Heroes of the Blues: Very Best of Fred Mcdowell [Remastered]

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Discovered by Alan Lomax in 1959, Mississippi Fred McDowell quickly established himself as one of the finest country bluesmen to ever come out of Mississippi. With his strong, nuanced vocals and his rapid, slashing slide style, McDowell had few equals. This collection pulls together several of his mid-'60s recordings, including his signature song "You Gotta Move" made famous by the Rolling Stones, and fine versions of "On the Frisco Line" and "Write Me a Few Lines." McDowell was particularly adept at blues spirituals and "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning" and "Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed," both collected here, are powerful ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Discovered by Alan Lomax in 1959, Mississippi Fred McDowell quickly established himself as one of the finest country bluesmen to ever come out of Mississippi. With his strong, nuanced vocals and his rapid, slashing slide style, McDowell had few equals. This collection pulls together several of his mid-'60s recordings, including his signature song "You Gotta Move" made famous by the Rolling Stones, and fine versions of "On the Frisco Line" and "Write Me a Few Lines." McDowell was particularly adept at blues spirituals and "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning" and "Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed," both collected here, are powerful emotional statements.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/9/2003
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • UPC: 826663025620
  • Catalog Number: 30256
  • Sales rank: 43,362

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mississippi Fred McDowell Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Sleepy John Estes Composer
John Lee Hooker Composer
Bukka White Composer
Mort Shuman Composer
Mississippi Fred McDowell Arranger, Composer
Rev. Gary Davis Composer
Jerry Ragovoy Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Frank Scott Liner Notes
Tom Vickers Executive Producer
Richard Foos Executive Producer
William Stout Cover Illustration
Mike Thomas Remastering
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Traditional Composer
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