Big Blues Extravaganza!: The Best of Austin City Limits

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
As the third volume of Columbia's Austin City Limits series, this one shines the spotlight on the cornucopia of blues treasures from the show's rich history. The big tickets here include Lightnin' Hopkins' lion-in-winter performance of "Rock Me Baby" complete with screeching wah-wah pedal, Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Love Struck Baby," his brother Jimmie's tribute to him on "Six Strings Down," Albert Collins' "Travelin' South," and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown's "Born in Louisiana." Performances from Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Keb' Mo', B.B. King, W.C. Clark, the Neville Brothers, Miss Lavelle White, Dr. John, Rory Block, and Delbert McClinton complete ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
As the third volume of Columbia's Austin City Limits series, this one shines the spotlight on the cornucopia of blues treasures from the show's rich history. The big tickets here include Lightnin' Hopkins' lion-in-winter performance of "Rock Me Baby" complete with screeching wah-wah pedal, Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Love Struck Baby," his brother Jimmie's tribute to him on "Six Strings Down," Albert Collins' "Travelin' South," and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown's "Born in Louisiana." Performances from Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Keb' Mo', B.B. King, W.C. Clark, the Neville Brothers, Miss Lavelle White, Dr. John, Rory Block, and Delbert McClinton complete this excellent package.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972387727
  • Catalog Number: 723877
  • Sales rank: 72,760

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Travelin' South (4:37)
  2. 2 Rock Me Baby (3:46)
  3. 3 Love Struck Baby (3:00)
  4. 4 Six Strings Down - Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt-A-Whirl Band (4:13)
  5. 5 I've Never Found a Man to Love (3:33)
  6. 6 Tell Everybody I Know (3:29)
  7. 7 Born In Louisiana (4:18)
  8. 8 Since I Fell For You (4:34)
  9. 9 Mary Had A Little Lamb (5:28)
  10. 10 Queen Bee - Taj Mahal (5:46)
  11. 11 Yellow Moon (6:14)
  12. 12 Big Road Blues (2:13)
  13. 13 Ain't It Funny How Time Slips Away (5:29)
  14. 14 Night Life (6:15)
  15. 15 Leap of Faith (4:02)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Rory Block Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Buddy Guy Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Delbert McClinton Harmonica, Vocals, Track Performer
Taj Mahal Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Dr. John Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Aaron Neville Vocals
Art Neville Keyboards, Vocals
Neville Brothers Track Performer
Danny Barker Guitar
Albert Collins Guitar, Vocals
Ronnie Cuber Saxophone
Charles Neville Saxophone, Vocals
Denny Freeman Organ
Sam Hopkins Guitar
Chris Belleau Trombone
Jon Blondell Trombone
James Bolden Trumpet
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown Guitar, Vocals
Bill Campbell Guitar
W.C. Clark Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Rudy Costa Saxophone
Harold Floyd Bass
Johnny B. Gayden Bass
Ben Harper Slide Guitar
Clarence Holliman Guitar
Scott Holt Rhythm Guitar
Lightnin' Hopkins Track Performer
Steve Howard Trumpet
Herman Jackson Drums
Russell Jackson Bass
Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
B.B. King Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Joe Krown Organ
Chris Layton Drums
Jonell Mosser Vocals
Cyril Neville Percussion, Vocals
Gary Nicholson Guitar
Derek O'Brien Guitar, Trombone
Riley Osbourne Keyboards
Calvin Owens Trumpet
David Peters Drums
Federico Pol Bass
James Polk Keyboards
George Rains Drums
Soko Richardson Drums
Big Chief Smiley Ricks Percussion
Bill "Foots" Samuel Saxophone
Tommy Shannon Bass
Jon Smith Tenor Saxophone
Kester Smith Drums
Fred Staehle Drums
Dennis Taylor Tenor Saxophone
Terry Townson Trumpet
Alvin "Red" Tyler Tenor Saxophone
Jimmie Vaughan Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Stevie Ray Vaughan Guitar, Track Performer
Leon Warren Guitar
Ronald Wilson Bass
Reese Wynans Organ, Keyboards
Keb' Mo' Track Performer
Dennis King Vocals
Brian Stoltz Guitar
Michael Duke Keyboards
Terry Manuel Keyboards, Vocals
Charlie Miller Trumpet
Bill Rich Bass
James R. Horn Saxophone
Lavelle White Track Performer
Eric Demmer Saxophone
Larry Fulcher Bass, Vocals
Barry Smith Drums
Don Wise Saxophone
Willie Green Drums
John Mills Saxophone
Joellen R. Friedkin Keyboards
Sergio González Drums
Bryan Owings Drums
Nick Daniels III Bass, Vocals
Alicia Jones Background Vocals
Judy Arnold Background Vocals
Gary Slechta Trumpet
Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt-A-Whirl Band Track Performer
Technical Credits
Taj Mahal Composer
Willie Nelson Composer
Walt Breeland Composer
Paul Buskirk Composer
David Hough Engineer
B.B. King Composer
Stevie Ray Vaughan Composer
Charmaine Neville Composer
Jerry Tubb Mastering
Joe Josea Composer
Alice Butts Artwork
Bill Arhos Executive Producer
Billy Lee Myers Jr. Engineer
Mike Stewart Producer
Terry Lickona Producer
Billy L. Myers Jr. Engineer
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