Label: Gazell Documents - GDCD 6001 Format: CD Album Country: US Genre: Blues Style: Country Blues, Acoustic
McComb, Mississippi part II http: I love this cd and have let many many friends borrow it. Rolling and Tumbling Blues. Tommy Dorsey Boogie 5. I scored this from Audiogalaxy, which was the hot spot for a minute right after Napster finally bit the dust, and before all the action moved to blogs.
Bobby Charles has had a long and strange career, but this record is his best one, I think. But good luck finding it in a store. In the words of the opening cut: Street People 2. Long Face 3. Save Me Jesus 5. All The Money 6. Small Town Talk 7. Let Yourself Go 8. Grow Too Old 9. All of the sessions were produced by Willie Dixon, and the great majority of the songs were written either by Butler or Dixon.
Butler rarely did straightahead Chicago blues any better than he did here. Open Up Baby 2. Big Momma, Little Momma 3. Axe and the Wind 4. Jelly Jam 5. Hold Me Baby 6. Do Something Baby 7. Put It All in There 9. My Forty Year Old Woman Harmonica Prayer Gravy Child Best of Wild Child Hippy Playground http: Another great collection of tunes from George Smith, culled from a variety of sessions for small labels from the 50s to the 70s.
George Smith - "Arkansas Trap" - My favorite George Smith record. For years I had nothing but a crappy cassette copy with tons of tape hiss. Finally, I found this guy online who had created a digital version from his original LP. Enjoy this impossible-to-find jewel.
McComb, Mississippi 2. Situation Blues 3. Roaming 4. Blue Fog 5. On My Mind 6. Viola B 7. Monkey On A Limb 8. Fire Exit McComb, Mississippi part II http: He was a more or less "one man band" whose music sometimes seemed to fall completely apart.
He was very popular in his day however. His real name was Leslie Hill and he was born in Raines, Tennessee. The name "Joe Louis" for fighting constantly and being good at it. In the s he developed his one man band act after settling down in Memphis. Hill recorded some in for Columbia before signing with Sam Phillips in After Phillips sold his contract in Hill contined to record with various labels, eventually returning to Phillips to record as a solo artist until his untimely death in A deep cut on his thumb turned into tetanus and Joe Hill Louis died at the age of She Treats Me Mean and Evil 2.
Dorothy Mae 3. Sweetest Gal in Town 4. Keep Your Arms Around Me 5. Got Me a New Woman 6. We All Got to Go Sometime Tiger Man [Demo Version] My Love Has Gone Hydramatic Woman Tiger Man Keep Your Arms Around Me She Comes to See Me Sometime Shine Boy http: Augie Jr. They were a massive, unruly, ever-rotating group of crazed and colorful musicians.
Eddie "one string" put his together from the junk pile, and it has a totally unique sound. Kinda makes one want to go the garage and put one together just to try it out. And Edward Hazelton Jones is a great harmonica player with a very haunting sound.
Check this out! See all 8 reviews. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Back to top. Get to Know Us. Amazon Payment Products. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This book also contains an article on Lewis Dotson, another diddley bow player. Commercial recordings of traditional diddley bow players are relatively rare.
Other recordings which include one or two cuts of diddley bow music include: Many of these recordings are out of print. Snap up a copy when you can find one. A Musical Pilgrimage to the Crossroads. It is so fortunate that this music was recorded. Both the one string slide and the harmonica are roots blues at it finest.
It is real human feeling and storytelling with obviously no slickness added. If you like the blues of the streets and of the people, rather than the blues of the studios and the charts, this CD is for you. Hear, hear! The Africanist approach, far from being a proper acknowledgement, surely tends to underestimate the achievement of black American musicians, in creating a range of musical forms that have come to dominate the popular music of the global village — including Africa.
His name may or may not have been Eddie Jones. It may or may not have been Jessie Marshall. Those with an ear for regional accents and styles will have a fine time deciding where he came from. One day in , he approached Frederick Usher in the skid row section of Los Angeles.
Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Main Album One String Blues Label Gazell Productions.
Release Info Live Recording. Suffice it to say that he sings well, in a high, clear voice, and knows all the usual harmonica tricks. He provides six of the fourteen performances on the album any reader who happens to own a copy of the LP will be interested to know that the CD contains three extra tracks by each artist.
The album opens with an interview with Eddie Jones, in which he explains his instrumental method, and the various nicknames it has earned him. Usher asks him why that is. Ah, yes, of course. This beginning makes good sense to anyone who is interested, but is pretty offputting to the unsuspecting casual listener.
Those who like to play music in the background should certainly avoid it.
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