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15 Urban Blues Classics - Various Artists

CAT. #: 102

Price: $8.00

CD 102

Arhoolie's American masters is a mid-line sampler series culled from our full price CDs. Each CD features the best known artists of a particular musical genre. Inside the booklet each song is referenced to the CD it originally came from, with a photo mini of that CD cover and a listing of the artist's other Arhoolie CDs. The best city blues artists are showcased on "Down Home Urban Blues Classics": Sonny Boy Williamson, Big Mama Thornton, Big Joe Duskin, Earl Hooker, Charlie Musselwhite, John Littlejohn, Joe Turner & Pete Johnson, Katie Webster, Omar Sharriff, Bee Houston, Juke Boy Bonner, L.C. Good Rockin' Robinson, Piano Red, Johnny Young, and The Charles Ford Band.

1. Pontiac Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson
2. Big Mama's Bumble Bee - Big Mama Thornton
3. Cincinnati Stomp - Big Joe Duskin
4. Anna Lee - Earl Hooker
5. Up & Down The Avenue - Charlie Musselwhite
6. Been Around The World - John Littlejohn
7. Wine-O-Baby Boogie - Joe Turner/Pete Johnson
8. I Know That's Right - Katie Webster
9. Raven, The - Omar Sharriff
10. You Think I'm Your Good Thing - Bee Houston
11. Going Back To The Country - Juke Boy Bonner
12. Ups & Downs - L.C. "Good Rockin'" Robinson
13. Atlanta Bounce - Piano Red
14. Wild, Wild, Woman - Johnny Young
15. Gibson Creek Shuffle - The Charles Ford Band



“ ...Chock full of nothing but stunning, moving performances. Just about all the styles of citified blues music still being played in black neighborhood taverns and the blossoming white circuits such as festivals and college concerts during the '60s are featured on this disc...

Both the concept and nominal pricing of this new series are steps in the right direction that other labels should soon follow to...continue to educate the ever-growing thirsty blues fans. ”

(George Hansen — Blues Review)