Update: Thanks to your incredible outpouring of support and donations, we've managed to squeak within a short distance of our goal. As I've said during this past week, I can't thank you enough, those of you who have donated. Your contributions and words of encouragement have made all the difference. No matter how small or insignificant you thought your donation was, it made all the difference in the world. Since we're just at the tail-end of the appeal - if you are still thinking about making a donation to Newstalgia, to make sure it stays running in the future, any amount will be greatly appreciated. Any amount is a huge amount - always was and always will be.
Heading over to Chicago for a taste of Blues tonight, by way of Eddie Taylor. Taylor is probably best known as working with the legendary Blues master Jimmy Reed on some of his most memorable sessions for Vee-Jay Records in the 1950's. A heavy weight artist in his own right, he recorded several singles and garnered much acclaim, including tonight's track, Gonna Love You, which he recorded in 1957.
A little down-home Blues is always good to be staring at the middle of the week with.
If the recording sounds outrageously clean, it's because it was taken from the session master tapes and sounds just like the day it was originally recorded.