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Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer - Not Dark Yet (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Sept. 10, 2017
Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer - Not Dark Yet (2017)

Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer - Not Dark Yet
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, front cover | 37:12 min | 218 MB
Label: Silver Cross Records – SCR001 | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017
Country

Critically acclaimed artists and sisters Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer will release Not Dark Yet on August 18th via Silver Cross Records / Thirty Tigers. Produced by Teddy Thompson, their first and highly anticipated album together is an extraordinary debut of the pair's transcendent musical bond. Not Dark Yet was recorded in Los Angeles in the summer of 2016. The album provides a potent look at the sisters' individual and collective artistry through eclectic song choices from writers ranging from the Louvin Brothers, Nick Cave, Kurt Cobain, and back to Jessie Colter. Shelby and Allison wrap their arms around the past, plant their feet in the present, and nod toward what's around the bend with a co-written "Is It Too Much," to close out the ten-song set.

Luther Allison - Bad News Is Coming (1972) Remastered 2001  Music

Posted by Designol at Sept. 9, 2017
Luther Allison - Bad News Is Coming (1972) Remastered 2001

Luther Allison - Bad News Is Coming (1972) Remastered 2001
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 360 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 129 Mb | Scans ~ 45 Mb
Chicago Blues, Modern Electric Blues | Label: Motown | # 440 013 407-2 | 00:56:11

The very thing that made Luther Allison noteworthy became an albatross around his neck. Years after his initial run of records in the '70s, he was known for the same thing he was at the time – he was the only blues artist on Gordy, or any Motown affiliated label. This was true and novel, but many focused on the novelty, not the truth, ignoring Allison's status as a terrific torchbearer of raw Chicago blues. Some of material illustrates some contemporary influence – dig that funky groove and organ on "Raggedy and Dirty," or the rock-oriented slow burn of Mel London's "Cut You A-Loose" – but as his original title track illustrates, he can also deliver a torturous, impassioned slow grind. Still, this isn't an album about originality, it's a record how tradition can remain alive in a contemporary setting. Apart from the slightly cleaner production and the extended running time, this could have been released 15 years earlier, since its heart is in classic Chicago blues, particularly Chess. He draws on Willie Dixon via Howlin' Wolf for the first two tracks, dipping into Elmore James and B.B. King's catalogs later on in the record.
Mose Allison - My Backyard (1990) {Blue Note CDP 7 93840 2 rec 1989}

Mose Allison - My Backyard (1990) {Blue Note CDP 7 93840 2 rec 1989}
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© 1990 Blue Note | CDP 7 93840 2
Jazz / Hard Bop / Jazz Blues / Piano

Mose Allison's career in his golden and quite fruitful years has yielded many surprises and challenges, not the least of which is this delightful offering. He continues to write attractive, bouncy, and fun tunes carried by his signature roiling piano style and sly lyrics. For this effort, producer and Allison disciple Ben Sidran hooked him up with musicians from the modern New Orleans jazz scene, including Astral Project members – the extraordinary drummer John Vidacovich, tenor saxophonist Tony Dagradi, and guitarist Steve Masakowski.

Allison Crutchfield - Tourist in This Town (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at April 3, 2017
Allison Crutchfield - Tourist in This Town (2017)

Allison Crutchfield - Tourist in This Town (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log - 231 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 84 MB | 00:32:28
Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Lo-Fi | Label: Merge Records | Release Year: 2017

The debut full-length by Allison Crutchfield titled Tourist in This Town sonically pulls back the curtain on her life and places Crutchfield center stage, fully revealing her power, conviction, and grace. The Alabama native has immersed herself in music since her teenage years, forming notable bands such as P.S. Eliot and Bad Banana (both with her twin sister Katie of Waxahatchee). In 2012, she co-founded Swearin’ the band in which she would truly begin to formulate and understand her full potential as a songwriter and in 2014, she recorded and released her first solo EP Lean In To It.
Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended (1987) {Blue Note CDP 7 48015 2}

Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended (1987) {Blue Note CDP 7 48015 2}
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© 1987 Blue Note | CDP 7 48015 2
Jazz / Jazz Blues / Piano / Vocal Jazz

Mose Allison, who was a musical institution long before 1987, had not run out of creative juices after 30 years of major league performances. This set finds him introducing such ironically truthful songs as "Ever Since The World Ended," "Top Forty," "I Looked In The Mirror" and "What's Your Movie." The many guest artists (including altoist Arthur Blythe, tenor-saxophonist Bennie Wallace, Bob Malach on both alto and tenor and guitarist Kenny Burrell) are unnecessary frivolities but Allison's trio (with bassist Dennis Irwin and drummer Tom Whaley) is tight and ably backs the unique singer-pianist.
Mose Allison - Mose Allison Sings (1963/2006/2014) [Official Digital Download]

Mose Allison - Mose Allison Sings (1963/2006/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 46:25 minutes | 533 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Rudy Van Gelder Remaster - 2006

When he arrived in New York, Mississippi native Mose Allison presented himself as a piano player who occasionally sang and played trumpet. This was the balance Allison struck on six memorable Prestige albums recorded between 1957 and ’59; but what really caught the public’s attention and made him one of the music’s most influential crossover artists were Allison’s sly down-home vocals on blues classics and the clever lyrics of his originals. All of the Prestige vocals were originally collected on the LP Mose Allison Sings, which quickly became the definitive Allison collection.

