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A Blues Gem,
This review is from: Stand Back: Here Comes Charley Musselwhite's South Side Band (Audio CD)
My, oh my. This has to be one of best well-kept secrets of the 1960s. Well, for me at least, I only came across this album recently, and I was very pleasantly surprised.
Very much in the same vein as early Paul Butterfield, Musselwhite proves here that he is a bluesman. And with Harvey Mandel on the guitar, himself with his own unique version of the blues (and, quite frankly, a superb guitarist) you can't go too far wrong. It was actually through finding out that Mandel plays on this album that I discovered it.
The entire album is very listenable, the work on the organ and the harmonica is top-notch, but my favourite track is perhaps "cha cha the blues" Where Harvey Mandel really lets loose.
Listen and enjoy.