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The Slide Guitar: Bottles, Knives, & Steel, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD is a hodgepodge sampling of blues records featuring mostly pre-war slide guitarists ranging from the simplicity of Barbecue Bob who was much better-known as a pianist and Sylvester Weaver to the sophistication of Blind Willie McTell backing Ruth Willis on "Experience Blues" and Tampa Red. Among the highlights are Blind Willie Johnson's wordless "Dark Was the Night" and Tampa Red's goodtime "You Can't Get That Stuff No More" and also featured are Charley Patton, Blind Boy Fuller, Leadbelly, Casey Bill Weldon, Buddy Woods, Robert Johnson, Bukka White, Sister O.M. Terrell and Son House. With the exception of two later cuts, all of the music which includes a pair of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD is a hodgepodge sampling of blues records featuring mostly pre-war slide guitarists ranging from the simplicity of Barbecue Bob who was much better-known as a pianist and Sylvester Weaver to the sophistication of Blind Willie McTell backing Ruth Willis on "Experience Blues" and Tampa Red. Among the highlights are Blind Willie Johnson's wordless "Dark Was the Night" and Tampa Red's goodtime "You Can't Get That Stuff No More" and also featured are Charley Patton, Blind Boy Fuller, Leadbelly, Casey Bill Weldon, Buddy Woods, Robert Johnson, Bukka White, Sister O.M. Terrell and Son House. With the exception of two later cuts, all of the music which includes a pair of previously unreleased selections dates from 1927-40. An interesting if not quite essential sampler.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972458526
  • Catalog Number: 724585
  • Sales rank: 58,463

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Barbecue Bob Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Big Bill Broonzy Guitar
Blind Boy Fuller Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
John Hammond Jr. Track Performer
Blind Willie Johnson Voices, Track Performer, Humming
Lead Belly Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Blind Willie McTell Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Track Performer
Charley Patton Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Sylvester Weaver Guitar, Track Performer
Bukka White Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Walter Beasley Guitar
Tampa Red Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Casey Bill Weldon Steel Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Buddy Woods Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Black Bob Hudson Piano
Son House Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Robert Johnson Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Charlie McCoy Mandolin
Washboard Sam Washboard
Ruth Mary Willis Vocals, Track Performer
Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey Piano
Sister O.M. Terrell Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Weaver & Beasley Track Performer
Technical Credits
Blind Willie Johnson Composer, Contributor
Lead Belly Composer
Blind Willie McTell Composer
Sylvester Weaver Composer
Bukka White Composer
Walter Beasley Composer
W.C. Handy Composer
Alan Lomax Composer
John A. Lomax Composer
Richard K. Spottswood Liner Notes
Lawrence Cohn Producer
Howard Fritzson Art Direction
Sam Theard Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    SECOND TIME AROUND JUST AS GOOD

    BOUGHT TO REPLACE CDS THAT WERE STOLEN OUT OF MY CAR. STIL LAS GOOD AS WHEN I FIRST GOT IT

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