Category: Blues

Allen Toussaint (1996)

Allen Toussaint (1996)

“If I was to say my joy, piano is first.”     I loved Allen Toussaint before I knew who Allen Toussaint was.

Al Kooper (1995)

Al Kooper (1995)

“I was pretty much robbed all my life….” The big bucks versions of “The Cutting Edge 1965-1966,” the latest entry in the Bob Dylan bootleg series (note: not actual bootlegs), includes a 20-track disc...

Curtis Mayfield (1996)

Curtis Mayfield (1996)

“It isn’t every day a 54-year-old quadriplegic records a record….”   There are comeback stories. And then there’s Curtis Mayfield’s comeback story. In mid-August, 1990, he was about to perform at an outdoor concert...