Otis Spann, “Must Have Been the Devil”Track 9 from The Blues Never Die!(Prestige, 1964) 

This is a mundane session from a well-oiled machine, manufacturing souvenirs rather than making masterpieces and fatally flawed by shoddy production…[Spann’s] five songs include the title track, ‘After Awhile,’ and a desultory ‘It Must Have Been the Devil.’

— Neil Slaven, The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings (Penguin, 2006)
 
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Otis Spann, “Must Have Been the Devil”
Track 9 from The Blues Never Die!

(Prestige, 1964) 

This is a mundane session from a well-oiled machine, manufacturing souvenirs rather than making masterpieces and fatally flawed by shoddy production…[Spann’s] five songs include the title track, ‘After Awhile,’ and a desultory ‘It Must Have Been the Devil.’

— Neil Slaven, The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings (Penguin, 2006)

 

Click here for your dose of “desultory.”

bQ • panned-me-downs #003

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