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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 

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

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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 Wells Little By Little
2.Sleepy John Estes I Ain't Gonna Sell It
3.Detroit Jr. Call My Job
4.Jb Hutto Evening Train
5.Barkin' Bill Suffering Mind
6.Big Joe Williams Coffee House Blues
7.Syl Johnson Keep On Loving Me
8.Willie Kent Do You Love Me
9.Bonnie Lee Baby What You Want Me To Do
10.Floyd Mcdaniel Blue Mood
11.Roosevelt Sykes Fine & Brown
12.Steve Freund I'll Be Your Mule
13.Otis Rush Please Love Me
14.Speckled Red The Right String But The Wrong Yo-Yo
15.Jimmy Dawkins Feel So Bad
16.Shirley Johnson Not For The Love Of You
17.Magic Sam I Don't Want No Woman