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Big Town Playboys - Chicago Blues
Big Town Playboys - Chicago Blues

Various Artists
Styles: Blues
Catalogue Number: ADDCD3009
This 50 track double CD charts the historical development of the blues in Chicago. This five-year period represents one of the most influential movements in popular music. Inspired by the initial success of artists like Big Bill Broonzy and the newly electrified sounds of Muddy Waters the Chicago Blues scene changed music forever. The album features the best of the artists who played and recorded in Chicago whose music would travel the world in the early 60?s and make household names of singers whose aim at the time was to secure well paid gigs with the bonus of a local Chicago hit. Names like Muddy Waters, Howlin? Wolf, Sunnyland Slim, Elmore James, Floyd Jones, J B Lenoir, Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter.What these recordings actually did was inspire British and American teenagers to change the course of rock music forever.

Disk 1:
Track Title Artist
1 Black Angel Blues Robert Nighthawk
2 Big Town Playboy Little Johnny Jones
3 I Love My Whiskey Big Bill Broonzy & His Fat Four
4 Shame On You Baby St Louis Jimmy
5 Everytime I Get To Drinkin' Sunnyland Slim
6 Rollin' Stone Muddy Waters
7 That's All Right Jimmy Rogers
8 Train Time Memphis Slim
9 I'm Gonna Dig Myself A Hole Robert Jr. Lockwood & His Band
10 Dust My Broom Robert Jr. Lockwood
11 Long Distance Call Muddy Waters
12 The World's In Tangle Jimmy Rogers
13 Five Long Years Eddie Boyd
14 Bluecoat Man Eddie Boyd
15 How Many More Years Howlin Wolf
16 Moanin' At Midnight Howlin Wolf
17 She Moves Me Muddy Waters
18 Dark Road Floyd Jones
19 Farmer's Blues Homesick James
20 Lonesome Old Train Homesick James
21 Juke Little Walter
22 Off The Wall Little Walter
23 I'm Mad Willie Mabon
24 High & Lonesome Jimmy Reed
25 Just Can't Say Willie Nix
Disk 2:
Track Title Artist
1 I Don't Know Willie Mabon
2 You Don't Have To Go Jimmy Reed
3 I Found My Baby Jimmy Reed
4 24 Hours Eddie Boyd
5 Evening Sun Johnny Shines
6 Brutal Hearted Woman Johnny Shines
7 Please Mr. Doctor Jimmy Eager (Tampa Red)
8 Combination Boogie J. B. Hutto & His Hawks
9 Pet Cream Man J. B. Hutto
10 Crosstown Blues Snooky Pryor
11 I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man Muddy Walters
12 Hard Hearted Woman Big Walter Horton
13 Back Home To Mama Big Walter Horton
14 She Just Won't Do Right Elmore James
15 Country Boogie Elmore James
16 Schooldays On My Mind Floyd Jones
17 Cool Playing Blues Curtis Jones
18 Wrong Blues Curtis Jones
19 Which One Do I Love Big Boy Spires
20 Weeping Willow Blues L.C Mckinley
21 Be My Companion Blues L.C Mckinley
22 Which One Do I Love Big Boy Spires
23 Evil Howlin Wolf
24 Mama Talk To Your Daughter J.B Lenoir
25 Lights Out Little Walter
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