In the final #KingKingXXX post, we put The Red Devils’ “King King” into 1992 context: The underground blues album for the grunge era.
An appreciation of “special guest” Gene Taylor’s contribution to a legendary blues recording. #KingKingXXX
Happy 30th birthday to The Red Devils’ “King King,” July 28, 1992. #KingKingXXX
We break down the credits and thank you’s of The Red Devils’ “King King.” Who did what, and who made the cut? #KingKingXXX
“It died of terminal acceptance”: How The Red Devils became the house band at one of the strangest funerals ever.
Lester Butler gets real in this 1993 interview in Rock Compact Disc Magazine.
At the end of 1992, Lester Butler told the Los Angeles Times how this “blues bar band” was living the dream.
“King King” at 30: There is no substitute. There is no sequel. All the magic is captured on that disc. #KingKingXXX
In late June 1992, the LA Weekly was the first to report on the Mick Jagger/Red Devils session, before the tubes had time to cool down.
With the recent reissue of Mick Jagger’s four solo albums on 180 gram vinyl, it’s time again for everyone to lament that the Mick Jagger/Red Devils 1992 blues sessions have still not been issued officially. Everyone including Jagger’s producer. “It’s incredible, (but) it’s up to Mick,” Rick Rubin said in an Ultimate Classic Rock storyContinue reading “Rick Rubin: ‘I hope Mick Jagger/Red Devils comes out’”