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Various Artists / Blues, The
Album:Blues, The Collection:Blues
Artist:Various Artists Added:02/2007
Label:World Music Network 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-02-18 Pull Date:2007-04-22 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:1 Apr25 Mar18 Mar11 Mar4 Mar25 Feb
Airplays:221445

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 28 Oct 10:DJ Gizmo
American Grandstand: Mississippi Blues
4.Wed, 28 Mar 07:Susanna
Old New Borrowed & Blues and then some...special guests James C and Chris B
2.Thu, 15 Oct 09:DJ Gizmo
American Grandstand: Delta Blues special
5.Sun, 25 Mar 07:Wedge
Rorschach's Dance
3.Sat, 05 Jan 08:Decca
2008 Blues Marathon - the final part
6.Thu, 22 Mar 07:Sunshine
Sunshine ... in the Afternoon

Album Review
The Byrd of Paradise
Reviewed 2007-02-20 
Classic collection of blues from the 1920s to right now. Male, female. Country, city. Old horn bands to electric guitar.

1. Old time horn band w/female vocal
2. Solo acoustic guitar wailin' male vocal
3. Old funky recording - great solo performance
4. Multiple acoustic strings - clear recording, serious female vocal
5. Classic original guitar & vocal -- Ooohhhhh
6. Serious 12-string acoustic - falsetto vocal
7. Small acoustic band - classic chestnut
8. Rockin' solo boogie piano with young Big Joe Turner
9. Live Muddy Waters - Late 1970s ooohhhh
10. Country meets the city. The Wolf.
11. Funky electric T-Bone Walker
12. Small acoustic band - original chestnut
13. Classic lowdown electric slide
14. The song that made John Lee famous
15. Big band up tempo boogalooin' B.B.
16. Serious harmonica with English rock idols
17. Classic swingin' early Buddy Guy
18. Funky Albert King classic
19. Funky in yo face Albert Collins
20. Fuzz tone guitar - small band romp - Whiskey soaked vocals
21. Mississippi meets hip hop
22. Big sound - African blues chanting, rapping, haunting

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Mamie SmithCrazy Blues
2.Blind Lemmon JeffersonBlack Snake Moan
3.Charley PattonPony Blues
4.Memphis MinnieMe And My Chauffeur Blues
5.Robert JohnsonCrossroad Blues
6.Blind Willie MctellBroke Down Engine Blues
7.Big Bill BroonzyKey To The Highway
8.Pete Johnson & Big Joe TurnerRoll 'em Pete
9.Muddy WatersMannish Boy
10.Howlin' WolfCome Back Home
11.T-Bone WalkerStormy Monday Blues
12.Arthur "Big Boy" CrudupThat's All Right
13.Elmore JamesIt Hurts Me Too
14.John Lee HookerBoom Boom
15.B.B. KingAin't Nobody Home
16.Sonny Boy WilliamsonNight Time Is The Right Time
17.Buddy GuyTry To Quit You Baby
18.Albert KingBorn Under A Bad Sign
19.Albert CollinsIce Pick
20.Hound Dog TaylorGive Me Back My Wig
21.R.L. BurnsideGoin' Down South
22.Ali Farka ToureErdi