Monday, March 4, 2013

Featured Artist - Floyd Dixon (Part One)

Born Jay Riggins Jr in Texas, Jump blues artist Floyd Dixon was yet another R&B performer who despite making a heap of great records didn't always get the full recognition his talent deserved.  Singing and playing piano on the West Coast after moving to LA, he took over from Charles Brown in the Three Blazers before recording with his own trio for Modern, Aladdin, Specialty and the Atlantic Cat label. When we said a heap, we meant it, but here's four to be going on with...

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