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Rockie Charles | Elmore Magazine

Rockie Charles Born for You The late “President of Soul,” Rockie Charles, was a tugboat captain in New Orleans. Like too many musicians who needed to resort to a “day job,” Charles never got too many lucky breaks, but he did get a few. This CD was a result of[…]

Guitar Slim Jr. The Story of My Life | Making A Scene!

Guitar Slim Jr. The Story of My Life Orleans Records Rodney Glenn Armstrong a.k.a. Guitar Slim Jr. is a New Orleans blues guitarist and singer and the son of Eddie “Guitar Slim” Jones. Guitar Slim is best known for his million selling hit single “The Things That I Used to[…]

Guitar Slim Jr. – The Story of My Life | mxdwn Music

Downright Dirty Blues Guitar Like his pioneering father, Guitar Slim, before him, Rodney Armstrong (aka “Guitar Slim Jr.”) has garnered a reputation for playing downright dirty blues guitar, with some soul repertoire mixed in. Although there aren’t a lot of recordings to his name, his album The Story of My Life was nominated[…]

Graded on a Curve: New in Stores, April 2017 | The Vinyl District

Guitar Slim Jr., The Story of My Life (Orleans) Although some peg him as a one hit wonder, Eddie “Guitar Slim” Jones was a highly influential guitarist, and nowhere more so than on his son; this 1988 debut LP by Guitar Slim Jr. (born Rodney Glenn Armstrong) features seven of his dad’s[…]

TVD Radar: Orleans Records reissues debut from Guitar Slim Jr. on Vinyl for the first time | The Vinyl District

VIA PRESS RELEASE | Orleans Records will be re-releasing The Story Of My Life, the Grammy-nominated debut album from singer-guitarist Guitar Slim Jr. on Record Store Day, April 22, distributed by Select-O-Hits. This will mark the album’s first-ever release on vinyl and its first re-issue on CD since the late 1980s. Slim Jr. aka Rodney[…]