Various Artists

Various Artists: BLUE 88S: UNRELEASED PIANO BLUES GEMS 1938-1942 / VAR

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Various Artists

Label: Hi Horse Records

Blue 88s: Unreleased Piano Blues Gems 1938-1942 - Blue 88s is a tremendous assortment of piano blues recorded between 1938-1942 for the Columbia and Okeh labels. 15 of the 17 tracks are beforehand unreleased gems that showcase a number of the premier blues pianists and vocalists of the period: Curtis Jones, Roosevelt Sykes, Willie 'Boodle It' Proper and Poor Boy Burke. Features a 20 web page booklet with an in depth essay by Mark Humphrey on the historical past and recognition of the piano, and blues pianists specifically, plus the lyrics to all of the songs. The legendary Roosevelt Sykes a. okay. a. 'The Honeydripper' is represented on this compilation with 12 tracks, 10 of them beforehand unissued whereas Curtis Jones and Poor Boy Burke have 2 every whereas Willie 'Boodle It' Proper has 1. Nimble fingers, figuring out voices and earthy lyrics abound on this assortment. 'Blues is to music what salt is to meals'

1.1 My Blues Is Risin' - Curtis Jones
1.2 Xmas Blues - Willie 'Boodle It' Right
1.3 Levee Side Blues - Curtis Jones
1.4 Your Loving Ways - Poor Boy Burke
1.5 Bad Condition Blues - Poor Boy Burke
1.6 Mellow Queen Swing - Roosevelt Sykes
1.7 Floating Power Blues - Roosevelt Sykes
1.8 Make Up Your Mind - Roosevelt Sykes
1.9 Training Camp Blues - Roosevelt Sykes
1.10 Back Biting Snitchers - Roosevelt Sykes
1.11 You Got to Run Me Down - Roosevelt Sykes
1.12 From the Cradle to the Grave - Roosevelt Sykes
1.13 Motherless Child - Roosevelt Sykes
1.14 Sugar Babe Blues - Roosevelt Sykes
1.15 The World Is Upside Down - Roosevelt Sykes
1.16 I Got You Figured Out - Roosevelt Sykes
1.17 You Done Got Hip - Roosevelt Sykes

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