Big Blues Extravaganza - The Best Of Austin City Limits
Various artists – Blues – Modern/Electric

This is a tasty treats of the blues, featuring a collection of samplings of greatest hits from the famous television series “Austin City Limits,” which is a list of musicians who have appeared on the American
PBS television music program “Austin City Limits.”

It’s an assembly of collection of various artists such as B.B. King, Taj Mahal, Lavelle White and more. Some best tracks include B.B. King’s “Night Life” with his trademark roaring solo and W.C. Clark’s fine voice highlight in his “Ain’t it Funny how time slips away”. Also, Lavelle White’s “I’ve Never Found a Man” includes her band of great players.

Best tracks also include, Delbert McClinton’s “Leap of Faith,” Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Love Struck Baby”, which was from a 1983 show, and his brother Jimmie Vaughan’s “Six Strings Down.”

One might feel as if one is sitting right in front of the performance as the recording sounds alive, vivid and with much clarity. It is a marvelous compilation of wonderful instrumental and soulful voices - a blues treasure worth buying.

~ Written by Boon Sin Ler

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