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Johnny "Guitar" Watson - The Best Of The Modern Years [Recorded 1955] (2005)

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Johnny "Guitar" Watson - The Best Of The Modern Years [Recorded 1955] (2005)

Johnny "Guitar" Watson - The Best Of The Modern Years [Recorded 1955] (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 211 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 121 MB | Covers - 9 MB
Genre: Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Blue Note (7243 8 64714 2 0)

Although Johnny "Guitar" Watson had already recorded some sides for Federal (including the astonishing instrumental "Space Guitar"), the majority of those tunes featured the piano-playing Young John Watson. It was when he began recording for the Bihari Brothers' RPM subsidiary of Modern Records that he "became" Johnny "Guitar" Watson and his amazing legacy really began. The songs are solid West Coast blues, but they're brought to the next level by Watson's impassioned vocals and his incredible biting, staccato guitar solos. Watson's tenure at RPM was short-lived (as were most of his label relationships) and all these tracks were recorded in 1955, but they were wildly influential on a number of great guitarists and still hold their power 50 years down the road…

Johnny "Guitar" Watson - The Funk Anthology (2005)

Posted By: Rtax
Johnny "Guitar" Watson - The Funk Anthology (2005)

Johnny "Guitar" Watson - The Funk Anthology (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 1 GB | MP3 CBR 320kbps - 354 MB
2:34:25 | Soul, Blues, Funk | Label: Shout Factory

Shout! Factory's two-disc The Funk Anthology compiles the best of blues icon Johnny "Guitar" Watson's recordings for the DJM label from 1970 to 1981. Also included are three tracks off Watson's 1994 comeback album, Bow Wow.

Johnny Guitar Watson - Ain't That A Bitch (1976) {1996 DJM Germany}

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Johnny Guitar Watson - Ain't That A Bitch (1976) {1996 DJM Germany}

Johnny Guitar Watson - Ain't That A Bitch (1976) {1996 DJM Germany}
EAC Rip | FLAC with Accurate Rip and log | scans | 226 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 84 mb
Genre: R&B, soul, funk

Ain't That A Bitch is the 1976 album by vocalist/guitarist Johnny Guitar Watson. While this states it was pressed in West Germany, they had already become Germany by 1996, when this was mastered and released on compact disc by DJM.