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Saturday, 21 November 2015
Saturday Lucky Dip
Confession time - and one which may result in me being drummed out the Brownies. I do not own any records by Jimi Hendrix.
I do however have a Mojo compilation The Roots of Hendrix -15 tracks that inspired the legend.
No doubt an opportunity for a 30 page article and a chance to feature some Blues standards in the public domain.
There are a few crackers as you would expect and I have selected Howlin' Wolf and Jimmy Reed for your listening pleasure.
The stand out however is Little Richard's cover of the Don Covay song I Don't Know What You've Got, But it's Got Me which was also covered by Hendrix.
I was initially going to save this for a Soul Sunday slot but it is so good that I felt compelled to post it now.
Howlin' Wolf - Killing Floor
Jimmy Reed -Bright Lights Big City
Little Richard - I Don't Know What You've Got, But It's Got Me (Parts 1&2)