Once ln A BIue Moon is the follow-up to Luther’s 2O2O all acoustic release ‘Won’t Be Back No More’ and features his full band, The Magic Rockers. This album includes both originals and covers spanning Luther’s 60-year recording career.
Born and raised in the heart of Mississippi Delta blues country, Luther traveled north to Chicago at an early age, He was already a seasoned bluesman by the time he joined the Muddy Waters Band in 1972. Luther played with Muddy for almost a decade before relocating to Boston and resuming his solo career in 1980.
Luther ‘Guitar Junior’ Johnson has won a Grammy” in 1984 and the renowned W.C. Handy Award (now the Blues Music Award). Luther has shared stages with many greats, including The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, and Johnny Winter. He also has a cameo in the original “Blues Brothers” movie playing backup for John Lee Hooker. Luther remained productive throughout the 80’s and 90’s with several releases on the Telarc and Bullseye Blues labels. After a hiatus from recording, but never from performing, Luther re-emerged in a big way in 2020 with a brandnew acoustic album, and with this live album, Luther Johnson remains a vital force in the blues today.
01 C.C. Rider (Willisl t2:5t
02 Flippin’ & Floppin’ (Johnson) 5:26
03 Fever (Lee) 5:51
04 Medley – Hoochie Coochie Man (Morganfield) / l’m A Man (Dixon) 6:05
05 Thank You Sugar 5:02
06 Stealin’Chickens 19:59
07 You Got Me Wonderin’6:33
08 Mean Old World (Walker / Walter) 13:18
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