Johnny Almond (29 July 1946 – 18 November 2009) was a British saxophonist, who is best known for his recordings with the Alan Price Set, Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall and Mark-Almond. In 1969 he had founded Johnny Almond's Music Machine and had recorded two solo records "Patent Pending" and "Hollywood Blues". On "Patent Pending" Almond is accompanied by Geoff Condon, Alan White, Jimmy Crawford, Steve Hammond, Roger Sutton and Johnny Wiggins. On "Hollywood Blues" he jams with Curtis Amy, Hadley Caliman, Joe Harris, Charles Kynard, Ray Neapolitan, Joe Pass, Earl Palmer und Vi Redd. In the same year he joined John Mayall's (post-Bluesbreakers) with whom he toured and recorded The Turning Point (1969) and Empty Rooms (1969).
Hollywood Blues by The Johnny Almond Music Machine is a jazz album. It is not a blues album, nor is it a jazz rock album, a blues rock album, a funk album or any other kind of album.
Johnny Almond, born John Albert Almond on 20 July 1946 in Enfield, Middlesex, previously played in Zoot Money's Big Roll Band and the Alan Price Set, as well as performing considerable session work in England. In 1969 he had founded Johnny Almond's Music Machine and had recorded two solo records Patent Pending and Hollywood Blues. On Patent Pending Almond is accompanied by Geoff Condon, Jimmy Crawford, Steve Hammond, Roger Sutton and Johnny Wiggins
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Hollywood Boulevard' is rich and authentic, reminiscent of the sounds that inspired the recording all while showcasing their originality and fresh approach to classic blues styles. Bhaneja is also widely known as a bandleader, singer, and harmonica player. Jamie loves the music of the 1940s and '50s, blues, r&b, and jazz. Hollywood Confidential.
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On this album, he drew from the same deep wellspring of the Mississippi blues, only with the advantage of a modern recording studio. With decades of life behind him, Shines made music not of "rebellion but acceptance": using the blues not to rage against the injustice of the world, but to have compassion for its unwilling citizens. Bobby Rush was a journeyman blues singer, most famous for the novelty hit "Chicken Heads. He tackled modern injustice ("Evil Is") alongside Seventies sexual mores ("I Can't Find My Keys"); Rush Hour was the first album in a sequence of ever-stranger "folk-funk" explorations.
Johnny Almond Music Machine. Johnny Almond Music Machine. Title (Format) Hollywood Blues (LP, Album) Hollywood Blues (CD, Album, RE, RM) Hollywood Blues (LP, Album, Mono). Hollywood Blues (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap). Hollywood Blues (LP, Album).
|A1||It's The Water|
|A4||Blues For Helen|
|B3||Kwei Ying Fu|
- Recorded At – Sunset Sound
- Alto Saxophone – Vi Redd (tracks: A4, B4)
- Bass [Fender] – Ray Neapolitan
- Co-producer [In Conjunction With] – Leonard G. Feather*
- Drums – Earl Palmer (tracks: A1, A2), Joe Harris (tracks: A3 to B4)
- Engineer – Bill Lazarus*
- Guitar – Joe Pass
- Organ – Charles Kynard
- Photography By [Session] – Luther Birdface
- Producer – Mike Vernon
- Saxophone – Johnny Almond
- Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone – Curtis Amy (tracks: A3 to B4)
- Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Hadley Caliman (tracks: A1, A2)
- Vibraphone – Johnny Almond (tracks: A3)
NotesRecorded at Sunset Sound Studios Hollywood.
Released in a cover laminted on front only with an ''indicator hole'' in the back to let the inner sleeve peep through. Red = mono, blue = stereo.
Brown/white Deram label.
|SML 1057||Johnny Almond Music Machine||Hollywood Blues (LP, Album)||Deram||SML 1057||UK||1969|
|CDSML 8441||Johnny Almond Music Machine||Hollywood Blues (CD, Album, RE, RM)||Vocalion||CDSML 8441||UK||2008|
|UCCM-9197||Johnny Almond Music Machine||Hollywood Blues (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap)||Deram, Strange Days Records||UCCM-9197||Japan||2005|
|des 18037||Johnny Almond Music Machine||Hollywood Blues (LP, Album)||Deram||des 18037||Canada||1970|
|DES 18037||Johnny Almond Music Machine||Hollywood Blues (LP, Album)||Deram||DES 18037||US||1970|