Blues and The Alligator: The First Twenty Years of Alligator Records
by Various Artists

Blues and The Alligator: The First Twenty Years
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 52 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 23, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1991
  • Label: Gazell Records
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Audio:
    • PCM Stereo

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The famous Chicago blues label Alligator Records features icons such as Koko Taylor and Sonny Boy Williamson as well as newer school blues artists like Kenny Neal and Lucky Peterson. The folks at Alligator started a love affair with the blues 40 years ago and this is the story of the first 20 years.

Product Description:

This documentary takes a look at the history of Alligator Records, a blues label founded by a college dropout named Bruce Iglauer after he moved from Cincinnati to Chicago in 1971, eventually going on to sign artists like Dog Taylor, Sonny Boy Williams, and Koko Taylor.


  • 1.Sky Is Crying
  • 2.Horroscope
  • 3.Sky Is Crying
  • 4.You Don't Love Me
  • 5.Snatch It Back and Hold It
  • 6.Roll Your Moneymaker
  • 7.Can't Let These Blues Go
  • 8.Devil Child
  • 9.Stormy Monday
  • 10.You Got Me Running
  • 11.Darling I Miss You So
  • 12.Jealous Man
  • 13.Like Father Like Son
  • 14.Star Spangled Banner
  • 15.It's a Dirty Job
  • 16.Sky Is Crying
  • 17.Sweet Home Chicago


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Product Info

  • UPC: 760137521099
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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