“A Full Spoon Of Seedy Blues” by Sky Saxon Blues Band - album review

features in: Album Chart of 1967Album Chart of the Decade: 1960s

TJR says

Essentially, this was the Seeds 4th LP; all group members played and were supplemented by Muddy Waters' band members George Smith (harmonica), James Wells Gordon (sax), Luther Johnson (guitar) and Mark Arnold (guitar), helping to authenticate that great blues sound. It was all too much of a shock for a fickle crowd and landed in no-man’s land. Fine album though, and they took it seriously – there were 16 takes on “Plain Spoken” to get it just so. Muddy Waters, a champion of Sky’s vision, wrote that song especially for the group. How cool is that? The legendary bluesman also penned a glowing tribute on the album’s back sleeve: “As I didn’t get words at school I don’t like to speak too much, but what I say I feel is the truth. Seeing, hearing and observing many group’s over the last few years, I sincerely believe that, at last, America has produced a group to be another Rolling Stones. As a blues band there will be no stopping these four young men from going all the way in the record business. When you hear this new album you, the listener, will understand why I am so strong in my belief in the future success of these artists. Enthusiasm, desire, understanding and, above all, ability, made this session for me, one of the greatest ever. They’re great boys; they present a great sound. Blues belongs to the soul, and they’ve got it!”

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A1 [02:06] 5.8.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - Pretty Girl (Luther Johnson) Rock n Roll / Rockabilly
A2 [03:51] 7.5.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - Moth And The Flame (Richard Marsh) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A3 [03:33] 6.8.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - I’ll Help You (Carry Your Money To The Bank) (Richard Marsh) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A4 [06:08] 6.7.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - Cry Wolf (Richard Marsh) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A5 [02:55] 8.0.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - Plain Spoken (McKinley Morganfield) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B1 [05:01] 6.6.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - The Gardener (Richard Marsh) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B2 [02:28] 6.5.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - One More Time Blues (Luther Johnson) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B3 [02:48] 7.7.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - Creepin’ About (Richard Marsh) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B4 [03:45] 6.4.png Sky Saxon Blues Band - Buzzin’ Around (Richard Marsh) Blues / Rhythm n Blues

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