Category Archives: James Blood Ulmer

Bloodied; Unbowed

BLUES DON’T FAIL ME NOW James “Blood” Ulmero Eye Level b/w Blues Don’t Fail Me Now Rough Trade : 1984 JBU, guitar, vocals; Sean Oliver, bass; Bruce Smith, drums. CJC: Ah, the Eighties. DLD: Yep. This one was produced by… Continue reading

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Where Did All the Funk Come From?

FREE LANCING WHERE DID ALL THE GIRLS COME FROM? James Blood Ulmer Free Lancing Columbia : 1981 JBU, guitar, vocals; Amin Ali, bass; G. Calvin Weston, drums; Ronnie Drayton, guitar (on “Girls”); Diane Wilson, Irene Datcher, and Zenobia Kinkerite, backing… Continue reading

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New York Noise

BABY TALK BIG TREE Music Revelation Ensemble No Wave Moers : 1980 James “Blood” Ulmer, guitar; David Murray, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Amin Ali, bass; Ronald Shannon Jackson, drums. “James Blood Band was the first black band to be playing… Continue reading

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Raw Power – Summer Reup 1

Originally posted 10 July 2006. OPEN HOUSE BLACK ROCK James Blood Ulmer Black Rock Columbia : 1982 JBU, lead guitar, vocals; Ronnie Drayton, rhythm guitar; Amin Ali, bass; Calvin Weston, drums and backing vocals on â??Black Rockâ?; Cornell Rochester, drums.… Continue reading

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Raw Power

OPEN HOUSE BLACK ROCK James Blood Ulmer Black Rock Columbia : 1982 JBU, lead guitar, vocals; Ronnie Drayton, rhythm guitar; Amin Ali, bass; Calvin Weston, drums and backing vocals on â??Black Rockâ?; Cornell Rochester, drums. Chilly Jay Chill: To paraphrase… Continue reading

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