Blues Review of the 20th Century

Blues Review of the 20th Century

Tracklist

1. Introduction For Muddy Waters (Sample Track)

2. Hoochie Coochie Man (Monroe Show) (Sample Track)

3. Blow Wind Blow (Monroe Show) (Sample Track)

4. Interview With Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton & Big Joe Turner (Sample Track)

5. Introduction For Big Mama Thornton (Sample Track)

6. Ball & Chain ( Oregon Show ) (Sample Track)

7. Hound Dawg ( Oregon Show ) (Sample Track)

8. Introduction For Big Joe Turner (Sample Track)

9. Hide & Seek ( Washington Show ) (Sample Track)

10. Shake, Rattle & Roll ( Washington Show ) (Sample Track)

11. Introduction For George Harmonica Smith (Sample Track)

12. Mississippi River Blues ( Washington Show ) (Sample Track)

13. Juke ( Washington Show ) (Sample Track)

14. Too Much Alcohol ( Washington Show ) (Sample Track)

15. Introduction For Bee Houston (Sample Track)

16. High Heel Sneakers ( Washington Show ) (Sample Track)

17. I Am The Blues ( Washington Show ) (Sample Track)

18. Oh Happy Day ( Washington Show ) (Sample Track)

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About Album

TopCat Records of Dallas, Texas has announced the release of the CD, The Blues Revue Of The 20th Century – Volume 1, culled from the Lost Tapes of a 1971 concert tour featuring blues greats Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton, Big Joe Turner, George “Harmonica” Smith, J.B. Hutto, and Bee Houston. The tour was managed by the late Link Wyler, Big Mama Thornton’s manager at the time. Thanks to Wyler’s Hollywood connections, the MCA Mobile Studio was hired on to record the audio using, at the time, state-of-the-art equipment and techniques,. The tour played Universities and prisons in Washington and Oregon with several hours of footage alone from the State Prison in Monroe, WA. Richard Chalk, president of TopCat Records, calls it “…the greatest concert film and audio collection of it’s kind in existence; a goldmine of classic blues from the original Masters of the artform .” TopCat Records plans to release a series of videos and CDs to be culled from the footage, including last years’ release of the Handy Award winning Muddy Waters – Lost Tapes CD on the Blind Pig label. Surely blues fans the world over will be overjoyed with this great discovery. Just to imagine Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton and George Smith in their prime for actual hours of never heard or seen before ‘live’ performances is mind-boggling and mouth- watering.

Artists: Big Joe Turner, Big Mama Thornton, J.B. Hutto, Muddy Waters

Label: Live Recordings

Release Date: January 01, 2001

People: Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton, Big Joe Turner, J.B. Hutto