For anyone in their mid-teens in the mid-5Os, and into music, it had to be rock'n'roll - American rock'n roll. There was no British equivalent to the sound. In the UK, it was Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, The Platters, Alan Freed, Radio Luxembourg, Voice Of America.
Here's a question for you: what would any blues lover say about a session that features Charlie Musselwhite, Mike Bloomfield, Harvey Mandel, Robben Ford, Tim Kaihatsu and Barry Goldberg? How about Blues Heaven or the closest thing to it! This CD, Best of the Blues, features the stellar talents of the aforementioned blues heroes playing together at a smokin' jam session at L.A. is Shrine Auditorium. Compiled from the vaults of Red Hot Records, these sides are a must for their historical significance and their rare collectibility.