Legacy: The Best of Tab Benoit

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Tab Benoit's brand of sharp Louisiana swamp blues is all his own, and for some 20 years now his first album, Nice & Warm, was released by Vanguard Records in 1993 he's been putting it down with refreshing commitment and precision. This solid compilation is drawn from his later albums for Telarc Records he's released ten albums for Telarc, dating back to 1998, and with tracks like the churning and chugging "Muddy Bottom Blues," a live ten-minute version of "Bayou Boogie" a speed boogie that blazes and then flies like a tidal wave, and a subtly rewritten version of Stephen Stills' "For What It's Worth" that brings it all home to Louisiana, this set makes for a great ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Tab Benoit's brand of sharp Louisiana swamp blues is all his own, and for some 20 years now his first album, Nice & Warm, was released by Vanguard Records in 1993 he's been putting it down with refreshing commitment and precision. This solid compilation is drawn from his later albums for Telarc Records he's released ten albums for Telarc, dating back to 1998, and with tracks like the churning and chugging "Muddy Bottom Blues," a live ten-minute version of "Bayou Boogie" a speed boogie that blazes and then flies like a tidal wave, and a subtly rewritten version of Stephen Stills' "For What It's Worth" that brings it all home to Louisiana, this set makes for a great introduction to one of the best young blues players out there.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/3/2012
  • Label: Telarc
  • UPC: 888072333017
  • Catalog Number: 33301
  • Sales rank: 8,621

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Shelter Me (5:07)
  2. 2 Night Train (4:17)
  3. 3 I Put a Spell On You (4:53)
  4. 4 For What It's Worth (5:19)
  5. 5 Nice and Warm (7:40)
  6. 6 Muddy Bottom Blues (4:22)
  7. 7 Darkness (4:41)
  8. 8 Comin' On Strong - Waylon Thibodeaux (3:26)
  9. 9 The Blues is Here To Stay - Cyril Neville (6:03)
  10. 10 Medicine (5:50)
  11. 11 These Arms of Mine (4:17)
  12. 12 Whiskey Store (3:30)
  13. 13 New Orleans Ladies - Jimmy Hall (5:39)
  14. 14 Bayou Boogie (9:59)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tab Benoit Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Soloist
Kenny Neal Guitar
Bruce Katz Organ
Jimmy Hall Harmonica, Vocals
Billy Joe Shaver Vocals
Jimmy Thackery Guitar
Waylon Thibodeaux Fiddle
Rod Carey Bass
Per Hanson Drums
Tony Haselden Banjo, Guitar
Chris Layton Drums
Leon Medica Bass
Cyril Neville Percussion, Vocals
Jim Odom Guitar
Tommy Shannon Bass
Mark Stutso Drums
Darryl White Drums
Reese Wynans Piano, Hammond B3
Anders Osborne Guitar
Cory Duplechin Bass
Nelson Blanchard Keyboards, Background Vocals
David Peters Drums
Carl Dufrene Bass
Louisiana's Leroux Guest Appearance
Jimmy Carpenter Saxophone
Mark Duthu Percussion
Brady Blade Drums
Ken Faltison Hammond B3
Technical Credits
Taj Mahal Composer
Otis Redding Composer
Stephen Stills Composer
Billy Joe Shaver Composer
Tab Benoit Composer, Producer
Julie Miller Composer
Lincoln Clapp Engineer
David Z. Producer, Engineer
Hoyt Garrick Composer
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Composer
Leon Medica Composer
Cyril Neville Composer
Glenn Worf Composer
Steve Drown Engineer
Anders Osborne Composer, Producer
John Swenson Liner Notes
Joe Tarantino Mastering
Randy Labbe Producer
Norman Caesar Composer
Roger Branch Engineer
Philip Gould Cover Photo
Michael James Henderson Composer
Stephen P. Miller Composer
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