Mike Bloomfield

Mike Bloomfield

blues, blues rock, Chicago Blues, guitar, classic rock

Michael Bernard Bloomfield was born July 28, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois. An indifferent student and self-described social outcast, Bloomfield immersed himself in the multi- cultural music world that existed in Chicago in the 1950s. He got his first guitar at age 13. Initially attracted to the roots-rock sound of Elvis Presley and Scotty Moore, Bloomfield soon discovered the electrified big-city blues music indigenous to Chicago. At the age of 14

Between A Hard Place And The Ground
  • 1. Eyesight To The Blind (4:13)
  • 2. Linda Lou (3:52)
  • 3. Kansas City Blues (3:40)
  • 4. Medley: Darktown Strutters Ball, Mop Mop, Call Me A Dog (4:04)
  • 5. I'm Glad I'm Jewish (3:11)
  • 6. Greatest Gifts From Heaven (3:30)
  • 7. Lo. Thou I Am With Thee (3:46)
  • 8. Jockey Blues (3:47)
  • 9. Between a Hard Place and the Ground (7:04)
  • 10. Uncle Bob's Barrelhouse Blues (5:46)
  • 11. Wee Wee Hours (7:16)
  • 12. Vamp in C (4:07)
  • 13. One of These Days (2:33)

Recorded at Old Waldorf, San Francisco, CA; 1977(?) Personnel: Michael Bloomfield - guitar, vocal Barry Goldberg, Mark Naftalin - piano Ira Kamin - organ Mark Adams - harmonica Roger Troy - b, vocal Doug Kilmer, bass George Rains, Bob Jones - drums The Originals, ts, bar Read more on Last.fm.