Heritage of the Blues: The Best of Phillip Walker

Heritage of the Blues: The Best of Phillip Walker

by Phillip Walker
     
 

Heritage of the Blues: The Best of Phillip Walker rounds up 12 highlights from his '70s and '80s Playboy, Joliet, Rounder, and High Tone recordings. The Louisiana-born, Texas-raised Walker made records that were gritty, yet they still remained solid, soul-inflected contemporary blues albums. The bulk of the highlights from his records,See more details below

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Heritage of the Blues: The Best of Phillip Walker rounds up 12 highlights from his '70s and '80s Playboy, Joliet, Rounder, and High Tone recordings. The Louisiana-born, Texas-raised Walker made records that were gritty, yet they still remained solid, soul-inflected contemporary blues albums. The bulk of the highlights from his records, including "Someday You'll Have These Blues," "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark," and "Laughin' & Clownin'," are featured, making this a fine introduction to Walker's most popular recordings. If you like what you hear, check out Bottom of the Top and Tough as I Want to Be.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/24/2003
Label:
Hightone Records
UPC:
0012928815727
catalogNumber:
8157

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Phillip Walker   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Memphis Horns   Horn
Chops Anthony   Trumpet
Bruno   Guitar
Sammie Coleman   Trumpet
Samuel Cross   Baritone Saxophone
David   Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Alan DeVille   Trumpet
Nathaniel Dove   Piano
Archie Francis   Drums
Wayne Jackson   Trumpet
Curtis Johnson   Bass
Karen Kraft   Background Vocals
Freeman Lacy   Tenor Saxophone
Andrew Love   Tenor Saxophone
Glenway McTeer   Drums
Joel Peskin   Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
Jimi Stewart   Keyboards
James "Son" Thomas   Bass
Milton Thomas   Percussion
Aaron Tucker   Drums
Johnny Tucker   Drums
Dennis Walker   Bass
Ike Williams   Trumpet
Arthur Woods   Piano
Jimmy Vaughn   Piano
Teddy Reynolds   Piano
Art Hillary   Piano
Charles Jones   Bass
Steve Smith   Trumpet
Bill Murray   Piano
John Banks   Organ

Technical Credits

Memphis Horns   Horn Arrangements
Bob Stone   Engineer,Remastering
Bruce Bromberg   Producer
Bill Dashiell   Engineer
Ed Fournier   Engineer
Frank Scott   Liner Notes
Dennis Walker   Producer
Cindy Pascarello   Graphic Design
Robert Geddins   Composer
S. Cooke   Composer

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