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Various Artists / 55 Years Of Blues
Album:55 Years Of Blues Collection:Blues
Artist:Various Artists Added:11/2008
Label:Delmark Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-11-16 Pull Date:2009-01-18 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:18 Jan11 Jan4 Jan28 Dec14 Dec7 Dec23 Nov
Airplays:1212316

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 15, 2009:Happy Hour
Fine & Brown
4.Dec 30, 2008:Black Music and Bourbon
Little By Little
2.Jan 08, 2009:Happy Hour
Call My Job
5.Dec 27, 2008:Blues Marathon
Little By Little
3.Jan 07, 2009:Cipher's Crop Circle
Keep On Loving Me
6.Dec 23, 2008:Music Casserole
Not For The Love Of You

Album Review
The Byrd of Paradise
Reviewed 2008-11-18 
55 Year old blues & jazz Chicago indie label. Prolific. This is just a peek at all 55 years. But some of the best.

1. Lowdown midtempo blues drag
2. Easy walkin old timer - boogie woogie'n
3. Classic Chicago work song
4. Serious 1960's electric slide & vocals
5. Deep big band blues - vocals from deep down
6. CLassic 9 string acoustic with searing vocals
7. Tuff Chicago funky modern soul
8. Solid CHicago blues marchin'
9. Snappy midtempo with one of the queens
10. Smooth big band Chi-town blues
11. Horn drivin' Chicago walkin' blues
12. COntemporary moanin' Chicago blues
13. Slashing guitar blues shouting beyond
14. Old time barrel house piano & vocal
15. TUff funky marchin' street strut
16. Soul drivin modern Chi town queen
17. Chicago original - Magic Sam


Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Junior WellsLittle By Little
2.Sleepy John EstesI Ain't Gonna Sell It
3.Detroit Jr.Call My Job
4.Jb HuttoEvening Train
5.Barkin' BillSuffering Mind
6.Big Joe WilliamsCoffee House Blues
7.Syl JohnsonKeep On Loving Me
8.Willie KentDo You Love Me
9.Bonnie LeeBaby What You Want Me To Do
10.Floyd McdanielBlue Mood
11.Roosevelt SykesFine & Brown
12.Steve FreundI'll Be Your Mule
13.Otis RushPlease Love Me
14.Speckled RedThe Right String But The Wrong Yo-Yo
15.Jimmy DawkinsFeel So Bad
16.Shirley JohnsonNot For The Love Of You
17.Magic SamI Don't Want No Woman