Delmark: 60 Years of Blues

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All Music Guide - Mark Deming
In 1953, Bob Koester, owner of one of Chicago's best record stores, decided to start his own record label to give the city's best new artists a chance to be heard on vinyl. Sixty years later, Delmark Records has grown into one of America's most celebrated independent jazz and blues labels, with a catalog featuring some of the most influential artists in their fields, and this collection features a handful of rare and unreleased recordings from Delmark's blues archives. Delmark: 60 Years of Blues includes never before heard performances by Junior Wells (featuring Otis Spann), the Little Walter Trio (with Muddy Waters), Magic Sam, Big Joe Williams, and Sleepy John Estes, as ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Deming
In 1953, Bob Koester, owner of one of Chicago's best record stores, decided to start his own record label to give the city's best new artists a chance to be heard on vinyl. Sixty years later, Delmark Records has grown into one of America's most celebrated independent jazz and blues labels, with a catalog featuring some of the most influential artists in their fields, and this collection features a handful of rare and unreleased recordings from Delmark's blues archives. Delmark: 60 Years of Blues includes never before heard performances by Junior Wells (featuring Otis Spann), the Little Walter Trio (with Muddy Waters), Magic Sam, Big Joe Williams, and Sleepy John Estes, as well as classic sides from Lurrie Bell, Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire, Tail Dragger, Eddie C. Campbell, and many more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/5/2013
  • Label: Delmark
  • UPC: 038153091729
  • Catalog Number: 917
  • Sales rank: 211,476

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 When They Played the Real Blues - Studebaker John's Maxwell Street Kings (3:58)
  2. 2 Rock Me Baby - Junior Wells (5:52)
  3. 3 Raffle Ticket - Linsey Alexander (5:54)
  4. 4 I Don't Want No Woman - Magic Sam (3:43)
  5. 5 Fifty/Fifty - Quintus McCormick (3:23)
  6. 6 Just Keep Lovin' Her - The Little Walter Trio (2:16)
  7. 7 Oh, Mademoiselle - Giles Corey (4:33)
  8. 8 Big World - Eddie C. Campbell (3:31)
  9. 9 "44" Blues - Big Joe Williams (2:09)
  10. 10 Blues Train - Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire (4:08)
  11. 11 She's A Good 'Un - Lurrie Bell (4:40)
  12. 12 Let's Live It Up! - Mississippi Heat (3:53)
  13. 13 Key to the Highway - Detroit Junior (2:41)
  14. 14 Tend to Your Business - Tail Dragger (4:26)
  15. 15 Stop That Thing - Sleepy John Estes (3:25)
  16. 16 John the Conquer Root - Toronzo Cannon (6:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Billy Branch Harmonica
Eddie C. Campbell Guitar, Vocals
Sleepy John Estes Guitar, Vocals
Little Walter Harmonica, Vocals
Louis Myers Guitar
Hammie Nixon Harmonica, Jug
Junior Wells Harmonica, Vocals
Big Joe Williams Vocals
Lurrie Bell Guitar, Vocals
Kenny Anderson Trumpet
Baby Face Leroy Guitar, Bass Drums
Fred Below Drums
Marty Binder Drums
Steve Cushing Drums
Detroit Junior Piano, Vocals
Bob Halaj Bass
Willie Hayes Drums
Willie Henderson Baritone Saxophone
Studebaker John Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Earnest Johnson Bass
Rick Kreher Guitar
Magic Sam Guitar, Vocals
Muddy Waters Guitar
Chuck Parrish Trumpet
Ted Reynolds Harmonica
Bob Richey Drums
Melvin Smith Bass
Otis Spann Piano
Bob Stroger Bass
Hank Ford Tenor Saxophone
Karl Outten Organ
Mike Wheeler Guitar
Brian Jones Drums
Larry Williams Bass
Deitra Farr Background Vocals
Linsey Alexander Guitar, Vocals
Roosevelt Purifoy Organ, Piano
Greg McDaniel Bass
Pierre Lacocque Harmonica
Kenny Smith Drums
Giles Corey Guitar, Vocals
Tony Dale Drums, Background Vocals
Marty Sammon Clavinet
Stephen Howard Bass
Kevin Shanahan Guitar
James Wilson Drums
Chris "Hambone" Cameron Organ
Joewaun Scott Bass
Sharon Lewis Vocals
Toronzo Cannon Guitar, Vocals
Dario Golliday Bass
Quintus McCormick Guitar, Vocals
Bruce James Guitar, Background Vocals
Rick King Drums, Tambourine
Juli Wood Baritone Saxophone
Tail Dragger Vocals
Big Mojo Elem Bass
Andrew Thomas Drums
Omar Coleman Harmonica
Inetta Visor Vocals
Sam Burkhardt Tenor Saxophone
Jeremiah Thomas Drums
Lawrence Gladney Guitar
Breezy Rodio Guitar
Lovely "JR" Jones Bass
Technical Credits
Big Bill Broonzy Composer
Eddie C. Campbell Composer
Sleepy John Estes Composer
Hammie Nixon Composer
Robert G. Koester Producer
McKinley Morganfield Composer
Don Robey Composer
David Whiteis Liner Notes
Linsey Alexander Composer
Walter Jacobs Composer
Charles Segar Composer
Pierre Lacocque Composer
Traditional Composer
Giles Corey Composer
Steve Wagner Producer
Jim Charne Producer
Sharon Lewis Composer
John Froehlich Cover Art
Toronzo Cannon Composer
John Grimaldi Composer
James Y. Jones Composer
Quintus McCormick Composer
John Eskridge Composer
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