Nothin' but the Blues (Music)
Sun Jan 22nd 2012 8.00pm–10.00pm
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Time zone: central
Robert Johnson “Ther're Red Hot”
from Robert Johnson - The Centennial Collection (Columbia Legacy 2011) —This recording is quite different from Robt. Johnson's other recordings. Instead of being a Delta style 12 bar blues, it is a 16 bar blues with 1 bar coda, done in a style reminiscent of the Piedmont blues guitarists. Hot tamales are red hot!
Little Cooper and the Drifters “Pinto Beans”
from Baby, I'm Back (Black Magic Records) L —Timothy "Little" Cooper was a St. Louis area blues talent who recorded in the '50s-'60s, who was out of music for a long time, until a comeback in the late 1990's. Recorded at Archway Studio in St. Louis.
Marcia Ball “Red Beans”
from Deep Blue - The Rounder 25th Anniversary Blues Anthology (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com) —Fine rockin' 88s and vocal from Marcia Ball.
Washboard Sam “She's Just My Size”
from Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order Vol 7 (31 July 1942 to 27 October 1949) (Document Records 1993) —A song all about the benefits of having a woman who'll bake bread, cakes, biscuits and pies! with Big Bill Broonzy on guitar.
Joe Houston & His Orchestra “Cornbread and cabbage greens”
from The Big Horn - The History Of The Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone (Proper Records)
Danny Overbea “Forty cups of coffee”
from Chess Blues Guitar / Two Decades Of Killer Fretwork, 1949-1969 (MCA/Chess 1998)
Little Willie Littlefield “Drinkin' Hadacol”
from Boogie, Blues and Bounce - The Modern Recordings, Vol. 2 (Ace Records 2005) —Hadacol was a patent medicine marketed through the last of the big traveling medicine roadshows. It contained B vitamins and 12% alcohol, and could be bought in dry counties at the drugstore.
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