Roosevelt Sykes Gold Mine: Live in Europe

Gold Mine: Live in Europe
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CD Details

  • Released: September 18, 1993
  • Label: Delmark

Entertainment Reviews:

Living Blues - Sept.-Oct./92, p.73
"..Of the several sessions Sykes had with Delmark, only HARD DRIVING BLUES surpasses GOLD MINE...If you just want plain old Roosevelt Sykes alone at his piano, it's safe to start here.."


  • 1.Big Ben
  • 2.Boot That Thing
  • 3.Springfield Blues
  • 4.Henry Ford Blues
  • 5.I'm a Dangerous Man
  • 6.True Thing
  • 7.You Understand
  • 8.Whole Lot of Children
  • 9.The Last Laugh
  • 10.Gold Mine
  • 11.44 Blues
  • 12.Sugar Cup

Product Description:

GOLD MINE: LIVE IN EUROPE was originally titled IN EUROPE and released in 1966.
Personnel: Roosevelt Sykes (vocals, piano); Robert Lockwood, Jr. (guitar); Oett "Sax" Mallard (clarinet, tenor saxophone); King Kolax (trumpet); Fred Below (drums).
Liner Note Author: Robert G. Koester.
Photographers: Anton Mikofsky; Andre Souffrant; Jim Brinsfield.
Solid 1966 solo set, cut during one of the effervescent piano pounder's frequent overseas jaunt and originally issued on Delmark as In Europe. A winning combination of material ancient even back then ("44 Blues," the jaunty boogie "Boot That Thing") and fresh numbers. ~ Bill Dahl

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Product Info

  • UPC: 038153061623
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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