Jimmy McCracklin

High-On-The-Blues

High On The Blues

  • Release Date: 25 Sep 1992
  • SCD-8506-2

Given that this was co-produced by Al Jackson (of Booker T. & the MG's) and Willie Mitchell (of Hi Records), and adds embellishment by the Memphis Horns, it's unsurprising that this is very much a soul-blues record. It's a workmanlike effort with an early-'70s Stax period feel, including remakes of two of his past R&B singles, "Think" and "Just Got to Know." The CD reissue adds a couple of previously unreleased bonus tracks. ~ Richie Unterberger, … MORE