Blues Masters (Vol. 9) Postmodern Blues by Various Artists

Label: Rhino Records.
Release Date: February 16, 1993.
Recording Time: 73 minutes.
Release Info: Studio Recording.

Styles: Contemporary Blues, Electric Blues, Album Rock, Americana, Blues Rock, Boogie Rock, Country Rock, Electric Texas Blues, Funk, Hard Rock, Instrumental Rock, Memphis Soul, Modern Electric Blues, Modern Electric Chicago Blues, Modern Electric Texas Blues, Regional Blues, Retro Soul, Slide Guitar Blues, Soul, Texas Blues.

Blues Masters, Vol. 9: Postmodern Blues is a wonderful compendium of artists and styles illustrating the coming of blues into the mainstream. This volume features representative tracks by B.B. King, Albert Collins, Albert King, George Thorogood, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter, and the Fabulous Thunderbirds. The modern sound at its best, and most diverse. - Review by Cub Koda.

Credits: Reggie Allman - sax (tenor); Bar-Kays - bass, drums, keyboards, rhythm; Steve Barri - composer; Allen Batts - keyboards; Jerry Beach - composer; Matt Betton - drums, keyboards; Bobby "Blue" Bland - performer, primary artist, vocals; Billy Blough - bass; Peter Boe - keyboards; Cornelius Boyson - bass; Mike Buck - drums; Aron Burton - bass; Larry Burton - guitar; William J. Campbell - bass; Tom Canning - keyboards; Hank Carter - saxophone; Vince Chappelle - drums; Glen Clark - guitar, performer, primary artist, vocals; Albert Collins - guitar, performer, primary artist, vocals; Gwen Collins - composer; Kenneth Cooper - trumpet; Richard Cousins - bass, composer; Robert Cray - composer, guitar, performer, vocals; Robert Cray Band - performer, primary artist; Rick Cunha - guitar; Steve Cushing - drums; Rick Darnell - composer; Bert DeCoteaux - arranger; Double Trouble - performer, primary artist; The Fabulous Thunderbirds - performer, primary artist; Keith Ferguson - bass; Robert Ferguson - drums; Johnny B. Gayden - bass; Alberto Gianquinto - piano; Willie "Beaver" Hale - guitar; James Harman - performer, vocals; The James Harman Band - performer; James Harmon Band - performer, primary artist; Paul Harris - piano (electric); Roy Hawkins - composer; Mervyn "Harmonica" Hinds - harmonica; Stephen Hodges - drums; Nick Holt - bass; Earl Hooker - composer, guitar, performer, primary artist; David Jackson - bass; Gerald Jemmott - bass; Casey Jones - drums; Albert King - guitar, performer, primary artist, vocals; B.B. King - guitar, performer, primary artist, vocals; Tony Kisch - sax (tenor); Latimore - performer; Benny Latimore - composer, keyboards, performer, primary artist, vocals; Sammy Lawhorn - guitar; Chris Layton - drums; J.B. Lenoir - composer; Abe Locke - saxophone; Mel London - composer; Herb Lovelle - drums; Magic Slim - guitar, performer, vocals; Magic Slim & the Teardrops - performer, primary artist; Deadric Malone - composer; Mike "Hollywood Fats" Mann - guitar; Jerry "Boogie" McCain - composer; Delbert McClinton - composer, guitar, harmonica, performer, primary artist, vocals; Hugh McCracken - guitar; Ellas McDaniel - composer; Bill McFarland - trombone; The Memphis Horns - horn; Harry Mitchum - bass; Gary Montgomery - vocals (background); Daniel Moore - guitar, vocals (background); Johnny B. Moore - guitar; Michael O'Neill - guitar, Mandolin; Lillian Offitt - composer; Dave Olson - drums; Michael Omartian - composer; Pinetop Perkins - organ, piano; Junior Pettis - guitar; Steve Plair - guitar (rhythm); Michael Price - composer; A.C. Reed - saxophone; Bert Robinson - drums; Ron Rogdon - bass; Ken Saydak - piano; Son Seals - guitar, performer, primary artist, vocals; Tommy Shannon - bass; Jeff Simon - drums; Gino Skaggs - bass; Charles Smith - saxophone; Jimmy Smith - mandolin; Ronald Smith - guitar; Koko Taylor - composer, performer, primary artist, vocals; George Thorogood - guitar, performer, vocals; George Thorogood & the Destroyers - performer, primary artist; Jeff Big Dad Turmes - sax (baritone); Mike Vannice - composer; Jimmie Vaughan - guitar; Stevie Ray Vaughan - composer, guitar, performer, primary artist, vocals; Dennis Walker - composer; Dan Walsh - composer; Larry White - sax (tenor); Willie Williams - drums; Kim Wilson - harmonica, vocals; Johnny Winter - guitar, performer, primary artist, vocals.

Tracks: 1) Wah Wah Blues - Earl Hooker; 2) The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. King; 3) I'll Play the Blues for You, Pts. 1 & 2 - Albert King; 4) I Wouldn't Treat a Dog (The Way You Treated Me) - Bobby Bland; 5) Let's Straighten It Out - Latimore; 6) Wonder Why - Magic Slim & The Teardrops; 7) Telephone Angel - Son Seals; 8) I'm a Woman - Koko Taylor; 9) Master Charge - Albert Collins; 10) Phone Booth - The Robert Cray Band; 11) B Movie Boxcar Blues - Delbert & Glen; 12) She's Tuff - The Fabulous Thunderbirds; 13) Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble; 14) One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer - George Thorogood & The Destroyers; 15) Jump My Baby - The James Harmon Band; 16) Mojo Boogie - Johnny Winter.