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Junior's Blues: The Duke Recordings, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
After the non-success of "Mystery Train" on the R&B charts, Parker jumped contract and signed with Don Robey's Houston-based Duke Records. With his smooth vocal approach, Parker clearly envisioned himself as the next Roy or Charles Brown. But from the evidence of these early sides, it's clear that Robey wanted to piggyback off the success of the Sun sound. Tracks like "I Wanna Ramble" were virtual carbon copies of the "Feelin' Good" riff and Parker's recasting of old favorites like Robert Johnson's "Sweet Home Chicago," Roosevelt Sykes's "Driving Wheel," "Yonder's Wall" and "Mother-In-Law Blues," were all clearly in the down-home vein that Parker felt was too "old timey" ...
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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
After the non-success of "Mystery Train" on the R&B charts, Parker jumped contract and signed with Don Robey's Houston-based Duke Records. With his smooth vocal approach, Parker clearly envisioned himself as the next Roy or Charles Brown. But from the evidence of these early sides, it's clear that Robey wanted to piggyback off the success of the Sun sound. Tracks like "I Wanna Ramble" were virtual carbon copies of the "Feelin' Good" riff and Parker's recasting of old favorites like Robert Johnson's "Sweet Home Chicago," Roosevelt Sykes's "Driving Wheel," "Yonder's Wall" and "Mother-In-Law Blues," were all clearly in the down-home vein that Parker felt was too "old timey" for an up-to-date musician/vocalist of his caliber. His first big hit for the label, the horn-driven "Next Time You See Me" is here with others in the same vein, but this otherwise excellent collection is curiously missing "Pretty Baby," Parker's version of Howlin' Wolf's "Riding in the Moonlight," certainly one of his best.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/22/1992
  • Label: Mca
  • UPC: 008811066925
  • Catalog Number: 10669

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Junior Parker Primary Artist, Harmonica, Vocals
Pluma Davis Trombone
Ray Fields Baritone Saxophone
Sonny Freeman Drums
Joe Fritz Alto Saxophone
Pat Hare Guitar
Bill Harvey Tenor Saxophone, Tenor (Vocal)
Otis Jackson Sr. Bass
Jimmy Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Connie McBooker Piano
Dale McJown Piano
Hamp Simmons Bass
Jimmy Stewart Trumpet
Herman "Little Junior" Parker Harmonica, Vocals
Joe Scott Trumpet
Jim Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Technical Credits
Billy Swan Composer
T Bone Burnett Composer
Earl Forest Composer
Bill Harvey Contributor
Andy McKaie Producer, Reissue Producer
Junior Parker Composer
Billy Vera Liner Notes
Vartan Art Direction
Robert Stoughton Remastering
James A. Lane Composer
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