BANDCAMP FRIDAY. Worry SONGHOY BLUES is a band whose experiences in Mali have opened their eyes to universal problems plaguing people everywhere. ‘I saw a guy on TV juggling a meat cleaver, a tomato and a bowling ball,’ says Johnson. Fat Possum puts a fat spotlight on its deep lineup of solo performers -- Robert Belfour, Asie Payton, Junior Kimbrough, Dunbar, and Burnside all take relaxed turns inhabiting the role of the lone bluesman, who has perhaps never sounded so alive since the prewar era. Goin' Down South 7. Not no standard blues. Kouma 12. Crack Whore Blues 6. The blues. "Acclaimed Malian rock band Songhoy Blues are back with their most important album to date, Optimisme (French for optimism) on Fat Possum Records. 306 likes. community, fat possum, blues, dharawal, dan bennett, scott loughland Last October Dan Bennett and Scott Loughland finally found their groove and they call it “Dharawal Country Blues”. But those recordings have long been out of print and difficult to find. Boob Scotch 10. Not The Same Old Blues Crap By Fat Possum Records. I Found Out 4. Hadn't I Been Good To You 2. His albums on the Fat Possum label, including Bad Luck City in 1991 and Too Bad Jim in 1994, created a raw, edgy blues that purists loved. Download free Various - Fat Possum Records 2016 Summer Sampler | Dont Need It,Skinny Woman,Scattered Ashes Song For Richard,Jack Of Diamonds,Golden Apples,The Commercial,Good Morning Judge,Into Something Cant Shake Loose,Hobo Blues,Come On,Im Insane,Down By The Woodside,Your Temporary Custodian,Let Me Ride In You flac album Recently, Fat Possum has signed younger rock acts to its roster. From a bankrupt record label, they have bought a vault of southern rural 1960s blues, so Fat Possum can keep putting out great blues. Cut to last year, when Oxford, Mississippi’s Fat Possum Records acquired the original tapes from Rosenthal, restoring them and then digitizing them for the soon-to-be-released Worried Blues, a collection of ten albums, with each devoted to a different artist. Gabi 5. And we took guys like R.L. Optimisme by Songhoy Blues, released 23 October 2020 1. “Both recordings also adequately capture the feeling of what it must be like to be in Junior Kimbrough’s juke joint,” wrote Richard Skelly of All Music Guide, “where both men have been playing this kind of raw, unadulterated blues for over 30 years.” Bon Bon 8. Just Like A Bird Without A Feather 15. More than 900000 CDs, DVDs, Vinyls, Games, Technics, Equipment … Artists on the label's roster include elder bluesmen R.L. Lightning Bug - 'October Song' Reissue. Photos by David Stevens: Fat Possum has had its ups and downs trying to make a market for contemporary Mississippi blues. Play on Spotify The official Fat Possum Records store. You Better Run 5. The tracks on here are vibrant and alive. 0 episodes. Pushin' My Luck 13. That relationship led to A Ass Pocket of Whiskey, the Burnside/Spencer collaboration that was recorded in a barn (on what had fittingly been the first electric farm in the state) near Holly Springs, Mississippi, during an ice storm. Fat Possum didn't really get any popular attention until the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion teamed with Burnside for 1996's Ass Pocket of Whiskey . Follow Fat Possum on Spotify. Fat Possum has teamed up with Seymour Stein to announce the relaunch of Blue Horizon Records. What 5 records would you order? Burnside, Townes Van Zandt, Sunflower Bean, Youth Lagoon, Spiritualized Burnside's second Fat Possum release, Too Bad, Jim, caught the ears of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, who took the aging musician on the road with them. Cocaine Bill 9. Founded in 1991 by Matthew Johnson, Fat Possum Records specializes in rough-edged Mississippi Delta blues. Badala 2. 69 songs. ... Limited Fat Possum Hoodie. Burnside, Howlin Wolf, Leadbelly and Junior Kimbrough Come On In [Live] 9. Fat Possum is easily the most important blues label to emerge in American since the 1960s. Fat Possum Records Evolves with the Blues Fat Possum Records, based in Oxford, Miss., is an independent label founded as a platform for gritty bluesmakers R.L. Fey Fey 4. View production, box office, & company info Movies and TV Shows to Get You in the Holiday Spirit. Lee was born July 2, 1960, in Estcourt, South Africa. Music | TV Series (2000– ) Episode Guide. Have Mercy Baby 8. 