Keyboard great Chuck Leavell
A sampling from his latest album
- Duration 6:32
- Date Jun 4, 2012
A sampling from his latest album
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-- bell has a brand new album and I love it it's called back to the woods.
Welcome back to our show -- -- just.
You can really.
They don't like today with a copy of your CD back to the woods are.
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Gave us some amazing tunes all from the blues John -- featuring the piano tell us why had -- come about doing this.
Well it's uninteresting story and it was a suggestion of my son in law who's a Ph.D.
graduate from Emory University with a emphasis on roots music.
And so he came up with this idea of shining the light on these blues piano players you know you hear about the blues guitar players song writers singers but not so -- the piano -- so this was a great experiment -- -- we're gonna do a few samples whenever I'm gonna -- just a few pieces from the album because I want people to get a flavor -- and I have got all downloaded and -- -- and it the first one -- got a little New Orleans feel to it tell us what it's called well that's right this is by an artist name little brother Montgomery who's really uninteresting character is from Louisiana from the New Orleans area.
Play them a lot of different settings as a solo artist quartets -- -- big bands.
And this is one of -- -- it's it's called no special -- we got Keith Wilson who's one of our audio technicians and Bob Higgins a little -- -- a freelance -- with us.
So chuck let's kick it off and not get out all right -- ago.
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And so now.
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Blues music anyway I -- -- -- -- because it's so purely American it really is had a little -- this next piece is slowing it down kind of like the old.
Jive joints that folks would go to on Saturday night before the went to church the next day to rip it right after.
It -- the truth this is some real -- down.
-- -- A great little piece that I found recorded in 1953.
By my true musical hero right trolls let's do it and and this is called losing hand.
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Yes I've ever going -- and a and I got a losing -- Your loved you change and yeah now like.
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A political song could -- Once once these folks here the title I think they'll agree so what tell me about the title of this morning and why we love it there.
Well first of all this is written by LeRoy -- real uninteresting character great piano player from -- thirties era thirties and forties and this tune is called.
Low down dirty dog.
Have you seen a political connection FF SRI that.
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And gone on -- -- -- Now authenticated and.
Sit down and.
I'm just saying oh angle on -- best news.
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Let's highlight -- is one of the nation's premier conservationists.
He ought to be sure to check out his website mother nature's network as well.
As chuck -- dot com get the music at Amazon iTunes wherever but just make sure you get -- because you're gonna love it and we --