Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Final pix from the US road trip

A few LPs picked up on my US road trip:
Top row: Freddy Cannon - Action (Warner); Chuck Jackson - Any Day Now (Wand); Deon Jackson - Love Makes The World Go Round (Atco); The Artistics - Make My Life Over (Brunswick).
Middle row: Gene McDaniels - Spanish Lace (Liberty); The Rivingtons - Doin' The Bird (Liberty); Barbara Lewis - Baby I'm Yours (Atlantic); Leroy Van Dyke - Movin' - Van Dyke (Mercury).
Bottom row: Johnny Preston - Come Rock With Me (Mercury); Marv Johnson - Marvellous Marv Johnson (United Artists); The Artistics - The Articulate Artistics (Brunswick); Nino Tempo & April Stevens - Deep Purple (Atco).
And a final batch of photos from the the trip. Here is Judy Hill, daughter of Jessie Hill, at the Ooh Poo Pah Doo bar in New Orleans.
Tommy Johnson's headstone, deep in the woods near Crystal Springs, Mississippi.
Abdul Rashid at Hal and Mal's Blue Monday jam in Jackson.
Soul singer Jj Thames at the same venue.
Another headstone, this time that of Charley Patton in Holly Ridge.
Pat Thomas, son of James Son Thomas, beside his dad's marker in Leland.
Four from the King Biscuit Blues festival in Helena, Arkansas: the Kentucky Headhunters, Bobby Rush, Sweet Angel and Jimmy Burns.
Gip Gipson, one of a four man panel discussing the state of the remaining juke joints in the South.
Three more from the King Biscuit: Ruthie Foster, Larry McCray and Lucky Peterson.
Here are a couple from Red's juke joint in Clarksdale: Teddy Johnson, of Teddy's juke joint in Zachary, selling CDs, and some of the dancers there.
This is Super Chikan at Ground Zero in Clarksdale.
Finally here is Leo 'Bud' Welch with his new LP, on the streets of Clarksdale.


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