Whatever Happened To The Blues is the 18th album by Phil Upchurch, released in 1997.
Philip Upchurch (born July 19, 1941, Chicago, Illinois) is an American blues, jazz and R&B guitarist and bassist. Upchurch started his career working with the Kool Gents, the Dells, and the Spaniels before going on to work with Curtis Mayfield, Otis Rush, and Jimmy Reed. (His association with Kool Gents member Dee Clark would continue, including playing guitar on Clark’s 1961 solo hit “Raindrops”.) He then returned to Chicago to play and record with Woody Herman, Stan Getz, Groove Holmes, B.B. King, and Dizzy Gillespie.
1 6 To 4 (Phil Upchurch) 6:48 2 The Tide Keeps Lifting Me (Phil Upchurch, Ben Sidran, JD Steele) 4:08 3 Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) 7:01 4 Blues March (Benny Golson) 3:52 5 Love And Peace (Arthur Adams) 4:33 6 All Blues (Hal David, Miles Davis, Oscar Brown Jr) 4:16 7 Whatever Happened To The Blues (Phil Upchurch, James Brown) 4:45 8 I Don’t Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing (James Brown) 4:04 9 Going Down Slow (Phil Upchurch) 3:08 10 Nice To Have You Around (Phil Upchurch) 2:08 11 Fade To Black Tie (Paul Peterson, Ben Sidran) 5:28 12 Sweet Woman Blues (James van Buren) 4:17