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Various Artists / Doom & Gloom
Album:Doom & Gloom Collection:Blues
Artist:Various Artists Added:Jul 2008

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Add Date:2008-08-03 Pull Date:2008-10-05 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:Oct 5Sep 14Aug 31Aug 10

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 02, 2017:blues with a feelin'
Southern Flood Blues
4.Dec 24, 2011:The Songsmith Show - Blues Marathon 2011
High Water Everywhere - Part 1
2.Jun 01, 2015:No Way To Say
Flood Water Blues - No 2
5.Dec 24, 2011:Music Casserole [blues marathon 2011]
Back-Water Blues
3.Jan 24, 2014:The Tyranny of DJ Mortgage
Dark Was The Night - Cold Was The Ground
6.Dec 08, 2011:The Songsmith Show
High Water Everywhere - Part 1

Album Review
Andrea L
Reviewed 2008-08-14 
Collection/Doom & Gloom: Early Songs of Angst and Disaster 1927-1945/Trikont/2007
A group of blues, country, folk songs and ballad relating tales of woe as the result of the age of technology. The sound quality on this is excellent! The years covered here saw disaster upon disaster strike the world in a way that had not been seen before and this compliation makes no bones about the similarities to our time. All tracks are great. Nice touch, the liner notes give the years that all of the artists passed adding another final note of angst to this already wrist slitting complication. Andrea’s Favorites: 6, 8-11, 13-15, 18, 19, and 24
1) 3:00 Mid walking early acoustic blues, gravelly and honest
2) 2:47 Mid crooning country Nashville style death ballad
3) 3:10 Up/mid banjo country bluegrass tale of fire
4) 3:17 Slow bluesy tale of flood and woe hitting the impoverished
5) 2:53 Up Country pickin’ duet
6) 2:57 Up bluesy folksy whimsical duet great track
7) 2:53 Mid country duet with mandolin and guitar tale
8) 3:00 Mid excellent rural/mountain music
9) 3:15 Mid blues from the mother of the blues, a great track
10) 3:07 Up sweet old blues some great tremolo and fantastic guitar work
11) 3:04 Mid mountain music from the original Carter Family trio, beautiful. Classic and gorgeous
12) 2:47 Mid country ballad about the Titanic
13) 3:15 Up great blue with Joe and the great Memphis Minnie (his wife) on guitars
14) 3:16 Mid mountain ballad with just vocals and fiddle
15) 2:55 Up raw blues from the great, gravelly waitsian vocals…..and lots of thump
16) 3:14 Up country tremolo vocals grizzly tale
17) 2:44 Mid country from the famous skillet lickers
18) 3:06 Slow and sweet urban steel guitar blues
19) 2:35 Mid great jug band blues, kazoo-errific. The only mildly happy song on the album
20) 3:46 Mid folk blues freaky tremolo vocals.
21) 2:59 Mid pretty country vocals.
22) 2:59 Mid country tune with fiddle mimicking the train quite nicely.
23) 3:12 Mid country tune about a cyclone
24) 3:17 Mid GREAT blues classic.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Johnson, Blind WillieGod Moves On The Water
2.Acuf, Roy & His Crazy TennesseeansWreck On The Highway
3.Poole, Charlie With The North Caroline RamblersBaltimore Fire
4.Broonzy, Big BillSouthern Flood Blues
5.Belle, Lulu & ScottyThat Crazy War
6.Smith, William & VerseyWhen That Great Ship Went Down
7.Karl & HartyWhen The Atom Bomb Fell
8.Grayson, G.B. /Henry WhitterHe's Coming To Us Dead
9.Smith, BessieBack-Water Blues
10.Williams, JoeProvidence Help The Poor People
11.Carter Family, TheThe Dying Soldier
12.Cofer BrothersThe Great Ship Went Down
13.Kansas Joe & Memphis MinnieWhen The Levee Breaks
14.Reed, Blind AlfredExplosion In The Fairmont Mines
15.Patton, CharleyHigh Water Everywhere - Part 1
16.Dixon Brothers, TheSchool House Fire
17.Tanner, Sid & His Skillet=Lickers With Riley Puckett & Clayton McmichenThe Wreck Of The Southern Old '97
18.Wheldon, Casey BillFlood Water Blues - No 2
19.Allen Brothers, TheJake Walk Blues
20.Brown, Richard "Rabbit"Sinking Of The Titanic
21.Carolina TwinsOff To War I'm Going
22.Cauley FamilyLumberton Wreck
23.Martin, Asa & James RobertsRycove Cyclone
24.Johnson, Blind WillieDark Was The Night - Cold Was The Ground