Nights at the Roundtable with Eddie Taylor and one of his 1957 singles for Vee-Jay Records, "Gonna Love You". Make a donation to Newstalgia - any amount is a huge amount.
May 1, 2012

Eddie Taylor - the glue that held Jimmy Reed together.


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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.

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