Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1993, Tulsa, Oklahoma, native Lowell Fulsom (born Lowell Fulson in 1921; he also recorded as Lowell Fullsom) was a big-voiced blues guitarist and songwriter who became one of the leading figures of the West Coast's pivotal postwar blues scene. In addition to hiring young up-and-comers like Ray Charles and Stanley Turrentine for his back-up band, Fulsom played and sang in a gritty, funky, down-home style and saw his tunes covered by the likes of B.B. King ("Three O'Clock Blues"), Otis Redding and Carla Thomas ("Tramp"), Ray Charles ("Sinner's Prayer"), and even Elvis Presley ("Reconsider Baby").
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Fulsom, Lowell - In A Heavy Bag LP
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    What's in a name? In Lowell Fulson's case, plenty! During his long and storied career he recorded under his own name as well as Lowell Fullsom and Lowell Fulsom. Done so for business reasons, there was no hiding his true identity once he began to sing and play. An Oklahoma native, Fulson grew up with equal doses of Bob Wills and Texas blues and soon became the leading proponent of the West Coast blues sound. A triple threat as a singer/writer/guitar player, Fulson recorded for many labels,...