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Track Listing
1. Truckin’ Little Baby - John Jackson
2. Mamie - John Cephas and Phil Wiggins
3. Hey Bartender, There’s a Big Bug in My Beer - Warner Williams and Eddie Pennington
4. Confusion - Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry
5. T.B. Blues - Josh White
6. If I Could Holler Like a Mountain Jack - Baby Tate
7. Clog Dance - Hobart Smith
8. Daisy - Brownie McGhee
9. Going Down the Road Feeling Bad - Elizabeth Cotten
10. I Got a Woman 'Cross Town - Pink Anderson
11. Red River Blues - John Jackson
12. I Ain’t Gonna Pick No More Cotton - Warner Williams and Jay Summerour
13. Sweet Woman - Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
14. The Train that Carried My Girl from Town - Doc Watson
15. Mountain Jack - Reverend Gary Davis
16. Crow Jane - John Cephas and Phil Wiggins
17. Fore Day Creep - Brownie McGhee
18. Sittin’ On Top of the World - Roscoe Holcomb
19. Meet Me in the Bottom - Pink Anderson
20. Dirty Mistreater - Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and J. C. Burris
21. The Road is Rough and Rocky - Archie Edwards
Artist:
Various
Title:
Classic Piedmont Blues
Label:
Smithsonian Folkways
Cat No:
SFWCD40221
Format:
CD
Price £11.99
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• With a selection of indelible recordings made over 70 years, Classic Piedmont Blues captures the essence of this fascinating blues tradition. Originating in the foothills of Southern Appalachia, the Piedmont blues served as a breeding ground for cross-pollination between traditions: rural and urban, black and white, country and coastal. Swept up on the tide of the Great Migration, it was carried from the Carolinas and Virginia, north and east through Maryland and Washington, D.C., to New York City and back again. Featuring influential artists like John Jackson, Cephas & Wiggins, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, and many others, this collection offers an illuminating overview of the Piedmont style. 64 minutes, 36-page booklet with extensive notes.
Reviews For Classic Piedmont Blues
Blues & Rhythm - Neil Slaven
Records of this nature are rare these days, this form of blues requires a fair amount of instrumental dexterity, and there's plenty of it here.
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