Crucial Texas Blues

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Opening with the ageless Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown's "She Walks Right In" and continuing through the ferocious duel guitars of Johnny Copeland and Albert Collins on "Lion's Den," the Fats Domino-like stroll of Katie Webster and Lonnie Brooks on "Those Lonely, Lonely Nights," and the funky "Standing on Shaky Ground" by Delbert McClinton, this sampler of Texas players on the Alligator Records roster shows a surprising diversity of approaches to contemporary blues. An obvious highlight here is "Richest Man" by East Texan C.J. Chenier, a slow, simmering ballad that hints at zydeco with its well-placed horns and accordions, but ends up being pure blues when all is said and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Opening with the ageless Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown's "She Walks Right In" and continuing through the ferocious duel guitars of Johnny Copeland and Albert Collins on "Lion's Den," the Fats Domino-like stroll of Katie Webster and Lonnie Brooks on "Those Lonely, Lonely Nights," and the funky "Standing on Shaky Ground" by Delbert McClinton, this sampler of Texas players on the Alligator Records roster shows a surprising diversity of approaches to contemporary blues. An obvious highlight here is "Richest Man" by East Texan C.J. Chenier, a slow, simmering ballad that hints at zydeco with its well-placed horns and accordions, but ends up being pure blues when all is said and done. All in all, this is a decent sampler of Alligator's wares, with enough sameness to feel like the tracks belong together, and enough difference to keep things fresh.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/24/2004
  • Label: Alligator Records
  • UPC: 014551011828
  • Catalog Number: 510118
  • Sales rank: 96,029

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 She Walks Right In - Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown (3:08)
  2. 2 Lion's Den - Johnny Copeland (3:58)
  3. 3 Both Ends of the Road (5:02)
  4. 4 Midnight Hour Blues (3:25)
  5. 5 Those Lonely, Lonely Nights (4:57)
  6. 6 Street Walkin' Woman (4:23)
  7. 7 Tin Pan Alley (5:51)
  8. 8 450 Pound Woman (2:18)
  9. 9 Richest Man (4:30)
  10. 10 Standing on Shaky Ground (4:06)
  11. 11 I'm Coming Down With the Blues - Marcia Ball (4:01)
  12. 12 Too Many Dirty Dishes - Albert Collins (6:53)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Floyd Dixon Composer
Curtis Jones Composer
Albert Collins Composer
Don Covay Composer
Long John Hunter Composer
Jeffrey Bowen Composer
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown Composer
Jonathan Foose Composer
Bruce Iglauer Producer
John Newton Composer
Tary Owens Composer
Bob DePugh Producer
Alphonso Boyd Composer
Jack White Composer
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