I’ve Got The Blues

As I’ve said a few times on the blog here, thanks to a trip I took down south in October, I’ve really been getting into the blues recently. At the behest of Mister Harkin, I made this little survey of some new records in my collection. The tracklisting is below, and you can download the mix here. I hope you enjoy.

01.
Kid Bailey, “Rowdy Blues” [Monk Records]
02. Blind Willie Johnson, “Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground” [Mississippi Records]
03. Lightnin’ Hopkins, “75 Highway” [Tradition Records]
04. Robert Pete Williams, “Levee Camp Blues” [Doxy Music]
05. Mance Lipscomb, “Angel Child” [Arhoolie]
06. Eddie Lee Jones and Family, “Baby, Please Don’t Go” [Mississippi Records]
07. Mississippi John Hurt, “Avalon Blues” [Heritage Records]
08. Fred McDowell and Johnny Woods, “My Babe” [Rounder Records]
09. John Brim, “Rattlesnake” [Chess Records]
10. Eddie Boyd, “Third Degree” [Chess Records]

Photo of Mississippi John Hurt by Bernard Gotfryd

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    Sunday, September 18th // Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin, Justin Carter B2B with Very Special Guests Optimo at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave between Wyckoff and Irving // $10 early bird tickets // $10 for the first fifty people on the door before 4pm // $20 otherwise // advance tickets and more info

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