Baby So Long CD (2003)

Artist: Bumble Bee Slim

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Product Overview


Label Acrobat
SKU 63645239
UPC 824046513825
UPC 14 00824046513825
Format CD
Release Date 10/3/2003
Author Bumble Bee Slim
Compilation Appearance Back To The Crossroads: Roots Of Robe
Compilation Appearance Shortcut To The Grave
Compilation Appearance Rough Guide To East Coast Blues
Technical Info
CatalogID ACRCD 138
Lable Name Acrobat (USA)
Released 06/10/2002
Original Release 2002
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Mono
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00824046513825
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel includes: Bumble Bee Slim (vocals, guitar).
Recorded between 1931 & 1936.
The music of Amos Easton (Bumble Bee Slim) provides a neat bridge between Southern country blues and the urban Chicago-style blues that featured tight, propulsive combos. Slim wasn't as edgy as Big Bill Broonzy, say, or Muddy Waters, but he was every bit a modernist, allowing his easy, laconic vocal style to bring tremendous warmth, humor, and personality to his material, making songs like "Everybody's Fishing" or the loose and breezy "I Done Lost My Baby" (both included here) almost impossible to resist. Also included here is a glimpse of the nascent Bumble Bee Slim on one of his signature songs, "No Woman No Nickel." Slim seldom played guitar on his records, and on "No Woman" you see why, as he alternates between dexterity and nearly breaking down on guitar as he winds his way through the lyrics, ultimately making the unsteadiness into a sort of endearing virtue. A prolific writer, Slim could be resigned ("Back in Jail Again"), delightfully goofy ("Greasy Greens"), or eerily modern ("Slave Man Blues," which features a bold jazz arrangement, complete with clarinet lines by Arnett Nelson), always with the hint of a wink in his vocals. This collection lacks too many essentials ("Bricks in My Pillow," "When the Music's Good," "The Death of Leroy Carr") to be an ideal introduction to this charming bluesman, but it has enough solid tracks to make it a fine supplemental choice. Serious listeners may want to invest in the nine-disc Complete Recordings from Document Records. ~ Steve Leggett
Disc 1
1 Chain Gang Bound
2 No Woman No Nickel
3 Greasy Greens
4 M Blues Part 1
5 M Blues Part 2
6 Baby So Long
Product Attributes
Artist Slim,Bumble Bee
Label Acrobat
Music Format Compact Disc
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