The how-to manual for musical 'inter-play' or "jamming"
Otis Spann and Buddy Guy w/ Fred Below keeping time lay down authentic grooves that are rooted in "feeling" & not just a set up for solos.
Junior Wells sparse use of the harmonica allows the others to shine & makes you want to hear him play. His vox are in great shape & he sings w/ a bit more abandon as if these tracks were demos & not a finished product. This allows for a greater range of technique in vocal delivery as marketability did not seem to be the j
Stop Breakin' Down
By James Cullinane
This version of Stop Breakin' Down has all the power, tattered textures and intensity of the best of South side idiom . This cut might be the high watermark of Chicago Blues. There is a deep soulful longing and power here that ranks with the very best!
You want the blues, you need buddy
By Smokestack B
To keep it simple Buddy Guy and Junior Wells lay it down with feeling and passion, not only putting emotion into the music but they keep it steady. This is one of those albums that seem like one long song, press play and before you know it it's over and you feel brand new.