Godfather of British Blues

The first in a planned series of unearthed and new found material from the Godfather of British Blues is an impressive double album that expertly reviews Alexis Korner’s long and illustrious career.

From his very first recording session in 1954 (as a sideman in the Ken Colyer Skiffle Group) right up to his very last recording, a BBC session in 1983, this serves as the perfect introduction to the man that without whom the Sixties would have been a very different time. Ranging from the early chirpy skiffle through the solo acoustic blues and on to the electric shuffle of his Blues Incorporated, from the soul of New Church to the largesse of CCS, Snape and beyond, it’s a journey with a stellar list of guests including Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and many more. What shines through most though is Alexis’ magnetic charm and his compelling voice. Discover this hugely missed talent now.

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