James Wheeler

James Wheeler: Ready!

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Product Type: CD
Artist: James Wheeler

Title: Ready!
Label: Delmark

This 1997 recording was James Wheeler's debut as leader. James had played guitar in the bands of Otis Rush (for seven years), B.B. King, O.V. Wright, Billy Boy Arnold, Otis Clay, Mississippi Heat and Willie Kent. "The Chicago native and prolific songwriter exudes a relaxed, knowing authority... simple, grounded, no-nonsense blues from the soulful elder with a milk chocolate voice." - Jazz Times with Billy Flynn, guitar; Ken Saydak, piano; Bob Stroger, bass; Vern Rodgers, drums; Golden "Big" Wheeler, harmonica (on two songs); and guest vocalist Gloria Thompson-Rodgers. Features eleven original compositions and covers of "I'm Just Your Fool" and "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl". (Previously deleted:4/1/06. Original release date:3/24/98)

1.1 Ready!
1.2 This Old Freight Train
1.3 Gonna Make Some Changes
1.4 My Key Won't Fit That Lock No More
1.5 Cold Hearted Woman
1.6 Blues at Midnight
1.7 Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
1.8 Bad Girl
1.9 Extension 309
1.10 I'm Just Your Fool
1.11 My Baby's Comin' Home
1.12 Hound Dog
1.13 Looking for My Baby

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