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On September 29, 2018.

On September 29, 2018, Otis Rush died aged 84. He was singer, guitarist and songwriter, together with Magic Sam and Buddy Guy, regarded as creator of the West Side Chicago blues style. In 1984, Rush was elected to the “Blues Hall of Fame”; in 2015, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked him at number 53 on its list of “100 Greatest Guitarists”; in 2018, “Jazz Foundation of America” honored Rush with a “Lifetime Achievement Award”. Rush influenced many musicians, including Peter Green, Michael Bloomfield and Eric Clapton.

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On May 2, 2006.

On May 2, 2006, “Eagle” label released “Old, New, Ballads, Blues”, the fifteenth Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Gary Moore.

Personnel:Gary Moore- guitars, vocals

  • Don Airey- keyboards
  • Jonathan Noyce- bass
  • Darrin Mooney- drums

Track listing:

  1. Done Somebody Wrong – Elmore James
  2. You Know My Love – Willie Dixon
  3. Midnight Blues (2006) – Gary Moore
  4. Ain’t Nobody – Gary Moore
  5. Gonna Rain Today – Gary Moore
  6. All Your Love (2006) – Otis Rush
  7. Flesh & Blood – Gary Moore
  8. Cut It Out – Gary Moore
  9. No Reason to Cry – Gary Moore
  10. I’ll Play the Blues for You – Jerry Beech

 

In December 1967.

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In December 1967, “Elektra” label released “The Resurrection of Pigboy Crabshaw”, the third Butterfield Blues Band album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by John Court.

Personnel:

  • Paul Butterfield– vocals, harmonica
  • Elvin Bishop– guitar
  • Mark Naftalin– keyboards
  • Bugsy Maugh – bass, vocalon “Driving Wheel”
  • Phil Wilson– drums
  • Gene Dinwiddie– tenor saxophone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Keith Johnson – trumpet

Track listing:

  1. One More Heartache – Smokey Robinson, The Miracles
  2. Driftin’ and Driftin’ – Charles Brown, Johnny Moore, Eddie Williams
  3. I Pity the Fool – Deadric Malone
  4. Born Under a Bad Sign – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  5. Run Out of Time – Paul Butterfield, Gene Dinwiddie
  6. Double Trouble – Otis Rush
  7. Drivin’ Wheel – Roosevelt Sykes
  8. Droppin’ Out – Paul Butterfield, Tucker Zimmerman
  9. Tollin’ Bells – traditional, arranged by The Butterfield Blues Band

On August 27, 1978.

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On August 27, 1978, “RSO” and “Polydor” labels released “No Reason to Cry”, the fourth Eric Clapton studio album. It was recorded December 1975 – May 1976, and was produced by Rob Fraboni.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton
  • Bob Dylan
  • Ron Wood
  • Rick Danko
  • Richard Manuel
  • Robbie Robertson
  • Georgie Fame
  • Ed Anderson
  • Aggie
  • Brains Bradley
  • Jesse Ed Davis
  • Terry Danko
  • Bob Ellis
  • Connie
  • Konrad Kramer
  • Yvonne Elliman
  • Geoffrey Harrison
  • Levon Helm(The Band)
  • Garth Hudson(The Band)
  • Marcy Levy
  • Nello
  • Jamie Oldaker
  • Albhy Galuten
  • Dick Simms
  • Nat Jeffery
  • Ralph Moss
  • Dick La Palm
  • Dread Lever
  • Billy Preston
  • Chris Jagger
  • Carl Radle
  • Sergio Pastora Rodriguez
  • Wilton Spears
  • Dominic Lumetta
  • Sandy Castle
  • George Terry
  • Rob Fraboni
  • Larry Samuals
  • Mick Turner
  • Wah Wah Watson
  • Pete & All at Shangri-La

Track listing:

  1. Beautiful Thing – Rick Danko, Richard Manuel
  2. Carnival – Eric Clapton
  3. Sign Language – Bob Dylan
  4. County Jail Blues – Alfred Fields
  5. All Our Past Times – Eric Clapton, Rick Danko
  6. Hello Old Friend – Eric Clapton
  7. Double Trouble – Otis Rush
  8. Innocent Times – Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy
  9. Hungry – Marcy Levy, Dicky Simms
  10. Black Summer Rain – Eric Clapton

On July 22, 1966.

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On July 22, 1966, “Decca” label released “Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton” , album by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. It was recorded in April 1966, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 195 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

Personnel:

  • John Mayall– lead vocals, piano, Hammond B3 organ, harmonica
  • Eric Clapton– lead guitar, lead vocals
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Hughie Flint– drums
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Johnny Almond– baritone saxophone
  • Derek Healey – trumpet
  • Gus Dudgeon– engineer

Track listing:

  1. All Your Love – Otis Rush
  2. Hideaway – Freddie King, Sonny Thompson
  3. Little Girl – John Mayall
  4. Another Man – John Mayall
  5. Double Crossing Time – Eric Clapton, John Mayall
  6. What’d I Say – Ray Charles
  7. Key to Love – John Mayall
  8. Parchman Farm – Mose Allison
  9. Have You Heard – John Mayall
  10. Ramblin’ on My Mind – Robert Johnson
  11. Steppin’ Out – C. Frazier
  12. It Ain’t Right – Little Walter