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Elmore James Big Box Of ... (6-CD)

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Elmore James: Big Box Of ... (6-CD)





James, Elmore - Big Box Of ... (6-CD) CD 1
1: You Know You’Re Wrong
2: Round House Boogie
3: Rollin’ & Tumblin’
4: I Need You
5: Hawaiian Boogie
6: Stranger Blues
7: So Unkind
8: 1839 Blues
9: Poor Little Angel Child
10: Make My Dreams Come True
11: Dust My Blues
12: Dust My Broom
13: Everyday I Have The Blues
14: Coming Home
15: I Gotta Go Now
16: Pickin’ The Blues
James, Elmore - Big Box Of ... (6-CD) CD 2
1: Bobby’S Rock
2: I’M Worried
3: Dumb Woman Blues
4: Strange Angels
5: My Bleeding Heart
6: Make A Little Love
7: My Kind Of Woman
8: Mean Mistreatin’ Mana
9: Late Hours At Midnight
10: You Know You’Re Wrong
11: My Baby’S Gone
12: I Was A Fool
13: Dust My Broom
14: Twelve Year Old Boy
15: Elmore’S Contribution To Jazz
16: Make My Dreams Come True (Alternative Take)
James, Elmore - Big Box Of ... (6-CD) CD 3
3: The Sky is Crying
2: Done Somebody Wrong
3: Sax-Only Boogie
4: She Done Moved
5: Standing at the Crossroads
6: Make My Dreams Come True
7: Woke Up Screamin’ & Cryin’
8: Mean Mistreatin’ Mama
9: Happy Home
10: Going Back Home Again
11: Hand In Hand
12: Blues Before Sunrise
13: It Hurts Me Too
14: Up Jumped Elmore
15: Cry For Me Baby
16: Back in Mississippi
James, Elmore - Big Box Of ... (6-CD) CD 4
1: Goodbye Baby
2: Held My Baby Last Night
3: Fine Little Mama
4: Please Find My Baby
5: Something Inside Me
6: One Way Out
7: Kickin’ the Blues Around
8: Do It if You Wanna
9: Mean Mistreatin’ Mama
10: Strange Kinda Feeling
11: Look Up On the Wall
12: Hand In Hand
13: Sunny Land
14: Talk to Me Baby
15: Up Jumped Elmore
16: Take Me Where You Go
James, Elmore - Big Box Of ... (6-CD) CD 5
5: Dust My Broom
2: I Can’T Stop Lovin’ You
3: Baby What’S Wrong?
4: You Don’T Have To Go
5: Got To Move
6: I May Be Wrong
7: Shake Your Moneymaker
8: Sunnyland Train
9: Dark And Dreary
10: Find My Kind Of Woman
11: Hand In Hand(Take 4)
12: The Way You Treat Me
13: Can’T Stop Loving My Baby
14: Up Jumped Elmore
15: Wild About You
James, Elmore - Big Box Of ... (6-CD) CD 6
1: Baby Please Set A Date
2: Early One Morning
3: Sinful Woman
4: Stranger Blues
5: Person To Person
6: Sweet Little Woman
7: You Know You’Re Wrong
8: Look On Yonder Wall
9: Sho’ Nuff I Do
10: Find My Kind Of Woman (Take 3)
11: I’Ve Got A Right To Love My Baby
12: No Love In My Heart
13: She’S Got To Go
14: I Believe
15: Long Tall Woman


Artikeleigenschaften von Elmore James: Big Box Of ... (6-CD)

  • Interpret: Elmore James

  • Albumtitel: Big Box Of ... (6-CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Title Big Box Of ... (6-CD)

  • SubGenre Blues - Electric

  • EAN: 0805772017122

  • weight in Kg 0.200

Artist description "James, Elmore"

Elmore James

It didn't seem to much matter whether Fire Records boss Bobby Robinson booked a studio to record slide guitar master Elmore James in Chicago, New York, or New Orleans. Elmore ripped into his own Shake Your Moneymaker at Cosimo Matassa's self-named studio in the Crescent City during the summer of 1961, the Harlem-based Robinson making the trip down to oversee the session.

After supervising Elmore's '59 comeback hit The Sky Is Crying in Chicago with the guitarist's own Broomdusters in sturdy support (see Disc Five), Robinson had helmed a couple of James dates at Beltone Studios in New York with the cream of the city's blues sessioneers behind him. But Elmore was now living mostly in Jackson, Mississippi (problems with the Chicago musicians union made it all but impossible for him to secure work there), so James met Bobby in the Crescent City to record with his Jackson-based band: Johnny 'Big Moose' Walker rattled the 88s, Sammy Lee Bully stroked the electric bass, and King Mose Taylor was on drums.

The non-union session was held under sweltering conditions that don't seem to have slowed the tough little combo down any; Moneymaker rides a fluid glide that's different from the grinding thrust that his platters traditionally had. This is no Dust My Broom retread, but fresh territory for James, whose vocal is all but unintelligible in spots yet thoroughly compelling from one end to the other. Of course, his savage slide work connects as solidly as ever.

Robinson had searched long and hard to locate Elmore prior to the date that spawned The Sky Is Crying, and the producer remained faithful to him to the end. That sad day arrived unexpectedly on May 24, 1963, when James succumbed to a heart attack at his bassist 'Homesick' James Williamson's house on Chicago's near North Side. He was only 45 and had long suffered from a bad ticker. With help from local deejay Big Bill Hill, Elmore had straightened out his longstanding dispute with the union and was primed to resume performing in the Windy City when he died, as well as planning his first European tour.

The electric blues idiom has seen its share of iconic slide guitarists over the decades. For a great many enthusiasts of the genre, there can be no better example of the crashing power of cold bottleneck or metal tube incisively applied to six amplified strings than the classic lick powering Elmore's Dust My Broom.

Bill Dahl
Chicago, Illinois 

Electric Blues 1939–2005 – The Definitive Collection!
Volume 3: 1960–1969

Elmore James on Wikipedia 

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