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JEFFERSON BLIND LEMON

THE ROUGH GUIDE TO BLIND LEMON JEFFERSON

Barcode: 0605633129823 / Cat: RGNET1298CD / 2 CD / Label: ROUGH GUIDE

Questo nuovo volume della collana Rough Guide Jazz & Blue Legends è dedicato a Blind Lemon Jefferson soprannominato il “padre del Texas Blues”. Blind Lemon Jefferson aveva un caratteristico stile chitarristico e un’impressionante estensione vocale. Una vera leggenda del blues, il suo approccio ha influenzato artisti del calibro di Charley Patton, Robert Johnson e Son House. Questo Rough Guide propone una selezione accuratamente rimasterizzata del suo variegato repertorio, dal blues più tradizionale al ragtime passando per il gospel. Come bonus viene proposto l’album “The Rough Guide To Country Blues Pioneers” che offre una selezione di brani di artisti che sono stati ispirati dallo stile di Blind Lemon Jefferson. Oltre ai già citati Charley Patton, Robert Johnson e Son House, troviamo si possono apprezzare in questa raccolta anche Skip James, Leadbelly, Blind Willie McTell e Memphis Minnie, solo per citarne alcuni.

  • Tracklist
    • Disc 1
    • One Dime Blues (2:47)
    • Easy Rider Blues (2:56)
    • Jack O’Diamonds (Take 2) (2:47)
    • Match Box Blues (2:54)
    • Beggin’ Back (2:52)
    • Bad Luck Blues (2:51)
    • He Arose From The Dead (2:46)
    • Rambler Blues (2:47)
    • See That My Grave Is Kept (2:53)
    • That Crawlin’ Baby (2:40)
    • Hot Dogs (2:57)
    • All I Want Is Pure Religion (3:13)
    • Corinna Blues (Take 2) (3:08)
    • Black Snake Moan (3:02)
    • Where Shall I Be (2:33)
    • Mosquito Moan (3:07)
    • Black Horse Blues (2:57)
    • Wartime Blues (3:03)
    • Rabbit Foot Blues (2:57)
    • Rising High Water Blues (2:31)
    • Prison Cell Blues (2:47)
    • I Want To Be Like Jesus In My Heart (3:05)
    • Dry Southern Blues (2:51)
    • Blind Lemon’s Penitentiary Blues (2:47)
    • Broke And Hungry (3:00)
    • Disc 2 —The Rough Guide To Country Blues Pioneers
    • Big Bill Broonzy: Long Tall Mama (2:48)
    • Blind Blake: He's In The Jailhouse Now (2:46)
    • Skip James: Hard Time Killin' Floor (2:50)
    • Blind Willie Johnson: Mother's Children Have A Hard Time (3:23)
    • Tommy Johnson: Cool Drink Of Water Blues (3:25)
    • Frank Stokes: I Got Mine (3:05)
    • Robert Wilkins: That's No Way To Get Along (2:54)
    • Blind Willie McTell: Southern Can Is Mine (3:14)
    • Bukka White: District Attorney Blues (2:41)
    • Reverend Gary Davis: You Can Go Home (3:08)
    • Willie Brown: Future Blues (3:00)
    • Mississpi John Hurt: Nobody's Dirty Business (2:53)
    • Furry Lewis: Falling Down Blues (2:51)
    • Teddy Darby: Lawdy Lawdy Worried Blues (3:05)
    • Son House: County Farm Blues (2:11)
    • Mississipi Sheiks: The World Is Going Wrong (3:24)
    • Leadbelly: Blind Lemon (My Friend Blind Lemon) (3:05)
    • Ishmon "Mississpi" Bracey: Stered Gal (3:11)
    • Robert Johnson: Preachin' Blues (2:51)
    • Charley Patton: Some Of These Days I'll Be Gone (Take 2) (3:08)
    • Barbecue Bob: Atlanta Moan (3:05)
    • The Memphis Jug Band: On The Road Again (2:50)
    • Memphis Minnie: Weary Woman's Blues (2:57)
    • Sam Collins: My Road Is Rough And Rocky (2:53)

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