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The Beauty Of The Blues : Roots 'N' Blues Sampler
Various Artists - Blues
The Beauty Of The Blues : Roots 'N' Blues Sampler
Genres: Blues, Folk, Jazz, Special Interest, Pop
 
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All Artists: Various Artists - Blues
Title: The Beauty Of The Blues : Roots 'N' Blues Sampler
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Sony
Original Release Date: 1/1/1991
Re-Release Date: 9/10/1991
Genres: Blues, Folk, Jazz, Special Interest, Pop
Styles: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Vocal Blues, Traditional Blues, Regional Blues, Memphis Blues, East Coast Blues, Acoustic Blues, Slide Guitar, Traditional Folk
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 074644746525, 074644746549

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Joyce C. from GARDEN GROVE, CA
Reviewed on 5/19/2010...
Fantastic little gem. Actually recorded as far back as Bessie Smith's 1923 rendition of "Aint Nobody's Business if I do" and moves through the years with Robert Johnson singing in 1937; A choir of voices recorded in 1928 singing "God's Got a Crown". This disk has the great as well as unknown artists with a multitude of instruments; slide guitar, string bass, accordian, violin, piano, drums, sax, washboard, mandolin, cornet, reed organ and of course, harmonica. The lyrics are poignant and often comical like "Horny Frog" or "Signifying Monkey"performed by many well known artists. "Is that a Monkey you got" sung by Blind Willie Dixon. The quality of the recordings sometimes have a bit of static but this only adds authenticity to those early years of recordings. Blind Willie Dunn, Blind Sammie, Blind Willie McTell,Blind Boy Fuller, and many collaborations by the Greats like "Big Bill Broonzy" and an adorable duet by Hunter and Jenkins ( Coots Grant and Miss Socks Wilson ) called "Lollypop". Lollypop is worth the SwapaCD trade.
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