Up the Downstair

Being a weeklie podcaste from Madison, Wisconsin featuring several remarkable curiosities therein occurring being a compendium of live music from divers artistes

Show #141: Beware of the Dog (Hound Dog Taylor)

October 16th, 2007

hdt1 Show #141: Beware of the Dog (Hound Dog Taylor)

I have posted a Hound Dog Taylor show previously so I won’t repeat any biographical commentary. Listeners are referred to that post for more on Hound Dog and The Houserockers.

hdt2 Show #141: Beware of the Dog (Hound Dog Taylor)
(Photos from The Chicago Bar Project.)

Instead I’ll cut to the chase and say that I absolutely love HDT and was thrilled to finally get a hold of this show recently. This and the concert from 1972 which I’ve posted already are the only boots I’ve seen by Hound Dog. I’m still hoping that perhaps some stuff of his recorded at Florence’s Lounge & Liquors will show up someday.

This was recorded at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival on 9 September 1973. It’s a rough soundboard but still very lsitenable. Here’s the setlist as best as I can suss it out:

The Sun is Shining
Taylor’s Rock
Wild About You Baby
Roll Your Moneymaker
Kitchen Sink Boogie(?)

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Hound Dog Taylor

We are very fortunate to have some video from this very day in Ann Arbor. This is “Held My Baby Last Night”.

Related posts:

  1. Show #62: Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers
  2. Hound Dog Taylor Video
  3. Show #126: The Queen of the Blues (Koko Taylor)
  4. Koko Taylor and the Madison Blues Scene
  5. Blues from the Delta to Chicago and Beyond

One Response to “Show #141: Beware of the Dog (Hound Dog Taylor)”

  1. Anonymous says:

    any download option for this ???

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