Sherman Robertson – Takin’ You To Texas – DVD
This is the seventh of a fascinating and important series of blues DVD’s from Blues Archive and JSP.
Featured is Texan blues guitarist Sherman Robertson who was a rising star who captivated audiences with his flamboyant and high energy performances.
He learned his trade with zydeco legend Clifton Chenier in the 1980’s followed by spells with Rockin’ Dopsie and Terence Simien. In 1990, he was signed to Indigo Records by producer Mike Vernon. A pair of fabled albums followed.
This DVDs was recorded in 1999 in Chichester, England. Renowned for powerful live performances, Sherman is at the top of his game on a night of high energy electric Texas blues. His soulful singing and blistering guitar playing leaves us with a fitting and lasting testament to a superb blues artist who always plays with total ‘blues feeling’. Texas blues doesn’t come much better.
1. Introducing Sherman Robertson – 4.04 2. Cold Shot – 5.57 3. I Wanna Boogie – 11.45 4. Home of the Blues – 4.34 5. Red House – 11.04 6. I Don’t Want No Woman – 12.10 7. 1995 interview with Sherman Robertson – 11.37 8. 1996 interview with Mike Vernon – 2.37 9. 1999 interview with Sherman Robertson – 10.27
Sherman Robertson (lead guitar, vocals) , Bobby DeVito (rhythm & lead guitar) , Robert Parker (bass) , Jason West (drums)
Recorded 24th June 1999 at Blues on the Farm, Chichester, England