In the words of Max Miller, it’s “all good stuff, lady” (and gent…). If cool Rhythm & Blues from the West Coast is your thing, you will find that it don’t get any better than this! Watch out for an upcoming Ace CD that features the complete Dolphin, Modern and Downey recordings of one of its star turns, the great Harry “Little” Caesar.
~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. Dana Gillespie - Love Matters 4:44. Dana Gillespie - Eternally Yours 5:17. Dana Gillespie - Last Chance Saloon 4:19. Dana Gillespie - Hands of Hope 4:13. Dana Gillespie - Love Moves 5:39.
~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Cleanhead Blues 2:34. Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Cleanhead Is Back 3:52. Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Cleanhead Blues 4:07. Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Pass Out 6:24.
Item Conditions Simplified (reflecting reality of CD collecting). Very Good - Used item In Good shape (minor wear to art and/or CD). Good - cd with all artwork may be scratched but plays without skipping.
Billy Hawks played the organ and sang the blues -- a combination that in the late '60s, when Hawks recorded and released The New Genius of the Blues and More Heavy Soul! For one thing, he sang, a choice that positions his recordings much closer to R&B than jazz.