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    Jimmy Johnson – Johnson’s Whacks

    Jimmy Johnson – Johnson’s Whacks Delmark DD 644 (1991) Compact Disc When Jimmy Johnson’s first album, Johnson’s Whacks hit the streets at the end of the seventies, he was heralded as being part of a new blues generation that could actually write fully-realized, mature SONGS (as opposed to borrowing or stealing jukebox standards). Delmark even…

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      Jimmy Johnson – Every Day of Your Life

      Jimmy Johnson – Every Day of Your Life Delmark DE 861 Compact Disc (2020) Four decades ago, Jimmy Johnson permanently established himself as a front-rank Chicago bluesman with his unusually imaginative Delmark debut album Johnson’s Whacks (DE 644). Now he’s come full circle: Jimmy’s back on Delmark with this exciting release, which shows that he…

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        Jimmy Johnson – North / South

        Jimmy Johnson – North / South Delmark DD 647 Compact Disc Jimmy Johnson came dramatically to the attention of the blues world with the release of his first American album, Johnson’s Whacks (Delmark 644), in 1979, one of the few albums around that time to project a new and distinctive blues personality. Originally issued in…

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          Jimmy Johnson – Pepper’s Hangout

          Jimmy Johnson – Pepper’s Hangout Delmark DD 745 (2000) [Bass Series] Compact Disc Jimmy proved himself one of the best contemporary blues artist in the late seventies and early eighties with two killer albums on Delmark, Johnson’s Whacks (Delmark 644) and North // South (Delmark 647). Jim O’Neal, founding editor of Living Blues Magazine, wrote…

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            Syl Johnson – Talkin’ Bout Chicago!

            Syl Johnson – Talkin’ Bout Chicago! Delmark DE 729 (1999) Compact Disc Syl Johnson is a unique stylist and one of the greatest singers of Chicago blues, R&B and soul. He comes from a distinguished musical family; his brothers include Jimmy Johnson and Magic Sam’s longtime bassist Mac Thompson. In ’71 Syl went to Hi…

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              The Jimmy Dawkins Band – Blisterstring

              The Jimmy Dawkins Band – Blisterstring Delmark DE 641 Compact Disc (1996) Jimmy Dawkins is a true original. A one of a kind artist whose distinctive guitar style is instantly recognizable. His chilling killer tone; his deep, complex, innovative solos and his intense playing approach have made him revered amongst his peers and won fans…

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