“Old School” Acoustic Country Blues of 1920’S-1950’S styles.
“Al Blake’s XXL Bag of Blues–Volume 1” is a 2 CD, 29 track retrospective collection of Blake’s acoustic recordings over the past 20+ years. It features Blake (Hollywood Fats Band) singing, playing guitar and harmonica, joined by blues pianist Fred Kaplan (Hollywood Fats Band), with blues harmonica master Kim Wilson (Fabulous Thunderbirds) on several tracks and country blues guitarist Nathan James on one tune. Of the 29 tracks, 15 are originals and 26 of the tracks are previously unreleased commercially. This outstanding album is certain to remind listeners why they fell in love with blues in the first place. This record is 100% organic; no artificial additives, watered down fillers. Definitely NOT pre-frozen, assembly-line, drive thru McSlop. This CD serves-up a Super-Size portion of exquisite, authentic 5-star Blues Cuisine that every Blues connoisseur will enjoy and want to come back for seconds!