Big Mama Thornton ‎– In Europe (1966)Big Maybe…

Big Mama Thornton ‎– In Europe (1966)
Big Maybelle ‎– “Gabbin’ Blues” And Other Big Hits (1968)

Each of these ladies would qualify as the perfect embodiment of what a blues belter would be.  Raw, primal and powerful; the roadmap for rock n’ roll. If you haven’t had a chance to check out Big Maybelle, check out the music link below and be amazed.  Big Mama’s down there as well but I figure she needs no introduction.