Nobody Loves Me (Everyday I Have the Blues)

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All Music Guide
Memphis Slim bridged the gap between rural juke joint barrelhouse piano and the emerging uptown blues styles of the late '40s. This fine collection of 78s, recorded between 1940 and 1948 on a variety of small labels, illustrates what a fine singer and writer he was, in addition to showcasing his piano skills. The stately title track was written and originally recorded by Slim in 1948, under the title "Nobody Loves Me." Lowell Fulson covered it a few years later, changing its title to "Everyday I Have the Blues," and both B.B. King and Joe Williams had hits with it under that title in 1955. There are two versions of it included here, along with the joyful "Old Taylor" and "Blues at Midnight," which features the great ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Memphis Slim bridged the gap between rural juke joint barrelhouse piano and the emerging uptown blues styles of the late '40s. This fine collection of 78s, recorded between 1940 and 1948 on a variety of small labels, illustrates what a fine singer and writer he was, in addition to showcasing his piano skills. The stately title track was written and originally recorded by Slim in 1948, under the title "Nobody Loves Me." Lowell Fulson covered it a few years later, changing its title to "Everyday I Have the Blues," and both B.B. King and Joe Williams had hits with it under that title in 1955. There are two versions of it included here, along with the joyful "Old Taylor" and "Blues at Midnight," which features the great Jazz Gillum on harmonica. Available at a budget price, this collection of early Memphis Slim classics is a wonderful buy and, combined with one of his later releases like At the Gate of Horn
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/14/2009
  • Label: Wolf Records
  • UPC: 799582600820
  • Catalog Number: 900008
  • Sales rank: 375,645

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Diggin' My Potatoes No. 2 - Peter Chatman & His Washboard Band (2:55)
  2. 2 Miss Ora Lee Blues - Peter Chatman & His Washboard Band (3:04)
  3. 3 Blue Evening Blues - Peter Chatman & His Washboard Band (2:51)
  4. 4 Blues at Midnight - Peter Chatman & His Washboard Band (2:46)
  5. 5 Beer Drinkin' Woman (3:25)
  6. 6 Grinder Man Blues (3:13)
  7. 7 Empty Room Blues (2:57)
  8. 8 Old Taylor (2:48)
  9. 9 I Believe I'll Settle Down (3:12)
  10. 10 Whiskey Store Blues (3:00)
  11. 11 Whiskey and Gin Blues (2:49)
  12. 12 Lend Me Your Love (3:16)
  13. 13 Mistake in Life (2:51)
  14. 14 Grinder Man Blues (3:10)
  15. 15 Slim's Boogie (2:46)
  16. 16 Little Mary (3:15)
  17. 17 Rockin' the House - Memphis Slim & His House Rockers (2:51)
  18. 18 Lend Me Your Love - Memphis Slim & His House Rockers (3:02)
  19. 19 Darling I Miss You - Memphis Slim & His House Rockers (3:10)
  20. 20 Harlem Bound (2:46)
  21. 21 Nobody Loves Me (2:36)
  22. 22 Nobody Loves Me (2:51)
  23. 23 Help Me Some (2:27)
  24. 24 Blue and Lonesome (2:42)
  25. 25 Messin' Around - Memphis Slim & His House Rockers (2:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Memphis Slim Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
Willie Dixon Bass
Alex Atkins Alto Saxophone
Ernest Cotton Tenor Saxophone
Ernest "Big" Crawford Bass
Alfred Elkins Bass
Washboard Sam Washboard
Leroy Bachelor Bass, Vocals
Technical Credits
Bill Dahl Liner Notes
Gerhard Wessely Remastering
Harald Ergott Cover Design
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