Curtis Jones Lonesome Bedroom Blues

Living Blues: "...a tour de force of virtuosity and economy....an elegant and stylish artist, and this is the best available portrait of him near the height of his latter-day powers."
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CD Details

  • Released: September 28, 1999
  • Originally Released: 1999
  • Label: Delmark

Entertainment Reviews:

Dirty Linen - 4-5/00, p.69
"...[Jones'] voice is high and strong as he covers his big hit ['Lonesome Bedroom Blues'] and other interesting originals like 'Tin Pan Alley' as well as the standard 'Stackolee'..."
Living Blues - 1-2/00, pp.88-9
"...a tour de force of virtuosity and economy....an elegant and stylish artist, and this is the best available portrait of him near the height of his latter-day powers."

Tracks:

  • 1.Lonesome Bedroom Blues
  • 2.Evil Curse Blues
  • 3.Highway
  • 4.Stackolee
  • 5.Curtis Jones' Boogie Woogie
  • 6.Tin Pan Alley
  • 7.Gut Bucket Blues
  • 8.Rolling The Blues
  • 9.Black Magic Blues
  • 10.Love Fake Blues
  • 11.Tour Blues
  • 12.Tour Blues - (previously unreleased, alternate take)
  • 13.Lonesome Bedroom Blues - (alternate take, bonus track)

Product Description:

Personnel: Curtis Jones (vocals, piano).
Recorded in January 1962. Includes liner notes by Bob Koester.
Adapter: Don Waterhouse.
Personnel: Curtis Jones (vocals, piano); Willie B. James, Kansas Joe McCoy (guitar); Jazz Gillum (harmonica); Fred Williams , Judge Riley (drums); Washboard Sam (washboard).
Liner Note Authors: Jean Buzelin; Robert G. Koester.
Recording information: Aurora, IL (09/28/1937-08/18/1941); Chicago, IL (09/28/1937-08/18/1941); Hall Recording Studios (09/28/1937-08/18/1941).
Photographers: Jacques DemĖ†tre; George Adins.
For Lonesome Bedroom Blues, Curtis Jones performed solo and at the top of his powers on piano and vocally, on a set produced by Bob Koester. The pianist was an exceptional lyricist, evidenced by his classic "Tin Pan Alley" and several lesser-known numbers on this album. ~ Bill Dahl

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  • UPC: 038153060527
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