Roosevelt Sykes Complete Recorded Works, Volume 6 (1939-1941)

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  • Label: Document

Tracks:

  • 1.Love Will Wear You Down
  • 2.Get Your Row Out
  • 3.Shoe Shiner's Moan
  • 4.Under Eyed Woman
  • 5.44 Blues
  • 6.Papa Low
  • 7.New Mistake In Life
  • 8.We Will Never Make The Grade
  • 9.I've Made A Change
  • 10.Concentration Blues
  • 11.New Style Blues
  • 12.Unlucky 13 Blues
  • 13.She Got What It Takes
  • 14.Ups And Downs Blues
  • 15.Yellow Yam Blues
  • 16.Eight Ball Blues
  • 17.Pistol Shootin' Blues
  • 18.Take It With A Smile
  • 19.Right Now
  • 20.Knock Me Out
  • 21.Essie Mae Blues - (take A)
  • 22.Essie Mae Blues - (take B)
  • 23.She's In My Blood
  • 24.Doin' The Sally Long
  • 25.47th Street Jive

Product Description:

Pianist/singer Roosevelt Sykes is heard at his prime throughout these 25 selections, all of which are duets with drummer Big Sid Catlett. Sykes was always an expressive singer and a powerful pianist, at times sounding like two different performers who were nevertheless very much attuned to each other. With Catlett offering tasteful and swinging support, Sykes is particularly effective on "44 Blues," "New Mistake in Life," "I've Made a Change," "Unlucky 13 Blues," "Knock Me Out," and "47th Street Jive." Fans of 1930s/'40s blues will want all of the Roosevelt Sykes discs in Document's valuable series. ~ Scott Yanow

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