Jimmy Witherspoon: Evenin' Blues

Jimmy Witherspoon: Evenin' Blues

This relaxed, rather informal August 15, 1963, session is one of Jimmy Witherspoon’s rarest and was the only time that the great Arkansas shouter recorded with T-Bone Walker, the Texas-born father of electric blues guitar. In an unusual appearance as a sideman, Walker contributed his trademark brittle-toned solos, obbligatos, and 'from the five' intros to a set of tunes that included such standards as “Money’s Gettin’ Cheaper” (a ’Spoon' favorite since he borrowed it from Charles Brown in the late Forties), “How Long Blues”, “Good Rockin’ Tonight”, “Kansas City”, and “Don’t Let Go”. And adding further Texas seasoning was San Antonio saxophonist Clifford Scott, best known for his distinctive solos on “Honky Tonk” and other Bill Doggett hits, who not only played tenor (as the original credits indicate), but blew searing alto on “Grab Me A Freight” and flute on ’Spoon’s' reading of the haunting title track, a blues ballad previously associated with both Jimmy Rushing and Walker. With Clifford Scott, Bert Kendrix, T-Bone Walker, Clarence Jones and Wayne Robertson.
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