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West Wind Blowin'


Download links and information about West Wind Blowin' by R. J. Mischo. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Blues genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 56:42 minutes.

Artist: R. J. Mischo
Release date: 1999
Genre: Blues
Tracks: 15
Duration: 56:42
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No. Title Length
1. Money Back Guarantee 3:09
2. Rj Getup! Milk That Cow 2:23
3. Watch Out 3:15
4. What I Got to Have 3:53
5. West Winds Are Blowing 3:38
6. Bit Off More Than I Can Chew 4:39
7. Goat Whiskers 3:00
8. Goin' In Your Direction 2:57
9. Jelly Sellin' Woman 5:35
10. I Feel So Good 4:51
11. Courtin' In a Cadillac 2:13
12. Miss Heidi Ho 3:55
13. It's My Life, Baby 5:07
14. How Much More 4:16
15. South City Fog 3:51



This was Mischo's first album after his move from Minneapolis to San Francisco, and his fifth overall. It's a nice mix of seven originals and eight covers, with two instrumentals. Mischo is one heck of a harp player, a good singer, and an especially proficient songwriter. Obviously the other musicians on the CD agree or you wouldn't see their names on the bill. They include first-call guitarists Rusty Zinn and Steve Freund (who relocated to California in 1994 after playing almost 20 years with several Chicago masters). Although not a live recording, West Wind Blowin' has that sound. When you're listening to it, you feel like you've just walked out of a jumpin' club (sans crowd noise). The only exceptions to this are "R. J. Getup! Milk That Cow!," with just Mischo on harp and spoken word and Randy Bermudes on stand-up bass; and the closer, "South City Fog," a slow, moody instrumental showcasing Mischo's forlorn-sounding, chromatic harp playing. The best tracks are the straight up Chicago originals "What I Got to Have," the swingin' Sonny Boy Williamson tribute "Goat Whiskers," and Junior Wells' "It's My Life Baby." Not only a strong effort by Mischo, West Wind Blowin' is one of Zinn's best performances. Be sure to check out his Sammy Lawhorn vibrato on "Jelly Sellin' Woman."