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Various - Big Town Playboys; Chicago Blues 1949-1954 2 CD set

Various - Big Town Playboys; Chicago Blues 1949-1954 2 CD set

$ 12.99

Various Artists   |  Label: Acrobat  |  Format: 2XCD   |  Genre: Blues |
CD Condition: New |  Cover Condition: Sealed

NEW SEALED 2 CD Set of 50 essential Chicago Blues tracks -

This 50 track double CD charts the historical development of the blues in Chicago. This five-year period represents one of the most influential movements in popular music. Inspired by the initial success of artists like Big Bill Broonzy and the newly electrified sounds of Muddy Waters the Chicago Blues scene changed music forever. The album features the best of the artists who played and recorded in Chicago whose music would travel the world in the early 60's and make household names of singers whose aim at the time was to secure well paid gigs with the bonus of a local Chicago hit. Names like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Sunnyland Slim, Elmore James, Floyd Jones, J B Lenoir, Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter.What these recordings actually did was inspire British and American teenagers to change the course of rock music forever.

Disc: 1

  1. Black Angel Blues( Robert Nighthawk)
  2. Big Town Playboy (Little Johnny Jones)
  3. I Love My Whiskey (Big Bill Broonzy & His Fat Four)
  4. Shame On You Baby (St Louis Jimmy)
  5. Everytime I Get To Drinkin' (Sunnyland Slim)
  6. Rollin' Stone (Muddy Waters)
  7. That'S All Right (Jimmy Rogers)
  8. Train Time (Memphis Slim)
  9. I'M Gonna Dig Myself A Hole (Robert Jr. Lockwood & His Band)
  10. Dust My Broom (Robert Jr. Lockwood)
  11. Long Distance Call (Muddy Waters)
  12. The World'S In Tangle (Jimmy Rogers)
  13. Five Long Years (Eddie Boyd)
  14. Bluecoat Man (Eddie Boyd)
  15. How Many More Years (Howlin Wolf)
  16. Moanin' At Midnight (Howlin Wolf)
  17. She Moves Me (Muddy Waters)
  18. Dark Road (Floyd Jones)
  19. Farmer'S Blues (Homesick James)
  20. Lonesome Old Train (Homesick James)
  21. Juke (Little Walter)
  22. Off The Wall (Little Walter)
  23. I'M Mad (Willie Mabon)
  24. High & Lonesome (Jimmy Reed)
  25. Just Can'T Say (Willie Nix)

Disc: 2
  1. I Don'T Know (Willie Mabon
  2. You Don'T Have To Go (Jimmy Reed)
  3. I Found My Baby (Jimmy Reed)
  4. 24 Hours (Eddie Boyd)
  5. Evening Sun (Johnny Shines)
  6. Brutal Hearted Woman (Johnny Shines)
  7. Please Mr. Doctor (Jimmy Eager (Tampa Red))
  8. Combination Boogie (J. B. Hutto & His Hawks)
  9. Pet Cream Man (J. B. Hutto)
  10. Crosstown Blues (Snooky Pryor)
  11. I'M Your Hoochie Coochie Man (Muddy Walters)
  12. Hard Hearted Woman (Big Walter Horton)
  13. Back Home To Mama (Big Walter Horton)
  14. She Just Won'T Do Right (Elmore James)
  15. Country Boogie (Elmore James)
  16. Schooldays On My Mind (Floyd Jones)
  17. Cool Playing Blues (Curtis Jones)
  18. Wrong Blues (Curtis Jones)
  19. Which One Do I Love (Big Boy Spires)
  20. Weeping Willow Blues (L.C Mckinley)
  21. Be My Companion Blues (L.C Mckinley)
  22. Which One Do I Love (Big Boy Spires)
  23. Evil (Howlin Wolf)
  24. Mama Talk To Your Daughter (J.B Lenoir)
  25. Lights Out (Little Walter)

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