Brèves / 10.01.2018

Palmarès 2017 (part. 6/6)

Albums, chansons, révélations, concerts… Voici ce qui a le plus marqué les membres de notre rédaction en 2017. Sixième et dernière partie.

Daniel Léon


-American Epic / “American Epic” et “The Sessions” (Sony Music)
-Rhiannon Giddens / “Freedom Highway” (Nonesuch)
-The Como Mamas / “Move Upstairs” (Daptone)
-Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm / “Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm” (Jay-Vee)
-Rick Estrin & The Nightcats / “Groovin' In Greaseland” (Alligator)
-Mighty Mo Rodgers & Baba Sissoko / “Griot Blues” (One Root Music)
-Eric Bibb / “Migration Blues” (Dixiefrog)
-Harrison Kennedy / “Who U Tellin’?” (Electro-Fi)

Titres marquants
Cliston blues / Clifton Chenier
Come love come / Rhiannon Giddens
I’m gonna move to another country / Monster Mike Welch and Mike Ledbetter


-Monster Mike Welch and Mike Ledbetter / “Right Place Right Time” (Delta Groove)


-Clifton Chenier / “King Of Zydeco – The Rhythm And Blues Years 1954-1960” (Frémeaux & Associés)
-Washington Phillips / “And His Manzarene Dreams” (Dust To Digital)
-Otis Redding / “Live At The Whisky A Go Go – The Complete Recordings” (Volt-Concord)
-John Lee Hooker / “King of the Boogie” (Craft-Concord)
-Lazy Lester / “I’m a Lover Not a Fighter – The Complete Excello Singles 1956-1962 Plus Bonus Tracks” (Jasmine)


-Slim Harpo – Blues King Bee Of Baton Rouge (Martin Hawkins, LSU Press)
Blues From The Bayou – The Rhythms Of Baton Rouge (Julian C. Piper, Pelican)
Zydeco Discography (Robert Ford et Bob McGrath, Eyeball Productions)

Blue Planet
-Arnaud Fradin & His Roots Combo / « Steady Rollin Man » (Mojo Hand)

-American Epic – The First Time America Heard Itself
 (Sony Music)
-Mavis! A Film About Mavis Staples & The Staple Singers (Dogwoof)
-Bayou Maharajah – The Life And Music Of New Orleans Piano Legend James Booker (Cadiz Music)


Nicolas Burgot


Bobby Manuel / “Soul Sauce” (Kudzu Electric)
Don Bryant / “Don’t Give Up On Love (Fat Possum)
Mr. Sipp / “Knock A Hole In It” (Malaco)
Syleena Johnson / “Rebirth Of Soul (Shanachie)
Jon Cleary / Live At Chickie Wah Wah  (FHQ)
Willie Clayton / “Crossroad Of The Blues” (Endzone)
Wee Willie Walker and the Anthony Paule Orchestra / “After A While” (Blue Dot)


Freddie North / “What Are You Doing To Me – The complete A-Bet recordings plus (Kent Soul-Ace)
Jimmy McCracklin / “Hear My Story – Selected recordings 1956-62” (Jasmine)
Junior Parker / “Like It Is/Honey Drippin Blues” (BGO)
The Manhattans / “I Kinda Miss You – The anthology Columbia Records 1973-87 (Soul Music)
Guitar Slim / “You’re Gonna Miss Me – The Complete Singles Collection As & Bs 1951-1958” (Jasmine)

In The Midnight Hour – The Life & Soul Of Wilson Pickett (Tony Fletcher, Oxford University Press)

Tasha Taylor au Camionneur (Strasbourg)


Belkacem Meziane


Kennedy Administration / “Kennedy Administration” (Leopard)
Antiloops / “Lucid Dream” (Ilona)
Eric Legnini / “Waxx Up” (Anteprima)
Beat Funktion / “Green Man” (Do music)

Titres marquants
Will it go round in circles / Kennedy Administration
We are young / Beat Funktion
A million ways / Tony Momrelle

Kennedy Administration


Mother's Finest / “Love Changes – The Anthology 1972-1983” (Soul Music)
Sly & The Family Stone / “Small Talk/High On You/Heard Ya Missed Me, Well I'm Back (BGO)
Herbie Hancock / “Thrust/Man Child/Secrets” (Robinsongs)
Graham Central Station / “Now Do You Wanta Dance/My Radio Sure Sounds Good To Me/Star Walk” (Soul Music)
The Undisputed Truth / “Nothing But The Truth” (Kent Soul-Ace)

Livres :
Maurice White  My life with Earth, Wind & Fire

Concerts :
Tony Momrelle, New Morning, Paris