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Big Bill Broonzy Vol.2 (4-CD Box)

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Big Bill Broonzy: Vol.2 (4-CD Box)

(1937-40) (286:08/101)


Broonzy, Big Bill - Vol.2 (4-CD Box) CD 1
1: You Do Me Any Old Way (take 1)
2: You Do Me Any Old Way (take 2)
3: Down In The Alley (take 1)
4: Down In The Alley (take 2)
5: Stuff They Call Money
6: Louise, Louise Blues (take 1)
7: Louise, Louise Blues (take 2)
8: Let Me Be Your Winder
9: Hattie Blues (take 1)
10: Hattie Blues (take 2)
11: My Old Lizzie
12: Come Home Early (take 1)
13: Come Home Early (take 2)
14: Come Home Early (take 3)
15: Come Home Early (take 4)
16: My Gal Is Gone
17: Evil Hearted Me
18: I Want My Hands On It (take 1)
19: I Want My Hands On It (take 2)
20: It's Too Late Now (take 1)
21: It's Too Late Now (take 2)
22: Make A Date With An Angel... (take 1)
23: Make A Date With An Angel... (take 2)
24: Play Your Hand
25: Hattie Blues (take 3)
26: Somebody's Got To Go
Broonzy, Big Bill - Vol.2 (4-CD Box) CD 2
1: Good Boy
2: I Want You By My Side
3: Border Blues
4: Sweetheart Land
5: It's A Low Down Dirty Shame
6: Got To Get Ready Tonight
7: Trucking Little Woman
8: Unemployment Stomp
9: Why Do You Do That To Me
10: It's Your Time Now
11: I'll Start Cutting On You
12: Sad Letter Blues
13: The Mill Man Blues
14: I'll Do Anything For You
15: Sad Pencil Blues
16: New Shake-Em On Down
17: Night Time Is The Right Time (no. 2)
18: Let Me Dig It
19: W.P.A. Rag
20: Going Back To Arkansas
21: Rider Rider Blues
22: Living On Easy Street
23: Good Time Tonight
24: Trouble And Lying Woman
25: I'll Believe I'll Go Back Home
Broonzy, Big Bill - Vol.2 (4-CD Box) CD 3
1: Flat-Foot Susie With Her Flat Yes Yes
2: Trucking Little Woman (no. 2)
3: Hell Ain't But A Mile And A Quarter
4: Don't You Lay It On Me
5: Done Got Wise
6: Louise, Louise
7: Spreadin' Snake Blues
8: Baby Don't You Remember
9: Whiskey And Good Time Blues
10: Baby I Done Got Wise
11: Preachin' The Blues
12: Just A Dream (On My Mind)
13: Fightin' Little Rooster
14: Mary Blues
15: You Can't Sell 'em In Here
16: Just Got To Hold You Tight (take 1)
17: Just Got To Hold You Tight (take 2)
18: Just Wondering
19: Keep On A-Smilin'
20: She Never
21: Woodie Woodie
22: Too Many Drivers
23: You Can't Win
24: Ride, Alberta, Ride
25: That's All Right, Baby
Broonzy, Big Bill - Vol.2 (4-CD Box) CD 4
1: Please Be My So And So
2: I.C. Blues
3: Cotton Choppin' Blues
4: Hot Dog Mama
5: Dreamy Eyed Baby
6: My Last Goodbye To You
7: Don't You Want To Ride
8: Don't You Be No Fool
9: Just A Dream (no. 2)
10: Tell Me What I Done
11: Oh Yes
12: I'm Still Your Sweetheart, Baby
13: Down And Lost In Mind
14: Let's Have A Little Fun
15: Messed Up In Love
16: Plow Hand Blues
17: Jivin' Mr Fuller Blues
18: Make My Get Away
19: Looking For My Baby
20: I've Got To Dig You
21: Leap Year Blues
22: When I Had Money
23: You Got To Hit The Right Lick
24: What Is That She Got
25: Merry Go Round Blues


Artikeleigenschaften von Big Bill Broonzy: Vol.2 (4-CD Box)

  • Interpret: Big Bill Broonzy

  • Albumtitel: Vol.2 (4-CD Box)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Title Vol.2 (4-CD Box)
  • Label JSP

  • SubGenre Blues - Acoustic

  • EAN: 0788065775025

  • weight in Kg 0.100

Artist description "Broonzy, Big Bill"

Big Bill Broonzy & His Rhythm Band

Of all the blues immortals featured on this compilation, Big Bill Broonzy was one of the very few born in the 19th Century: June 26, 1898, in Scott, Mississippi. But Big Bill was no grizzled stick in the mud; when electric guitars came in, he was one of the first Chicago bluesmen to grab hold of one (at least until he toured Paris and London in 1951, where he reverted to his solo acoustic ways and somehow convinced his new European fans that he was the last surviving American bluesman).

 William Lee Conley Broonzy started out sawing a fiddle, switching to guitar after he moved to Chicago in 1920 and hooked up with medicine show veteran Papa Charlie Jackson. Soon Big Bill was recording for Paramount, debuting with House Rent Stomp in 1928. When he wasn't going by Big Bill (no last name back then) on shellac, he masqueraded as Big Bill Johnson, Sammy Sampson, and Big Bill Broomsley. Broonzy worked with some fine pianists—Black Bob, Joshua Altheimer, Blind John Davis, Memphis Slim—and eventually graduated to full band backing during the late '30s and early '40s, when he cut some of his all-time classics for producer Lester Melrose: Just A Dream (On My Mind), When I Been Drinking, I Feel So Good, Key To The Highway, and the houserocking All By Myself.

Broonzy stuck with an R&B-laced combo format during his postwar years at Columbia. Rambling Bill, waxed December 19, 1947 in the Windy City, was billed to Big Bill & His Rhythm Band, consisting of trumpeter John Morton, alto saxist Sax Mallard, tenor saxman Bill Casimir, pianist Bob Call, bassist Ransom Knowling, and drummer Judge Riley. Broonzy wields his electric axe, though he keeps it turned down to a polite level as he struts his stuff. The ubiquitous Melrose was still in charge. "Lester Melrose was a go-between man between Columbia, several different companies," noted the late Willie Dixon.

Broonzy made a couple of full band dates for Mercury in 1949 before embarking for Europe and drastically changing his concept to a rural folk-blues mindset. Apart from three marathon sessions in late '51 for Mercury and a tough little '53 Chess date with longtime cohort Washboard Sam, Big Bill's studio bandleading days were over. He was the first bluesman to write his memoirs in 1955 before throat cancer stilled his powerful voice, finishing him off on August 15, 1958. Muddy Waters, one of many bluesmen Broonzy graciously welcomed to the Windy City when they first hit town, cut a tribute album for Chess the next year.

Bill Dahl
Chicago, Illinois


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