Friday, April 15, 2016


“On the Road Again” is Floyd Jones’ update to his classic “Dark Road” which is itself an update of Tommy Johnson’s 1928 “Big Road Blues.” The flip side is about as uptempo and cheery as Floyd ever got on record.

Floyd Jones & His Trio • On the Road Again • 1953

Floyd Jones & His Trio • Skinny Mama • 1953

Floyd Jones, vocal/guitar; Sunnyland Slim, piano; Moody Jones, bass; Alfred Wallace, drums. Chicago, 31 Jan 1953

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