Silas Hogan The Godfather: Louisiana Swamp Blues, Volume 6: Featuring Arthur "Guitar" Kelly
- Released: September 14, 1999
- Label: Wolf Records
- 1.Rats and Roaches in My Kitchen
- 2.Hoo-Doo Blues
Personnel includes: Silas Hogan (vocals, guitar); Arthur "Guitar" Kelly, Bruce Lamb, Julian Piper (guitar); Oskar "Harpo" Davis (harmonica); David Carroll (bass); Sam Hogan (drums).
Recorded in 1988.
This 1988 session in Baton Rogue finds Hogan surrounded by a band that includes his son Sam on both drums and guitar, unobtrusive guitar support from producer Julian Piper and Bruce Lamb, and effective harmonica from Oscar "Harpo" Davis. As Hogan blasts through a stack of old Excello tunes by Lightnin' Slim, as well as re-cuts of his own material, he's guest starred by the appearance of Arthur "Guitar" Kelley, who sings and plays on the last four tracks. This is a nice, understated session with two tracks cut in 1990 that proves that the 'Excello sound' was still alive and well headed into the '90s. ~ Cub Koda
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