2: Record Label : The Black Keys: The Black Keys: Record Label Fat Possum has signed Grandpa Boy, a new band formed by Paul Westerberg from The Replacements. The Blues & Other Songs: Record Label : The Best of Fat Possum: The Early Years: Record Label : The BBC Sessions: The Districts: Record Label : The Blues & Other Songs, Vol. Vampires And Failures 11. Not the Same Old Blues Crap 1 by Fat Possum Records, released 19 December 2019 1. Back in the ‘90s, though, the up-and-coming indie imprint was a hothouse of blues, releasing albums by artists like R.L. Courtney Marie Andrews- solo EU tour. Dournia 11. There is a smoky version of “Blue Ridge Mountain Blues” and a scarred and scarring interpretation of “Hills of Roane County,” an East Tennessee murder ballad from the 1880s that was popularized by Tony Rice. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough. Burnside. Frankie And Albert 14. And that opened those guys up to an entirely new audience. Add to Watchlist. Bad Man 12. I'm Insane 2. Lonesome Road 7. Snake Drive 5. A genre which can communicate untold pain, depthless heartache and a universe of suffering. Not the Same Old Blues Crap 3 by Fat Possum Records, released 19 December 2019 1. Assadja 3. The rural blues of the Mississippi hill country is guitar music, often played using a glass or metal slide. A fetid, unapologetic blues duo viciously recontextualizing the sounds of Sonhouse, R.L. Fat Possum has signed Grandpa Boy, a new band formed by Paul Westerberg from The Replacements. A.A. Bondy - Enderness. Fat Possum Records is known these days for the label’s cutting edge rock releases by bands like Temples, Communions, or Bash & Pop. You Want It 8. … Or it can encompass songs like "Crack Whore Blues", which is exactly what you would expect it to be from the title. It has no concern whatsoever for being a museum piece documenting the latter day Delta Bluesmen and their music, so much as it is an ongoing, shambolically run business concern that is interested in getting the music of these men out so others can hear it, and hopefully get their artists paid. Add a Plot » Added to Watchlist. Asie Reed Payton (April 12, 1937 – May 19, 1997) was an American blues musician, who lived most of his life in Holly Ridge, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta.Born in Washington County, Mississippi, he sang and played the guitar, but made his living as a farmer.. Near the end of his life he recorded one album, Worried, for the Fat Possum Records label, which was released after his death. The Howling Hex - NYC Dec 29. No longer a strictly blues label, with the likes of indie acts Spiritualized and Temples issuing albums on the label, it does now, though, deal with reissues, currently overseeing the Hi Records label back catalogue with impeccably packaged releases by Ann Peebles and Al Green, which are highly recommended. Been Here And Gone 10. A collection of where it all started, the Fat Possum blues catalog. Little Eddie Blues 11. Worry 9. - Avalon Blues # °° not on Fat Possum/Amazon Music CD/LP FP1598 Fat Possum/Amazon Music CD/LP FP1598 track sequence: - Slidin' Delta - Louis Collins - Staggerlee - Monday Mornin' Blues - Comin' Home - A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight - Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor - You Can't Come In - Joe Turner Title: Optimisme Artist: Songhoy Blues Label: Fat Possum Format: CD, LP, Digital Release Date: October 23, 2020 Hailing from Mali, the African rock band Songhoy Blues has returned with their highly anticipated third album, a response to their homeland’s corrupt and oppressive political system. It later became an effort to find the last original bluesmen and record them before they died. At first Fat Possum focused almost entirely on recording hitherto unknown Mississippi blues artists (typically from Oxford or Holly Springs, Mississippi). Pour Toi 7. Damn near everything at Fat Possum is 30% off right now. Come Right In 4. Set You Free 3. Fat Possum Records is a record label operating out of Oxford, Mississippi. Songhoy Blues - KEXP session. Meet Me In The City 3. Barre 6. Fat Possum Takes Over Filtr's Record Shop Playlist. Fat Possum Band. You know, when we did Fat Possum in the early days, blues was pretty much stuck in the blues club. Songhoy Blues - BADALA - music video. Fat Possum Records is was a label started in 1991 by Matthew Johnson (4) for the express purpose recording of R.L. When the wellspring of rural blues sadly dried up, Fat Possum adapted, expanding its remit. Buy Greatest Hits The Best Of Al Green CD from Al Green for $10.87 and pay no postage. Crack Head Joe 6. Here is from the Wikipedia entry: Fat Possum was founded in 1991 by two Living Blues magazine staff, Peter Redvers-Lee and Matthew Johnson. Fat Possum is a great label, and one of the most important in keeping the blues alive. The Blues According to Fat Possum Records . 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