himself. First I thought that this was an error. Not only didn't I know that T-bone was such a gifted piano player, but I knew that Memphis Slim lived and worked In Paris at the time the album was recorded (1968). So I thought it must have been Memphis Slim. Only much later I came across some more recordings where T-bone played the piano. So was T-bone himself. Don't be alarmed about the sudden change between track 1 and track 2. Believe me, this is the way the album was released.
On this album you'll find a slightly less jazzy T-bone playing a less West-Coast kind of blues. Definitely worth listening to!

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