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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
T-Bone Walker's fluid guitar lines helped define the role of the electric guitar in the modern recording era, and it's as a guitar player that the blues community generally remembers him. But his smooth yet smoky vocals were every bit as classy as his guitar playing, as this two-disc, 36-track set of sides Walker recorded for the Black & White, Capitol, and Imperial record labels between 1946 and 1955 clearly shows. Highlights here include the fine "Mean Old World," the immortal "Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad)" from 1947, as well as "Blue Mood" and "Love Is Just a Gamble," among others. Standing at the junction of blues, jazz, and R&B, Walker ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
T-Bone Walker's fluid guitar lines helped define the role of the electric guitar in the modern recording era, and it's as a guitar player that the blues community generally remembers him. But his smooth yet smoky vocals were every bit as classy as his guitar playing, as this two-disc, 36-track set of sides Walker recorded for the Black & White, Capitol, and Imperial record labels between 1946 and 1955 clearly shows. Highlights here include the fine "Mean Old World," the immortal "Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad)" from 1947, as well as "Blue Mood" and "Love Is Just a Gamble," among others. Standing at the junction of blues, jazz, and R&B, Walker brought a little something to all of these genres, and with "Stormy Monday," gave the world a classic.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2011
  • Label: Rockbeat Records
  • UPC: 089353302122
  • Catalog Number: 3021
  • Sales rank: 82,492

Album Credits

Performance Credits
T-Bone Walker Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Lloyd Glenn Piano
Freddie Slack Piano
Jack McVea Tenor Saxophone
Oscar Lee Bradley Drums
Teddy Buckner Trumpet
Frank Clarke Bass
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Tenor Saxophone
John W. Davis Bass
Maxwell Davis Tenor Saxophone
Arthur Edwards Vocals
William K. "Billy" Hadnott Bass
Edward Hale Alto Saxophone
Eddie Hutcherson Trumpet
Joe "Red" Kelly Trumpet
Al Killian Trumpet
Zell Kindred Piano
Willard McDaniel Piano
R.S. Rankin Rhythm Guitar
Rabon Tarrant Drums
Jack Trainor Trumpet
Buddy Woodson Bass
Jim Wynn Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Dave Coleman Drums
Jud de Naut Bass
Tommy "Crow" Kahn Piano
Robert "Snake" Sims Drums
Tarrant Drums
Hubert "Bumps" Myers Tenor Saxophone
Technical Credits
Leroy Carr Composer
James Austin Reissue Producer
Dallas Bartley Composer
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Composer
Edward Hale Composer
Billy Moll Composer
Billy Vera Liner Notes, Reissue Producer, Photo Courtesy
Aaron Walker Composer
Dootsie Williams Composer
Murray Mencher Composer
Jessie Mae Robinson Composer
Florence Cadrez Composer
Bernice Carter Composer
Freddie Simon Composer
Richard Reicheg Photo Courtesy
Jerry Peterson Remastering
Paul Reiner Composer
John Cameron Composer
Bernie Anders Composer
John Criner Composer
Harold Oxley Composer
Shifti Henry Composer
Don Howard Caricatures
Jack White Composer
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