Back Country Suite/Local Color

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This set collects Mose Allison's first two albums as a bandleader, Back Country Suite and Local Color, which were both originally issued as LPs by Prestige Records in 1957 in a single package, and here they prove wonderful and seamless two-fer. Back Country Suite was recorded on March 7, 1957 with Allison on piano and occasional vocals, most notably on "Blues," which the Who made more famous decades later as "Young Man's Blues", Taylor La Fargue on bass and Frank Isola on drums, while Local Color was recorded November 8 that same year and finds Allison on piano, vocals including the wonderful "Parchman Farm", and trumpet on a fine version of "Trouble in Mind", Addison ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This set collects Mose Allison's first two albums as a bandleader, Back Country Suite and Local Color, which were both originally issued as LPs by Prestige Records in 1957 in a single package, and here they prove wonderful and seamless two-fer. Back Country Suite was recorded on March 7, 1957 with Allison on piano and occasional vocals, most notably on "Blues," which the Who made more famous decades later as "Young Man's Blues", Taylor La Fargue on bass and Frank Isola on drums, while Local Color was recorded November 8 that same year and finds Allison on piano, vocals including the wonderful "Parchman Farm", and trumpet on a fine version of "Trouble in Mind", Addison Farmer on bass, and Nick Stabulas on drums.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/7/2010
  • Label: Ais
  • EAN: 8436028694723
  • Catalog Number: 2869472
  • Sales rank: 78,535

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 New Ground (2:05)
  2. 2 Train (1:50)
  3. 3 Warm Night (1:47)
  4. 4 Blues (1:28)
  5. 5 Saturday (1:24)
  6. 6 Scamper (2:15)
  7. 7 January (1:38)
  8. 8 Promised Land (2:03)
  9. 9 Spring Song (1:23)
  10. 10 Highway (1:39)
  11. 11 Blueberry Hill (3:00)
  12. 12 You Won't Let Me Go (3:46)
  13. 13 I Thought About You (3:53)
  14. 14 One Room Country Shack (3:05)
  15. 15 In Salah (3:45)
  16. 16 Carnival (3:03)
  17. 17 Parchman Farm (3:20)
  18. 18 Crepuscular Air (3:46)
  19. 19 Mojo Woman (4:07)
  20. 20 Town (3:26)
  21. 21 Trouble in Mind (3:18)
  22. 22 Lost Mind (3:34)
  23. 23 I'll Never Be Free (5:40)
  24. 24 Don't Ever Say Goodbye (3:15)
  25. 25 Ain't You a Mess (2:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mose Allison Primary Artist, Piano, Trumpet, Vocals
Addison Farmer Bass
Frank Isola Drums
Taylor La Fargue Bass
Nick Stabulas Drums
Technical Credits
Percy Mayfield Composer
Mose Allison Composer
Mercy Dee Walton Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Dom Cerulli Liner Notes
Don Gold Liner Notes
Arnold Marcus Liner Notes
Ira Geller Liner Notes, Original Liner Notes
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