Wednesday, December 21, 2016

A "live" performance of Bill Davis performing, "Slipping Into Christmas."

From the "Tell It All - 1987" Christmas tape, Bill Davis with Walt Richmond performing an original Davis/Richmond composition, "I Just Want You For Christmas."

From the "Tell It All - 1987" Christmas tape, the late Debbie Campbell and Bill Davis performing "Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer." Piano by Walt Richmond.

Monday, December 5, 2016


Despite Russell's transition to a solo performing artist, he has continued to work actively as a session musician and producer for other artists. We've put together a wide variety of Russell's work beginning in the early '70s and continuing through the past four-decades. LIke Russell's session work in the '60s, this body of work reads like a who's who of popular music. Includes insights and commentary on each song by TAMA Founder Steve Todoroff.

1. Hummingbird - B.B. King
2. Wild Horses - Flying Burrito Brothers
3. L.A. Getaway - Hill, Barbata & Etheridge
4. It Ain't Easy - Ron Davies
5. Blues Power - Eric Clapton
6. Vaya Con Dios - Doris Troy
7. The Song Of The Elves - John Simon
8. How The Web Was Woven - Jackie Lomax
9. Sweet Motor City - Jim Horn
10. Ask Me No Questions - B.B. King
11. Tandoori Chicken - Ronnie Spector
12. Live With Me - The Rolling Stones
13. Look At You Look At Me - Dave Mason
14. Day After Day - Badfinger
15. That Man Is My Weakness - Rita Coolidge
16. Bangla Desh - George Harrison
17. Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Delaney & Bonnie
18. Goodbye Old Missoula - Willis Alan Ramsey
19. Me and My Guitar - Freddie King
20. Be My Baby - John Lennon
21. Soothe Me - Mary McCreary
22. Rock and Roll Beat - Flash Terry
23. Watching The River Flow - Bob Dylan
24. My Captain - Jesse Ed Davis
25. Me and Baby Jane - Jose Feliciano
26. Woman, She Was Gentle - Eric Andersen
27. Tired of Midnight Blue - George Harrison
28. Shark (In The Dark) - The Dwight Twilley Band
29. Direct Me - Larry Hosford
30. The Choice - Andrae Crouch and The Disciples
31.Thinking of You - The Gap Band
32. Sold On You - Gary Ogan
33. Save The Last Dance For Me - Mary Kay Place
34. Lucky Old Sun - Willie Nelson
35. One Day I'll Walk - New Grass Revival
36. What Do You Expect - J.J. Cale
37. A Song For You - Phil Driscoll
38. Golden Rings - George Jones & Tammy Wynette
39. I Can't Trust My Heart - The Sky Kings
40. Little Piece of Your Love - Lee Rocker
41. That's What I Like About Love - Junior Markham
42. Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Earl Scruggs & Friends
43. Wade In The River of Jordan - Delaney & Bonnie

Direct from the vaults of the Tulsa Area Music Archives,
Preserving Tulsa’s Music History...

Running Time: 3:16:36

Compiled, mixed and edited by Steve Todoroff/Tulsa/USA

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The History of Leon Russell - The Session Years Part 1


Meticulously researched from documents obtained directly from the L.A. Musicians Union in Hollywood, California, Volume One is a full hour of songs from Leon’s session days, and focuses on Leon’s extensive body of L.A. session work from the Sixties, where he established himself as one of the most highly sought after session players in the business.

1. Tulsa - Wayne Hancock
2. “Leon Live” Medley - Leon Russell
3. Moody River - Johnny Burnette
4. Jambalaya - The Raiders
5. Breakaway - Jackie DeShannon
6. Telstar - The Ventures
7. Old Rivers - Walter Brennan
8. I Walk The Line - Herman Clebanoff And His Orchestra
9. I Fall To Pieces - Leon McAuliffe
10. Mr. Record Man - Willie Nelson
11. Jazz Waltz from “The Candidate” - Steve Karmen
12. Say It Isn’t So - Aretha Franklin
13. A Cock-Eyed Optimist - Linda Lloyd
14. Ain’t Gonna Try Anymore - Dean Martin
15. Sweet Little Sixteen - Pat Boone
16. Running On Faith - Eric Clapton (Unplugged)
Direct from the vaults of the Tulsa Area Music Archives, Preserving Tulsa’s Music History.

Compiled, mixed and edited by Steve Todoroff/Tulsa/USA