- Released: August 15, 1995
- Label: Stony Plain Music
Down Beat - 2/00, p.704.5 out of 5
- "...Witherspoon sings with that remarkable ease and control that are acquired only by a life spent in jazz and blues..."
Living Blues - 1-2/96, pp.68-69
"...Jimmy Witherspoon is among the greatest blues singers of our time....Throat cancer has taken a toll on Witherspoon's once mighty voice, but his incomparable phrashing, timing, and soul save the day, especially on the slow, after-hours blues that predominate..."
- 1.Playful Baby
- 2.Spoon's Life Blues
- 3.Lotus Blossom
- 4.Christmas Blues
- 5.Mean Ole Frisco
- 6.Sad Life
- 7.I'll Always Be in Love With You
- 8.Sweet Slumber
- 9.Past Forty Blues
- 10.Lowdown Dirty Shame
- 11.Lonely Boy Blues
- 12.Spoon's Testimony
Personnel includes: Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals); Duke Robillard (guitar); Scott Hamilton (tenor saxophone); Bruce Katz (piano, organ); Marty Ballou (acoustic bass); Jeffery McAllister (drums).
Personnel: Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals); Duke Robillard (guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Scott Hamilton (tenor saxophone); Bruce Katz (piano); Marty Ballou (acoustic bass); Jeffery McAllister (drums).
Audio Mixer: John Paul Gauthier.
Liner Note Author: Duke Robillard.
Recording information: Lakewest Recording, West Greenwich, RI (12/19/1994-12/20/1994).
Photographers: Duke Robillard; Al Basile.