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Memphis Minnie Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box)

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Memphis Minnie: Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box)

(1937-53) (340:19:121)


Memphis Minnie - Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box) CD 1
1: My Baby Don't Want Me No More (take 1)
2: My Baby Don't Want Me No More (take 2)
3: Wants Cake When I'm Hungry
4: Down In The Alley (take 1)
5: Down In The Alley (take 2)
6: Blues Everywhere
7: Keep On Sailing
8: Please Don't Stop Him
9: Walking And Crying Blues
10: I'm Going Don't You Know
11: Running And Dodging Blues (take 1)
12: Running And Dodging Blues (take 2)
13: New Caught Me Wrong Again
14: Stop Lying On Me
15: I Hate To See The Sun Go Down
16: As Long As I Can See You Smile
17: Has Anyone Seen My Man
18: Good Biscuits
19: I've Been Treated Wrong
20: Keep On Walking
21: Keep On Eating
22: I'd Rather See Him Dead
23: Little Son Joe: Diggin' My Potaoes
24: Little Son Joe: A.B.C. Blues
25: Little Son Joe: My Balck Buffalo
Memphis Minnie - Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box) CD 2
1: Little Son Joe: Tuff Luck Blues
2: Little Son Joe: Key To The World
3: Black Widow Stinger
4: Good Soppin': Take 3
5: Poor And Wandering Woman Blues
6: Bad Outside Friends
7: Worried Baby Blues
8: Call The Fire Wagon
9: Low Down Man Blues
10: Don't Lead My Baby Wrong
11: Keep Your Big Mouth Closed
12: Lonesome Shack Blues
13: Nothing In Rambling
14: Boy Friend Blues
15: Finger Print Blues
16: It's Hard To Please My Man
17: Ma Rainey
18: In My Girlish Days
19: Me And My Chauffeur Blues
20: Down By The Riverside
21: I Got To Make A Change Blues
22: Pig Meat On The Line
23: My Gage Is Going Up
24: This Is Your Last Chance
25: Can't Afford To Lose My Man
Memphis Minnie - Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box) CD 3
1: I'm Not A Bad Girl
2: You Got To Get Out Of Here
3: Don't Turn The Card
4: Looking The World Over
5: It Was You Baby
6: You Need A Friend
7: I Am Sailin'
8: Remember Me Blues
9: Little Son Joe: Black Rat Swing
10: Little Son Joe: Black Had To Holler
11: Fashion Plate Daddy
12: When You Love Me
13: Please Set A Date
14: Mean Mistreater Blues
15: Love Come And Go
16: True Love
17: When My Man Comes Home
18: I'm So Glad
19: Hold Me Blues (take 1)
20: Hold Me Blues (take 2)
21: Hold Me Blues (take 5)
22: Hold Me Blues (take 7)
23: Killer Diller (take 1)
24: Killer Diller From The South (take 4)
25: Moaning Blues (No.1) (take 1)
Memphis Minnie - Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box) CD 4
1: Moaning Blues (No.1) (take 3)
2: Moaning Blues (No.1) (take 4)
3: Got To Leave You (No.1) (take 1)
4: Got To Leave You (No.1) (take 4)
5: The Man I Love (take 3)
6: The Man I Love (take 4)
7: The Man I Love (take 5)
8: Got To Leave You (No.2) (take 1)
9: Got To Leave You (No.2) (take 2)
10: Killer Diller Blues (No.2)
11: Moaning Blues (No.2)
12: Hold Me Blues (No.2)
13: Fish Man Blues (take 2)
14: Fish Man Blues (take 3)
15: Western Union
16: My Man Is Gone Again (take 1)
17: My Man Is Gone Again (take 3)
18: Lean Meat Won't Fry (take 1)
19: Lean Meat Won't Fry (take 2)
20: Three Times Seven Blues
21: Daybreak Blues (take 2)
22: Daybreak Blues (Blue Monday Blues) (take 3)
23: Million Dollar Blues
24: Shout The Boogie (take 3)
25: Shout The Boogie (take 4)
Memphis Minnie - Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box) CD 5
1: Tears On My Pillow
2: Sweet Man
3: (I Hope) Luck Will Change Some Day (take 2)
4: (I Hope) Luck Will Change Some Day (take 3)
5: (Oh) Believe Me
6: Tonight I Smile With You
7: Jump Little Rabbit
8: Down Home Girl
9: Night Watchman Blues
10: Night Watchman Blues
11: Why Did I Make You Cry
12: Kidman Blues (take 1)
13: Kidman Blues (take 2)
14: Kissing In The Dark
15: World Of Trouble
16: In Love Again
17: What A Night
18: Little Son Joe: Ethel Bea
19: Little Son Joe: A Little Too Late
20: Little Son Joe: I'd Write A Letter


Artikeleigenschaften von Memphis Minnie: Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box)

  • Interpret: Memphis Minnie

  • Albumtitel: Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Title Queen Of The Delta Blues (5-CD-Box)
  • Label JSP

  • SubGenre Blues - General

  • EAN: 0788065774127

  • weight in Kg 0.490

Artist description "Memphis Minnie"

Memphis Minnie with Little Joe & His Band

Memphis Minnie took guff from no one. Easily the most important female country blues artist of the pre-war era, she was a brilliant guitarist and earthy singer as well as an early Chicago convert to electric guitar. This June 11, 1952 outing for Checker hails from her next to last session, and she still sounds commanding.

Born June 3, 1897 in Algiers, Louisiana, Lizzie Douglas and her family moved to Walls, Mississippi, in 1904, the close proximity to Memphis and Beale Street ensuring her blues-belting future. 'Kid' Douglas received her first guitar the next year as a Christmas present, and she got good on it. She teamed up with fellow guitarist 'Kansas' Joe McCoy in the '20s, busking on Memphis thoroughfares until a Columbia talent scout heard them duetting in a barber shop on Beale in 1929. The pair made their debut sides in New York that June; among the classics laid down that day were When The Levee Breaks and Bumble Bee

The couple was married the same year and relocated to Chicago during the early '30s. They recorded prolifically, mostly for Vocalion, before going their separate ways in 1935. Tobacco-chewing Minnie kept right on recording without McCoy under Lester Melrose's supervision, urbanizing her approach with larger backing ensembles as she cut for Bluebird, Vocalion, and OKeh. In 1939, Minnie acquired herself a new guitar-picking partner, Ernest Lawlars, who billed himself as Little Son Joe. The two wed that year, and from there on he usually played on Minnie's recordings. 

In May of 1941, Minnie cut her original version of Me And My Chauffeur Blues for OKeh. She and Son Joe made the rounds of Chicago nightspots, the 708 Club being one homebase, and continued to record for Columbia after the war, though her sides weren't selling the way they once had. Minnie tried to update her sound at a '49 session for Regal with Sunnyland Slim on the 88s, and Little Walter's modern harp wails on the remade Me And My Chauffeur for Checker certainly pointed strongly to the future. But Minnie was just about out of gas; a '53 date for J.O.B. rounded out her discography.

Minnie and Son Joe returned to Memphis in 1958. Before long, a serious stroke confined her to a wheelchair (Lawlars died in 1961). Memphis Minnie lived her last years out impoverished and in a nursing home, passing away August 6, 1973.

Bill Dahl
Chicago, Illinois


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