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

Living in the Fast Lane [1980]
  • 1. Sammy Knows How To Party (2:19)
  • 2. Shine on Love (4:56)
  • 3. Roots (3:35)
  • 4. Let Them Talk (5:09)
  • 5. Watkin's Rag (1:46)
  • 6. Andy's Bad (4:01)
  • 7. When I Get Home (4:27)
  • 8. Used To It (2:50)
  • 9. Big C Blues (3:31)
  • 10. The Dizz Rag (3:36)

Recorded at Blossom & Zoetrope Studios, San Francisco, CA, 1976-77. Personnel: Michael Bloomfield - Organ, Guitar (Rhythm), Blocks, Guitar (Electric), Bass, Slide Guitar, Vocals, Tambourine, Piano, Guitar (Acoustic) Mark Naftalin - Piano, Piano (Electric), Arp Anna Rizzo - Vocals, Vocal Effect Karl Sevareid - Bass Duke Tito - Horn, Vocals (Background) Mark Adams - Harmonica Roger Troy - Bass, Vocals Frank Biner - Vocals Clay Cotton - Keyboards Review: Read more on Last.fm.