Three Hours Past Midnight: Johnny “Guitar” Watson

10 10 2008

Johnny “Guitar” Watson rips it up in 1956 by taking the low volume Lowell Fulson approach and injecting a bit of Guitar Slim into it. No Guitar Slim videos seem to be out there or even any 1950’s Johnny “Guitar” Watson clips but this audio track does the business.

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Ladies And Gentlemen, The Great Lowell Fulson

10 10 2008

Okalhoma born, California guitarist/songwriter/singer Lowell Fulson was perhaps the top bluesman of the late 1940’s and into the early part of the next decade. Here he’s doing “You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone”, just one of his classics, in what looks to be the early 1950’s, playing through possibly a Gibson amp?