Mose Allison - The Best of Mose Allison (1988)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 17, 2016
Mose Allison - The Best of Mose Allison (1988)

Mose Allison - The Best of Mose Allison (1988)
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Hard Bop, Jazz Blues, Vocal Jazz, Piano Jazz | Label: Atlantic Jazz | # 1542-2 | Time: 00:56:23

RIP Mr. Mose Allison (November 11, 1927 – November 15, 2016)

The Mose Allison installment in Atlantic's Jazz Anthology series of 1970 is superior to most in that line simply on the grounds of time. Since Allison's songs were usually brief, Atlantic was able to fit 12 of them onto a single LP and thus provide a wider selection of his output, unlike others in that series that included only five or six tracks, making it serve as a pretty good capsule introduction to one of American music's most idiosyncratic individualists. Many of his most famous songs are here – "Your Mind Is on Vacation," "New Parchman," "I'm the Wild Man," "I Don't Worry About a Thing," and "Your Molecular Structure," along with covers like "Rollin' Stone" and a rushed live remake of his biggest "hit," Willie Dixon's "Seventh Son".

Luther Allison - Love Me Mama (1969) Expanded Reissue 1996  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 26, 2016
Luther Allison - Love Me Mama (1969) Expanded Reissue 1996

Luther Allison - Love Me Mama (1969) Expanded Reissue 1996
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Genre: Chicago Blues, Modern Electric Blues | Label: Delmark | # DE-625 | Time: 01:00:45

Luther Allison seemed to be on a roll when he died in 1998. He was back home after many years in Europe, and was winning awards and making a good living. This, his debut album, was cut in 1969 when he was 30 years old. He sang as if barely able to keep a lid on his emotion, and the elegance and precision of his guitar playing belied the fact that he had only been playing the instrument for a few years. If this debut can be faulted it's only in that it relies too heavily on overfamiliar standards like "Little Red Rooster," "Five Long Years," "Dust My Broom," "Sky Is Crying," and "Every Night About This Time." The CD reissue has been expanded with alternate takes and bonus cuts.

Bernard Allison - Kentucky Fried Blues (2003) Repost  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Oct. 20, 2016
Bernard Allison - Kentucky Fried Blues (2003) Repost

Bernard Allison - Kentucky Fried Blues (2003)
DVD5 | Video: NTSC 4:3 (720x480) | Audio: DD 5.1, PCM Stereo | 3.5 Gb | Scans | Time: 58 mins
Ruf Records | Ruf 3002
Blues, Blues Rock, Electric Blues, Funk

Recorded in August 1999, this live performance by Bernard Allison perfectly illustrates why he has quickly established himself as one of the most important blues artists of the 21st century. The son of legendary bluesman Luther Allison, Bernard commands his guitar to create a new style of blues that combines tradition with contemporary sounds such as funk, rock, and R&B.

Bernard Allison - No Mercy (1994)  Music

Posted by Designol at June 15, 2015
Bernard Allison - No Mercy (1994)

Bernard Allison - No Mercy (1994)
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Genre: Modern Electric Blues, Blues Rock | Label: in-akustik | # INAK 9029 CD | Time: 00:54:42

When it comes to the blues, it seems like there are two different camps – those who are staunch authentic blues enthusiasts, and those who like their blues amped up with a decidedly rock approach. On his 1994 live release, No Mercy, singer/guitarist Bernard Allison certainly falls under the latter category. As with the majority of modern-day blues-rockers, Allison focuses mostly on covers of vintage blues tunes, with the odd original (or more accurately, one lone original – "Next Generation") thrown in for good measure. With Allison backed by a group of studio pros, No Mercy captures blues at its most well-honed – the complete opposite of the grittiness of the original bluesmen – especially on such tracks as the album-opening "Rock Me Baby" and "Breakin' Up Somebody's Home." Also included are a pair of tributes to Bernard's father, Luther Allison ("Change Your Way of Living" and "Help") as well as a reading of "Tin Pan Alley," which is very reminiscent of Stevie Ray Vaughan's version (on his classic Couldn't Stand the Weather release). If you're an admirer of modern-day blues-rock, then No Mercy is certainly worth a spin.