This is the fourth installment of this category featuring recordings of outstanding performances by noteworthy guitarists – or outstanding guitarists giving noteworthy performances.
Ladies and gentlemen! Let me introduce to you…
“Rollin’ Blues” by Lowell Fulson.
Give a listen. (You’ll be glad you did!)
I discovered this piece on an LP I purchased at the University of New Hampshire Bookstore some time in the late 1970’s. The album was titled: America’s Musical Roots.
It was produced by Jim Pewter and Rick Donovan and released by Festival Records in 1976.
Mr. Pewter writes in the liner notes: “Lowell Fulson was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma of Indian descent on his guitarist father’s side. He took up the guitar as a boy and by 1938 had his first regular musical job. ‘Rollin’ Blues’ is a down home instrumental recorded in 1955.”
Singer, guitarist & songwriter Lowell Fulson was born on March 31, 1921. He is best known for his songs “Reconsider Baby” and “Three O’Clock Blues.”
You have some of the best finds of anyone I read. Love the guitar in this…it is relentless.
Thank you very much! I love it, too. Great fun to play!