“Rock Bottom, by Jo Baker”

The original, featuring the late Jo Baker (1948-1996):

Here is a version with Stoneground, following her departure from Elvin Bishop:

Song co-written by Jo Baker and Elvin Bishop, first appearing on Bishop’s 1972 album, Rock My Soul.

First heard the song when performed by the Wells-Davidson Band in 1979, with nice sax overlay by Margo Davidson. Band co-founder and lead singer Robin Wells would introduce it as “Rock Bottom, by Jo Baker”, clearly identifying who defined the song. Though where the Wells-Davidson Band’s tremendous version of the song was apparently recorded by no one, in any form.

Advertisements

About brucelarochelle

http://www.lmslawyers.com/bruce-la-rochelle
This entry was posted in Music, Toronto Reflections. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s