The Best of Amos Milburn: Down the Road Apiece

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Pianist Amos Milburn mixed boogie-woogie with vocal energy and intensity to forge a style that was among early R&B's most exciting and appealing. Milburn's 1940s and '50s singles were sometimes fiery and sometimes silly, ranging from drinking songs and celebratory uptempo numbers to stomping instrumentals and an occasional blues or love tune. This excellent 26-track anthology contains such classic Milburn anthems as "Chickenshack Boogie," "One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer," "Let's Have A Party," and "Bad, Bad Whiskey," as well as lesser-known but just as spirited romps. The mastering bolsters the sound, but doesn't deaden it, while Joseph Laredo's liner notes clearly and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Pianist Amos Milburn mixed boogie-woogie with vocal energy and intensity to forge a style that was among early R&B's most exciting and appealing. Milburn's 1940s and '50s singles were sometimes fiery and sometimes silly, ranging from drinking songs and celebratory uptempo numbers to stomping instrumentals and an occasional blues or love tune. This excellent 26-track anthology contains such classic Milburn anthems as "Chickenshack Boogie," "One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer," "Let's Have A Party," and "Bad, Bad Whiskey," as well as lesser-known but just as spirited romps. The mastering bolsters the sound, but doesn't deaden it, while Joseph Laredo's liner notes clearly and completely outline Milburn's musical and cultural/historical significance.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/23/1996
  • Label: Indent Series
  • UPC: 762185127827
  • Catalog Number: 27229

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Amos Milburn Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
Technical Credits
Amos Milburn Composer
Thomas Maxwell Davis Composer
Ron Furmanek Producer
Bruce Harris Executive Producer
Kevin Reeves Engineer
J. Smith Composer
Rudy Toombs Composer
Steve Kolanjian Track Annotations
Joseph F. Laredo Liner Notes
Henry Marquez Art Direction
Joel Whitburn Chart Information
LuAnn Graffeo Art Direction
Chuck Calhoun Composer
Florence Cadrez Composer
Lola Anne Cullum Composer
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