T-Bone Blues [Atlantic]

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All Music Guide - Bill Dahl
The last truly indispensable disc of the great guitar hero's career, and perhaps the most innately satisfying of all, these mid-'50s recordings boast magnificent presence, with T-Bone Walker's axe so crisp and clear it seems as though he's sitting right next to you as he delivers a luxurious remake of "Call It Stormy Monday." Atlantic took some chances with Walker, dispatching him to Chicago for a 1955 date with Junior Wells and Jimmy Rogers that produced "Why Not" and "Papa Ain't Salty." Even better were the 1956-1957 L.A. dates that produced the scalding instrumental "Two Bones and a Pick" which finds Walker dueling it out with nephew R.S....
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bill Dahl
The last truly indispensable disc of the great guitar hero's career, and perhaps the most innately satisfying of all, these mid-'50s recordings boast magnificent presence, with T-Bone Walker's axe so crisp and clear it seems as though he's sitting right next to you as he delivers a luxurious remake of "Call It Stormy Monday." Atlantic took some chances with Walker, dispatching him to Chicago for a 1955 date with Junior Wells and Jimmy Rogers that produced "Why Not" and "Papa Ain't Salty." Even better were the 1956-1957 L.A. dates that produced the scalding instrumental "Two Bones and a Pick" which finds Walker dueling it out with nephew R.S. Rankin and jazzman Barney Kessel.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Atlantic
  • UPC: 075678195426
  • Catalog Number: 8020
  • Sales rank: 38,007

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Papa Ain't Salty (2:45)
  2. 2 Why Not (2:44)
  3. 3 T-Bone Shuffle (2:47)
  4. 4 Play on Little Girl (2:29)
  5. 5 T-Bone Blues Special (2:28)
  6. 6 Mean Old World (4:05)
  7. 7 T-Bone Blues (3:45)
  8. 8 Stormy Monday (3:03)
  9. 9 Blues for Marili (4:18)
  10. 10 Shufflin' the Blues (3:20)
  11. 11 Evening (2:37)
  12. 12 Two Bones and a Pick (2:47)
  13. 13 You Don't Know What You're Doing (1:43)
  14. 14 How Long Blues (5:15)
  15. 15 Blues Rock (2:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
T-Bone Walker Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Lloyd Glenn Piano
Junior Wells Harmonica
Plas Johnson Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Barney Kessel Guitar
John Young Piano
Eddie Chamblee Tenor Saxophone
Oscar Lee Bradley Drums
Joe Comfort Bass
Mack Easton Baritone Saxophone
Goon Gardner Alto Saxophone
William K. "Billy" Hadnott Bass
LeRoy Jackson Drums
Ray Johnson Piano
Raymond Johnson Piano
Ransom Knowling Bass
Earl Palmer Drums
R.S. Rankin Guitar
Jimmy Rogers Guitar
Technical Credits
Ahmet Ertegun Producer
Nesuhi Ertegun Producer
Bob Porter Reissue Producer
Jerry Wexler Producer
Ralph J. Gleason Liner Notes
Zal Schreiber Mastering
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