Mose Allison’s take on the jazz-blues he grew up on in the South proved irresistible to many rock bands of the 60s.
The first British Invasion delivered upbeat tunes based on American music. Then came a more muscular subset, aka “Camaro Rock.”
The bright sound of Dixieland jazz evokes a specific era — and never fails to get you moving (even just a little).
We lost blues master Stevie Ray Vaughn far too young. But his final album, “The Sky Is Crying,” left us with some great music mementos.