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Various Artists / Greatdebaters, The
Album:Greatdebaters, The Collection:Blues
Artist:Various Artists Added:03/2008
Label:Atlantic Records 

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Add Date:2008-03-30 Pull Date:2008-06-01 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:1 Jun25 May18 May11 May4 May27 Apr20 Apr13 Apr
Airplays:11113223

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 02, 2019:blues with a mardi gras feelin'
It's Tight Like That, How Long Before I Change My Clothes, City Of Refuge, Step It Up & Go, That's What My Baby Likes
4.May 27, 2008:Deep Fried and Sanctified
Up Above My Head
2.May 26, 2018:blues with a feelin'
That's What My Baby Likes
5.May 20, 2008:Deep Fried & Sanctified
Two Wings
3.Mar 21, 2009:Music Casserole
Begrussing, I've Got Blood In My Eyes For You
6.May 17, 2008:blues with a feelin'
We Shall Not Be Moved

Album Review
Andrea L
Reviewed 2008-04-27 
Various/The Great Debaters Label: Atlantic 2007 Soundtrack
Reviewed by Andrea – FCC clean
Blues, Jazz, and Gospel classics are deftly brought alive by Alvin Youngblood Hart, Sharon Jones, and the African American Piedmont style string group the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Ever wondered what old time recordings would sound like if they were done today? This is the answer…every track is great.
1) 7:46 Uptempo Gospel ring shout call and response builds to a frenzy.
2) 3:02 Midtempo straight ahead bawdy blues. Ms. Jones is saucy and sassy. “I’m 5 feet standing and 6 feet laying down”.
3) 3:35 Midtempo straight old blues highlights the Carolina Chocolate Drops swinging stringing. Juke joint music
4) 2:20 Midtempo shuffle covering Blind Boy Fuller’s great song with a cajon back beat. Tasty
5) 3:56 Midtempo spicy hokum…Thomas A. Dorsey shares songwriting credits, from before he became a gospel pioneer. Jones improvised this one with the band.
6) 2:43 Folksy version of this Kokomo Arnold take on “keep a knockin’ but you can’t come in.” Great slide.
7) 2:42 Uptempo gospel slide song.
8) 4:16 Uptempo gospel with great call and response and fantastic harmony vocals.
9) 3:16 Slow sweet swing, cover of an Ellington song.
10) 3:50 Upbeat swing tune style of Earl “Fatha” Hines.
11) 3:44 Midtemp blues stroll. Hot Sharon Jones vocals.
12) 4:01 Great straight ahead midtempo blues. Builds
13) 5:04 Mid, blues great falsetto vocals and gorgeous slide licks.
14) 6:03 Slow, gospel with choir. Stunning. Builds ends with rejoicing.
15) 6:29 Slow gospel, gorgeous and then builds. Amen Sister Jones.
16) 2:48 Uptempo piano jazz, the amazing Art Tatum in a relatively crisp recording. Stunner!
17) 3:18 Slow Handel vocal from Marian Anderson. Gorgeous.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Alvin Youngblood Hart & Sharon JonesMy Soul Is A Witness
2.Sharon Jones, Alvin Youngblood Hart & Teenie HodgesThat's What My Baby Likes
3.Carolina Chocolate Drops & Alvin Youngblood Hart, TheI've Got Blood In My Eyes For You
4.Alvin Youngblood Hart & Teenie HodgesStep It Up & Go
5.Sharon Jones, Alvin Youngblood Hart & Teenie HodgesIt's Tight Like That
6.Alvin Youngblood Hart & The Carolina Chocolate DropsBusty Bootin'
7.Alvin Youngblood Hart & The Carolina Chocolate DropsCity Of Refuge
8.Alvin Youngblood Hart With Billy Rivers & The Angelic Voices Of FaithTwo Wings
9.David Berger & The Sultans Of SwingDelta Serenade
10.David Berger & The Sultans Of SwingRock N' Rye
11.Sharon Jones, Alvin Youngblood Hart & Teenie HodgesWild About That Thing
12.Alvin Youngblood Hart & The Carolina Chocolate DropsNobody's Fault But Mine
13.Alvin Youngblood HartHow Long Before I Change My Clothes
14.Sharon Jones With Billy Rivers & The Angelic Voices Of FaithWe Shall Not Be Moved
15.Sharon Jones With Billy Rivers & The Angelic Voices Of FaithUp Above My Head
16.Art TatumThe Shout
17.Marian AndersonBegrussing