Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out

by Jean Koning

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78rpm released for RECORD STORE DAY 2014. Recorded in Antwerp on an attic the same way Bessie Smith recorded these blues-classics - diamond on vinyl.
Jean used a guitar that - according to the folklore - once belonged to Robert Johnson.
The 78rpm record was released as a new treasure for the legendary His Master's Voice label.

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released April 19, 2014

Recorded and produced by Steven Gödel

Jean Koning: Guitar and vocal
Rudi Mendez: Vocal, whistle, handclaps and stomp box

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Jean Koning New York, New York

Jean Koning has been a compelling force in the underground music scene since his unlikely folk&jazz debut transferring the band The Children of a Lesser God into the avant-punk extravaganza !JP in 1988. His star-studded career includes albums such as Notes from Purgatory, Man Enough to be a Woman and Wake Up In L.A.
Throughout his career, Mr. Koning has been honored with numerous awards.
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