19 May 2018

The Mixtape: Rick Bryant

From RNZ Music, 4:00 pm on 19 May 2018

Rick Bryant has been the vocalist and bandleader in bands like Original Sin, Mammal, Blerta, Rick Bryant and the Jive Bombers, The Jubilation Gospel Choir and the Windy City Strugglers. Here he talks us through six of his favourite songs.

Rick Bryant

Rick Bryant Photo: Photo by Murray Cammick

Music details:

Artist: Windy City Strugglers
Song: Unlikely Friends
Composer: Bryant, Strugglers 
Album: Shine
Label: Red Rocks Records 2008

Artist: Howlin Wolf 
Song: I Asked For Water (She gave me gasoline)
Composer: Burnett
Album: His Best (Howlin Wolf album)
Label: MCA, Chess

Artist: Bukka White 
Song: Special Stream Line
Composer: Bukka White
Album: White’s Take on Blue
Label: One Media Publishing

Artist: Johnny Hartman 
Song: Lush Life
Composer: Billy Strayhorn
Album: John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
Label: Impulse

Artist: Aretha Franklin 
Song: Baby, I Love You
Composer: Ronnie Shannon
Album: Aretha Arrives
Label: Atlantic, Rhino

Artist: The Impressions
Song: Fool for You
Composer: Curtis Mayfield
Album: This Is My Country
Label: Curtom Records, Charly