Duncan & Brady
Too Bad Blues
You've Got To Be Careful
Good Time Charlie
(Untitled Instrumental, Edited)
A major archival discovery, taped March 24 1963 for a Milwaukee, Wisconsin radio program, later the same day that the seminal Blues, Rags & Hollers LP by Koerner, Ray & Glover was created. Spider John Koerner is the man who first introduced a young Bob Dylan to the 12-string guitar, a bona fide legend who is acknowledged as an influence by artists as diverse as John Lennon, Beck, The Doors, David Bowie & Dylan himself. Nearly 50 years ago, Paul Nelson, writing in the Little Sandy Review and Sing Out respectively, said that "Koerner's art is like Chaplin's, as great and lasting as it is entertaining," while calling him "the most innovatively brilliant acoustic blues musician of his generation.