First of all, this is a great blues recording. Junior Wells is a master, and he never sounded better that he does here. The guest musicians accompany Juniour without trying to overshadow him.
Secondly, I love the multi-channel mix on this sacd. One of the best I've heard.
I bought a special two-disc version of the original recording of GOLD, which added several songs to the overall running time. So, I can't say as I understand any problems with how long this album goes on. There's just enough of a good thing here. The SACD is a significant sonic improvement over the ... more
I am a huge fan of Oasis, so I am bound to be a little more forgiving for this SACD than most. My advice to any other die-hard Oasis fans is to buy this SACD but consider the source material when evaluating it. The mix on the first few songs is odd, but the rest of the cd falls into line eventually. ... more
This SACD has quickly come to be one of my favorites. Great tunes, great performances -- all remeastered by Steve "King Midas" Hoffman. The cover tells you that the song "Boogie Chillen'" was remastered from a 78 disc, as tape wasn't used for recordings back then, but this information is not a ... more
A great recording of a heartfelt set of performances. I've heard Jorma play everything from trippy 60s tunes to gut-level blues, but he seems to have settled into a groove with these songs -- one that allows him to show-off his talent and his favorite tunes.
The multi-channel mix is appropriately ... more