Collectables Records

Old Town Records Presents City Blues

by Various Artists
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  • Originally Released: 2000
  • Label: Collectables Records

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The world of Urban Blues - pioneered on the Old Town label - is explored on this CD. The pioneers of Urban Blues peppered their tracks with Big Band sounds and touches of Swing and R&B - among the great artists you'll hear here are Buddy Johnson and his sister Ella, Wild Bill Moore, Hal Paige & Wailers, and Bob Gaddy.

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Includes liner notes by Peter Grendysa.
Personnel: Lester Young (tenor saxophone).
New York-based Old Town Records, run by brothers Hy Weiss and Sam Weiss, made its biggest splash as a doo wop label in the 1950s and early '60s, but the brothers also recorded a fair bit of jump blues, gospel, R&B, and early soul sides as well, and their records have a distinct Southern feel even though they were recorded in the North. This generous single-disc set focuses on jump blues pieces recorded for Old Town during that time span, including Hal Paige's smooth-rolling "My Angel Chile," Ella Johnson's breezy "I Got to Talk to Somebody," Larry Dale's almost rockabilly "Big Muddy," and a thundering "Down to the River" by Lester Young (not the same person as Pres, the legendary tenor sax player). A fine collection. ~ Steve Leggett
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  • Sales Rank: 9,604
  • UPC: 090431607626
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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