Johnny Jenkins: Nothing But The Blues
Miller Francis Jr., The Great Speckled Bird, 28 September 1970
TON TON Macoute! was recorded in Macon, Georgia at Capricorn Records, at an 8 track studio built "in memory of Otis Redding" by Phil Walden, manager of Johnny Jenkins and countless black Rhythm & Blues artists, and owner of Redwal Music, Inc. Walden also manages the Allman Brothers Band, and because the Bird has from the first turned on to the music of the Allman Bros., we were sent a preview copy of Ton Ton Macoute! by Johnny Jenkins a couple of months back. It flipped us out. Unlike many albums that you really dig on first hearing, this one gets better and better the more you listen to it.
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