- Lil Son Jackson
- Artist: Melvin "Lil' Son" Jackson
- Format: LP
- Release Date: 4/17/2012
(LP + MP3) Texan bluesman Melvin "Lil Son" Jackson was a contemporary of Lightnin' Hopkins who originally recorded for the Gold Star and Imperial labels in the '40s and '50s. a car accident in the mid-'50s led to Jackson giving up the music career and returning to work as a mechanic. Arhoolie's Chris Strachwitz pulled him out of retirement in 1960, convincing him to record this classic and rare Texas blues LP. Reissued in all it's original glory on vinyl in a deluxe old-style jacket. Includes download card for a free digital copy of the entire album.