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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 Smith Crazy Blues
2.Blind Lemmon Jefferson Black Snake Moan
3.Charley Patton Pony Blues
4.Memphis Minnie Me And My Chauffeur Blues
5.Robert Johnson Crossroad Blues
6.Blind Willie Mctell Broke Down Engine Blues
7.Big Bill Broonzy Key To The Highway
8.Pete Johnson & Big Joe Turner Roll 'em Pete
9.Muddy Waters Mannish Boy
10.Howlin' Wolf Come Back Home
11.T-Bone Walker Stormy Monday Blues
12.Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup That's All Right
13.Elmore James It Hurts Me Too
14.John Lee Hooker Boom Boom
15.B.B. King Ain't Nobody Home
16.Sonny Boy Williamson Night Time Is The Right Time
17.Buddy Guy Try To Quit You Baby
18.Albert King Born Under A Bad Sign
19.Albert Collins Ice Pick
20.Hound Dog Taylor Give Me Back My Wig
21.R.L. Burnside Goin' Down South
22.Ali Farka Toure Erdi