Big Town Playboys: Chicago Blues 1949-1954
by Various Artists

Big Town Playboys: Chicago Blues 1949-1954
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2011
  • Label: Acrobat


  • 1.Black Angel Blues - Robert Nighthawk (Disc 01)
  • 2.Big Town Playboy - Little Johny Jones
  • 3.I Love My Whiskey - Big Bill Br Oonzy & His Fat Four
  • 4.Shame On You Baby - St Louis Jimmy
  • 5.Everytime 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 - Rebert Jr Lockwood & His Band
  • 10.Dust My Room - Robert Jr Lockwood
  • 11.Long Distance Call - Muddy Waters
  • 12.The World's In Tangle - Jimmy Rogers
  • 13.Five Long Year - Eddie Boys
  • 14.Bluecoat Man - Eddie Boys
  • 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
  • 26.I Don't Know - Willie Mabon (Disc 02)
  • 27.You Don't Have To Go - Jimmy Reed
  • 28.I Found My Baby - Jimmy Reed
  • 29.24 Hours - Eddie Boys
  • 30.I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
  • 31.Evening Sun - Johnny Shiners
  • 32.Brutal Hearted Woman - Johnny Shines
  • 33.Please Mi Doctor - Jimmy Eager (Tampa Red)
  • 34.Combination Boogio - J. B. Hutto & His Hawks
  • 35.Pet Cream Man - J. B. Hutto
  • 36.Mama Talk Yo You Daughter - J. B. Lenoir
  • 37.Crosstown Blues - Snooky Pryor
  • 38.Hard Hearted Woman - Big Walter Horton
  • 39.Back Home To Mama - Big Walter Horton
  • 40.She Just Won't Do Right - Elmore James
  • 41.Country Boogie - Elmore James
  • 42.School Days On My Mind - Floyd Jones
  • 43.Weeping Willow Blues - L. C. Mckinley
  • 44.Companion Blues - L. C. Mckinley
  • 45.Cool Blues - Curtis Jones
  • 46.Wrong Blues - Curtis Jones
  • 47.Which One Do I Love - Big Boy Spires
  • 48.Evil - Howlin Wolf
  • 49.Forty Four Blues - Howlin Wolf
  • 50.Lights Out - Little Walter

Product Description:

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.
Acrobat Music

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  • Sales Rank: 24,297
  • UPC: 824046300920
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26/lbs (approx)
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