Checker Records - Blues from the Checker Vaults: 40 Original Blues Classics (2-CD)
by Various Artists

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item number:  ZDAY 245
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: 2014
  • Originally Released: 2014
  • Label: One Day Music


  • 1.All My Love In Vain - Sonny Boy Williamson
  • 2.Broken Heart - Memphis Minnie
  • 3.Crazy For My Baby - Willie Dixon
  • 4.Country Boogie - Elmore James
  • 5.I'm A Man - Bo Diddley
  • 6.I Believe I'll Give It Up - Lowell Fulson
  • 7.Five Spot - Otis Spann
  • 8.Let Me Die With The One I Love - J. B. Lenoir
  • 9.Lights Out - Little Walter
  • 10.Biscuit Baking Woman - Big Ed & His Combo
  • 11.Everyday I Have The Blues - Joe Williams and King Kolax
  • 12.Keep It To Yourself - Sonny Boy Williamson
  • 13.It Was A Dream - John Brim
  • 14.Dorothy Mae - Joe Hill Louis
  • 15.Can't Get Along - Morris Pejoe
  • 16.Forty Cups of Coffee - Danny Overbea
  • 17.Come On Baby - Rocky Fuller
  • 18.Let Me Explain - Sonny Boy Williamson
  • 19.If I give My Love To You - Lowell Fulson
  • 20.Off The Wall - Little Walter
  • 21.She Just Won't Do It Right - Elmore James
  • 22.When The Lights Go Out - Jimmy Witherspoon
  • 23.Pretty Thing - Bo Diddley
  • 24.It Must Have Been The Devil - Otis Spann
  • 25.Rocker - Little Walter
  • 26.Walkin' The Blues - Willie Dixon
  • 27.Tears In My Eyes - Percy Lee Crudup
  • 28.Trouble Trouble - Lowell Fulson
  • 29.Me & My Chauffeur - Memphis Minnie
  • 30.One of These Days - Big Boy Spires
  • 31.Rattlesnake - John Brim
  • 32.Lonely Hours - Lowell Fulson
  • 33.Soon One Morning - Rocky Fuller
  • 34.Tired of Crying Over You - Morris Pejoe
  • 35.Open Your Book - Percy Lee Crudup
  • 36.When I'm Gone (She Treats Me Mean and Evil) - Joe Hill Louis
  • 37.Your Imagination - Sonny Boy Williamson
  • 38.Mean Old World - Little Walter
  • 39.Time Brings About A Change - Jimmy Witherspoon
  • 40.Loving You (Is All I Crave) - Lowell Fulson

Product Description:

Checker was the other main label of Phil and Leonard Chess, a sister label that ran concurrently with Chess after its launch in 1952. One Day's 2014 compilation Blues from the Checker Vaults offers precisely what it promises: 40 songs originally released on Checker, all spread over two discs. Apart from Bo Diddley's "I'm a Man" and maybe Little Walter's "Mean Old World," very few of these songs get recycled much on other compilations but that doesn't mean this skimps on great music. Lowell Fulson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Elmore James, Otis Spann, and J.B. Lenoir all show up, along with some lesser-known but high-quality sides, making this a first-rate budget blues comp. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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  • Sales Rank: 18,987
  • EAN: 5060255182451
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