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On September 5, 1995.

On September 5, 1995, “Alligator” label released “Blue Streak”, the 19th Luther Allison album. It was recorded in 1995 and was produced by Jim Gaines, Luther Allison, and James Solberg.

Personnel:

  • Luther Allison– vocals, guitar
  • James Solberg– guitar
  • Ernest Williamson – keyboards
  • Dave Smith – bass
  • Steve Potts– drums
  • Mike Vlahakis– keyboards
  • Ken Faltinson– bass
  • Robb Stupka– drums
  • Bruce McCabe– piano
  • Charlie Bingham – rhythm guitar
  • The Memphis Horns– horn section
  • Jacqueline Johnson – background vocals
  • Jacqueline Reddick– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. All the King’s Horses – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  2. What Have I Done Wrong? – Maghett, Magic Sam
  3. Big City – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  4. Move from the Hood – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  5. What’s Going On in My Home? – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  6. I Believe in Me – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  7. Cherry Red Wine – Luther Allison
  8. Walking Papers – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  9. Think With Your Heart – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  10. You Don’t Know – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  11. Should I Wait? – Luther Allison
  12. Midnight Creepster – Luther Allison

On August 12, 1997.

On August 12, 1997, Luther Allison died aged 57. He was a musician (guitar), worked with Howlin’ Wolf, Freddie King, Jimmy Dawkins, James Cotton, Magic Sam, and Otis Rush. In 1998, Allison was posthumously inducted into the “Blues Hall of Fame”. He released 27 albums (5 released posthumously).

On March 25, 1997.

On March 25, 1997, “Alligator” label released “Reckless”, the 22nd Luther Allison album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Jim Gaines.

Personnel:

  • Luther Allison – vocals, guitar
  • Marla Glen – vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Luther Allison and James Solberg, except where noted.

  1. Low Down and Dirty – Bernard Allison
  2. You Can Run but You Can’t Hide – Paul Butterfield, Henry Glover
  3. Living in the House of the Blues – Jerry Williams
  4. You Can, You Can
  5. Will It Ever Change?
  6. Just As I Am
  7. There Comes a Time
  8. Drowning at the Bottom
  9. Playin’ a Losin’ Game – Bernard Allison, Luther Allison
  10. It’s a Blues Thing
  11. Cancel My Check
  12. Pain in the Streets
  13. You’re Gonna Make Me Cry – Deadric Malone
  14. I’m Back