Everyday I Have The Blues CD (2003)

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Product Overview

Specifications

Label Bmg Heritage
SKU 60613861
UPC 828765561228
UPC 14 00828765561228
Format CD
Release Date 9/23/2003
Links
Author Various Artists
Technical Info
CatalogID 55612
Lable Name Bluebird
Released 09/23/2003
Original Release 2003
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00828765561228
Album Notes and Credits
Includes liner notes by Colin Escott.
This is part of Bluebird Records "Blues" series.
Personnel: Eric Clapton (guitar).
Liner Note Author: Colin Escott.
Photographers: Bill Airey Smith; Kareem Black.
Every Day I Have the Blues is a thumbnail sketch of the blues, beginning at the point where it went urban and electric. Included are classic tracks by Muddy Waters ("The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock & Roll"), Otis Spann ("Got My Mojo Workin'"), and John Lee Hooker ("Boom Boom"). Houston's Lightnin' Hopkins is represented by "Lightnin's Boogie." Howlin' Wolf's "Little Red Rooster" is also collected here, the perfect example of a rural song in an urban setting. The sequence is a bit baffling, however, with Elmore James' classic "Dust My Broom" bumping up against Jeff Healey's version of a John Hiatt tune, "Confidence Man," and perhaps the history lesson would have made a lot more sense here if the songs had been arranged chronologically. Can't fault the tune selection, but with 15 tracks, this is far too short to be anything but a drive-by glimpse of modern blues. ~ Steve Leggett
Disc 1
1 Blues Had A Baby And They Named It Rock & Roll - Muddy Waters
2 Dust My Broom - Elmore James
3 Confidence Man - Jeff Healey Band
4 Personal Manager - Albert King
5 Love Her With Feeling, (You've Got To) - Taj Mahal
6 I Love The Life I Live - Buddy Guy
7 Phone Booth - Robert Cray Band
8 Stormy Monday Blues - Bobby "Blue" Bland
9 Little Red Rooster - Howlin' Wolf
10 Got My Mojo Workin' - Otis Spann
11 Lightnin's Boogie - Lightnin' Hopkins
12 Spoonful - Etta James
13 Do I Move You? - Nina Simone
14 Boom Boom - John Lee Hooker
15 Every Day I Have The Blues - T-Bone Walker
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