I Did It All [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Just in case the lyrics of the loopy strut that gives Chick Willis' umpteenth album its title are too subtle, the cover photo shows the ribald bluesman in a thematically appropriate pose with his guitar. And then, to drive the point home, the album ends with an even longer and even dirtier take on the same tune. No, Chick Willis has never been about good taste, bless him, and I Did It All is more of the same: old-school electric rhythm and blues with raunchy lyrics that are good-humored enough never to quite tip over into rank obscenity. As with all of Willis' albums, I Did It All is patchy, with a few songs like "I Love You Sweetheart" that stretch a lightweight, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Just in case the lyrics of the loopy strut that gives Chick Willis' umpteenth album its title are too subtle, the cover photo shows the ribald bluesman in a thematically appropriate pose with his guitar. And then, to drive the point home, the album ends with an even longer and even dirtier take on the same tune. No, Chick Willis has never been about good taste, bless him, and I Did It All is more of the same: old-school electric rhythm and blues with raunchy lyrics that are good-humored enough never to quite tip over into rank obscenity. As with all of Willis' albums, I Did It All is patchy, with a few songs like "I Love You Sweetheart" that stretch a lightweight, horn-driven Chicago blues vamp on for at least a couple minutes longer than is absolutely necessary. But then there's a song as unexpected and delightfully strange as "Little Old Blues Man," which features kitschy orchestral sweetening balancing an atypically trebly, almost metallic guitar line that occasionally threatens to dissolve into weird post-punk atonality.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/18/2006
  • Label: Cml Records
  • UPC: 617917715233
  • Catalog Number: 71542

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Did It All (4:24)
  2. 2 Easy Blues (3:40)
  3. 3 Married to Four Women (3:42)
  4. 4 I Like It Like That (4:38)
  5. 5 You Are Not the Woman (5:45)
  6. 6 She Got It (5:27)
  7. 7 I Love You Sweetheart (5:25)
  8. 8 I'm Coming to See You Baby (3:47)
  9. 9 Let Me Jack You Baby (4:32)
  10. 10 Little Old Blues Man (3:57)
  11. 11 You Can't Run (5:17)
  12. 12 I Did It All (6:54)
  13. 13 Bonus Material
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chick Willis Primary Artist, Guitar
Zakiya Hooker Background Vocals
Jeff Dean Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Chick Willis Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
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