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GRAY, Blind Arvella The Singing Drifter

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catalog number: CD4496462

weight in Kg 0,100

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GRAY, Blind Arvella: The Singing Drifter

(1972 'Birch Records') (54:35/15) Neuauflage einer seltenen, in einer Auflage von lediglich 300 Stück produzierten LP, die David A. Wylie für sein Country-Label aufnahm. Gray war einer der populärsten Chicagoer Strassenmusiker. Er spielte auf der Maxwell Street und freitags spielte er vor Bob Koesters Laden, dem Jazz Record Mart. Viele kannten ihn; doch es war eher ungewöhnlich, dass ein Straßenmusiker eine Platte aufnahm. Seine Musik klingt rauh und wild; seine Songs sind teils überlang - so wie er sie auf der Strasse spielte. Die Neuauflage kommt mit vier unveröffentlichten Bonusstücken / Re-issue of a hard-to-find collector's item, an LP record by Chicago street musician Arvella Gray (only 300 copies were pressed). He was a familiar figure in the streets of Chicago, until his death in 1980. Known for his expressive and wild style, playing slide on his dobro, and his raw vocals this re-issue shows him at his best. Arvella played Maxwell Street, and in front of the famous Jazz Record Mart (run by Delmark president Bob Koester), and many other places. Comes with four previously unissued sides.


Gray, Blind Arvella - The Singing Drifter CD 1
1: There´S More Pretty Girls Than One
2: John Henry
3: Arvella´S Work Song
4: Take Your Burden To The Lord
5: When The Saints Go Marching In
6: Standing By The Bedside Of A Neighbor
7: Those Old Fashioned Alley Blues
8: Gander Dancing Song
9: Stand By Me
10: What Will Your Record Be
11: If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again
12: Motherless Children Have A Hard Time
13: Take My Hand Precious Lord
14: Cryin´ Holy Unto The Lord


Artikeleigenschaften von GRAY, Blind Arvella: The Singing Drifter

  • Interpret: GRAY, Blind Arvella

  • Albumtitel: The Singing Drifter

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Music Genre Blues
  • Music Style Postwar Country Blues
  • Music Sub-Genre 942 Postwar Country Blues
  • Title The Singing Drifter

  • SubGenre Blues - Acoustic

  • EAN: 0641444964628

  • weight in Kg 0.100
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