Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out

by Jean Koning



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.


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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