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BIG BILL BRONSKY ON TOUR IN BRITAIN 1952 - DOUBLE CD

BIG BILL BRONSKY ON TOUR IN BRITAIN 1952 - DOUBLE CD
£14.99
CD / Product Number: JASMCD3011-2

These two JASMINE CDs offer a rare opportunity to hear Big Bill Broonzy recorded live in 1952, during his second and third tours of Great Britain. They allow us a chance to listen to Broonzy first on a night at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh when he struggled to succeed, and then nine months later during an evening of dazzling artistic command at Hove Town Hall, near Brighton, England. The concerts took place during a period when Broonzy's visibility and popularity outside the United States were on the rise. The recordings present him as he strived to claim the title with which he was advertised in Edinburgh: 'King of the Blues'.

Description

Disc 1

1. Introduction by James Asman
2. NOBODY KNOWS THE TROUBLE I'VE SEEN
3. Big Bill talks
4. BACK WATER BLUES
5. Big Bill talks
6. TROUBLE IN MIND
7. Big Bill talks
8. KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF HER
9. Big Bill talks
10. LOUISE, LOUISE
11. Big Bill talks
12. HOUSE RENT STOMP
13. Big Bill talks
14. PLOUGH HAND BLUES
15. IN THE EVENING WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN
16. Big Bill talks
17. JOHN HENRY
18. Big Bill talks
19. JUST A DREAM
20. Big Bill talks
21. THE BLUE TAIL FLY
22. Big Bill talks
23. BLACK, BROWN AND WHITE

Disc 2

1. Introduction by Stan Wilcox
2. JOHN HENRY
3. Big Bill talks
4. MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
5. Big Bill talks
6. BACK WATER BLUES
7. Big Bill talks
8. GOING DOWN THE ROAD FEELIN' BAD
9. Big Bill talks
10. MAKE MY GETAWAY
11. KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF HER
12. Introductory chat
13. CARELESS LOVE with band
14. I'M LOOKING OVER A FOUR-LEAF CLOVER with band
15. Big Bill talks
16. DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE
17. Presentation of portrait and on-stage questions to Big Bill by Derrick Stewart-Baxter
18. IN THE EVENING WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN
19. Big Bill talks
20. HOUSE RENT STOMP
21. Big Bill talks
22. KANSAS CITY BLUES
23. Big Bill talks
24. WILLIE MAE