VARIOUS – DEALING WITH THE DEVIL’S MUSIC – BLUESMEN IN BRITAIN
Artist: VARIOUS ARTISTS
The late 1950s and into the 1960s saw a burgeoning Blues scene in Britain which provided a touring outlet for American Blues artists. This CD showcases four of them, Little Brother Montgomery, Jimmy Cotton, Memphis Slim and Speckled Red. The Little Brother Montgomery and Jimmy Cotton sides appear for the first time on CD and the Memphis Slim and Speckled Red sides have never been issued before.
LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY: Keep Drinking; Farish Street Jive; New Vicksburg Blues; Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie; Cow Cow Blues; Chinee Man Blues; Old Maid Blues; Canadian Sunset. JIMMY COTTON: Dealing With The Devil; Standing Around Crying; Slow & Easy; Rock Me Mama; Jimmy’s Jump; Decoration Day Blues; Polly Put The Kettle On; Goin’ Down Slow. MEMPHIS SLIM: Rock ‘n’ Roll Boogie; Every Day I Have The Blues; I Can’t Get No Mail; Walkin’ The Boogie; Beer Drinkin’ Woman; Misery; Pee Wee’s Blues. SPECKLED RED: Little Girl; Early In The Morning; Oh, Red.