Harvey Mandel

Album of the Week 10-21-23

Afternoon folks!

Well, I've got a good pile of stuff for you this week. Starting off, there's a european record of Champion Jack Dupree backed by a jazz band, followed by an album by Chicago blues sax player A.C. Reed. After that we move on to the blues-rock stuff with albums by Harvey Mandel, The Climax Chicago Blues Band and Rory Gallagher. There's also an album of studio jams by Peter Green.

Then in the diversity department there's a double live album from the Flying Burrito Bros, a double live album from Weather Report and we finish off with a Rock and Roll (perhaps New Wave) album from The Vapors.

Enjoy and have a great weekend!

Album of the Week 9-23-23

Afternoon folks!

There's a bunch of good stuff this week. There's some serious Chicago blues with an album from (Chess artist) Jimmy Rogers and a compilation from Howlin' Wolf. After that there's a pile of blues rock with albums from Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, Harvey Mandel (Canned Heat) and West, Bruce & Laing.

Then there's some pleasant, bluesy burblings by Leon Redbone and we finish off with some genuinely unusual music from The Fugs.

Have a great weekend!

Album of the Week 9-9-23

Afternoon folks!

I've got a couple of live blues albums for you this week, one from BB King and one (a UK import) from Albert Collins and there's a Buddy Guy album to keep you hummin' for the rest of the weekend. Following that there's a big bunch of blues rock, albums by Rory Gallagher, Harvey Mandel (guitarist for Canned Heat), slide wizard David Lindley and a live album from Mountain. Finishing it all off is an album from Spirit.


Album of the Week 8-5-23

Afternoon folks!

I've got a bunch of blues and blues-rock for you this week. Pinetop Perkins leads off, followed by Jimmy Dawkins and some mid-70's B.B. King. After that we've got John Mayall, a solo album from Harvey Mandel (Canned Heat) and a live album from Washington D.C.'s Nighthawks. We finish off with David Bromberg and some British folk-rock from Steeleye Span.

Well, there ya go - have a great weekend and enjoy!

Album of the Week 6-10-23

Afternoon folks!

There's some more goodies for you this week. We start out with a late 60's album from Jimmy Witherspoon, followed by an album of a New Orleans piano "professor," Tuts Washington. We've got a bunch of blues-rock - a mostly instrumental album by Harvey Mandel (from Canned Heat and elsewhere), followed by a mid 70's Elvin Bishop album and we've got a mid 70's Foghat album. Following that there are a bunch of tracks from a Doc Watson album which I may add some to later - and we finish up with a live double album from The Tubes.

Have a great weekend and enjoy the tunes!

Album of the Week - 11-26-22

Afternoon folks!

This week (surprise) there's more great stuff to listen to. There's a live Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown album, a collection of Leroy Carr recordings and a Neville Brothers live album. I found a long-lost album with Charlie Musselwhite, Harvey Mandel and Barry Goldberg lurking in my basement, cleaned it up and it sounds pretty decent now, perhaps a little of its period, but cool nonetheless. There's a collection of Gram Parsons and Flying Burrito Brothers recordings and an EP of Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels a Rosanne Cash album and another moldy oldie album from the basement by the Five Man Electrical Band - I think it's their debut album. Finally, there's a part of a Dr. Feelgood live album that I will upload the remaining tunes from on Sunday sometime.

Enjoy the splendiferous bounty of my basement! Smile