Love Me Mama CD (1996)

Artist: Luther Allison

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Product Overview


Label Delmark
SKU 60202993
UPC 038153062521
UPC 14 00038153062521
Format CD
Release Date 9/17/1996
Author Luther Allison
Associated Artist/Work Trout, Walter
Technical Info
Engineer Dave Antler
Producer Robert G. Koester
CatalogID DE 625
Lable Name Delmark (Label)
Released 09/10/1996
Original Release 1969
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 59m : 41s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00038153062521
Album Notes and Credits
LOVE ME MAMA contains two previously unreleased songs and several unreleased alternate takes.
Recorded in 1969. Includes liner notes by Bob Koester and Jim Fishel.
Personnel: Luther Allison (vocals, guitar); Jimmy Dawkins (guitar); Jimmy Conley (saxophone, tenor saxophone); Bobby Davis , Bob Richey, Bob Davis (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Jim Fishel; Robert G. Koester.
Recording information: Sound studios (06/24/1969-06/25/1969).
Photographer: Tom Copi.
Although it has its moments -- particularly on the title track -- Luther Allison's debut album, Love Me Mama, is on the whole uneven, featuring more mediocre tracks than killer cuts. Nevertheless, it offers intriguing glimpses of the style he would later develop. ~ Thom Owens
Professional Reviews
JazzTimes (3/97, p.78) - "...Unparalleled passion in his vocals, tough licks and earthy vibes..."
Disc 1
1 Why I Love The Blues
2 Little Red Rooster
3 4:00 In The Morning (Waiting On You)
4 You Done Lost Your Good Thing
5 Five Long Years
6 Dust My Broom
7 Every Night About This Time
8 Love Me Mama
9 Sky Is Crying, The
10 Help Me
11 You've Done Lost Your Good Thing Now
12 Bloomington Closer
13 Little Red Rooster - (Alternate Version)
14 Walking From Door To Door
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