Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Total Eclipse (was What's in da bag?)

Dirk Lockard r.d.lockard@att.net
Wed Jan 19 19:45:53 EST 2000


Speaking of the Wolfman, folks in Long Beach get to see him howl during a total
eclipse of the full moon, Thursday night, January 20.  He can sing the silver
right out of the moon! It'll be a funkified red!

Dirk Lockard
www.btrblues.com

----- Original Message -----
From: Dirk Lockard <r.d.lockard@ATT.NET>
To: <BLUES-L@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU>
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 6:21 PM
Subject: Re: What's In Da Bag ???


> My, what big ears you have!
>
> The wolfman's new web site:
> http://walterwashington.com/index1.html
>
> Dirk Lockard
> www.btrblues.com
>
>
> From: cookieholley <cookieholley@mcsi.net>
> Subject: Re: What's In Da Bag ???
>
>
> > OK!  Where do I sign up for the show?
> >
> > This one is a killer!
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: SMMCCLANING@cs.com <SMMCCLANING@cs.com>
> > To: BLUES-L@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU <BLUES-L@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU>
> > Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 4:00 PM
> > Subject: What's In Da Bag ???
> >
> >
> > >    Snow, cold, damn it, winter has arrived.I had to dust off the ARTIC
> > coat
> > >this moanin' & get my gloves on. Get me the hell outta here !!! My cold
> > butt
> > >is heading off to Aruba next week for a little RNR in the sun. Sure as hell
> > >miss those blues cruises though, that was best of both worlds, huh John :)
> > >Well, as usual, after getting rid of that fat free loader with the beard &
> > >crummy red suit who drank up all my wife's beer, I finally got out & about
> > to
> > >buy a little bit of blues to shake the cold from my bones. Here they are
> > >folks, bluestime:)
> > >
> > >SAM TAYLOR I CAME FROM THE DIRT Wellll Records.Another first timer with a
> > >real nice CD folks. All originals, all good. Real tasty CD done with a
> > bitta
> > >horns, keyes, violin, coupla chix doing backup (GOOD) My man Sammy Taylor
> > >gots the blues & here they are.
> > >
> > >MOUNTAIN TOP WEST COAST BLUES SESSION featuring Gary Smith, Paris Slim, Big
> > >Walter, & Johnny Ace GLO019 West coast harp slinger Gary Smith does a
> > number
> > >on this bad boy. You are a bad man on that harp thang Gary. Tasty vocals &
> > >guitar work from Paris Slim. Mostly covers, but well done with just the
> > right
> > >amount of originals.
> > >
> > >JOHNNY LAWS BLUES BURNIN' IN MY SOUL Electro 3361 Wasn' t gonna get this CD
> > >because  of all the covers but real glad I did. Johnny gots the pipes &
> > does
> > >them his way. Man has sweet pipes indeed. Tasty  harp work by Chris
> > Whitely,
> > >this CD understated but done real well. Johnny tasty on guitar also & CD
> > >surprised me LOTS.
> > >
> > >TUFF ENUFF Blues Masters 3 Westside 570 Another winner by the people from
> > >across the pond. Collection of Ace recordings with old Buddy Guy (good
> > stuff)
> > >Sam Myers, Jerry McCain, & Lightenin' Slim. Some people I never heard of ,
> > >but dug the hell outta of. Who the hell is Al Collins, Junior Blackman,
> > >Schoolboy Cleve, Little Cameron, & Guitar Reed ? Anybody got the scoop on
> > >these folks. GREAT stuff this Westside comp thang. Loved it.
> > >
> > >BEST OF DA BAG  One of my favs, an unsung funk monster momma WALTER WOLFMAN
> > >WASHINGTON BLUE MOON RISING Artelier 9017.2 Finally, a bad motha of a CD
> > from
> > >one of New Orleans finest. This is a MONSTER CD. The Wolfman has the JB
> > >horns, Pee Wee Ellis, Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley & the ROADMASTERS. Funk,
> > lots
> > >of funk, sweet blues (check BLUES HAS GOT TO GO) soul, RNB, this bad boy
> > has
> > >it all. Walter's BEST is finally in da house.  Except the overdone FEVER,
> > not
> > >a bad cut on it. An import, not hard to get, fly to Germany if you have to.
> > >The WOLF is knockin' on da door, LET HIM IN :) Bluespower. Over & out.
> > >



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