RSD DROPS 2021 - June 12 > Various Artists - Rough Guide To Booze & Blues

Various Artists

Rough Guide To Booze & Blues


Event: RSD DROPS 2021 - June 12
Release Date: 6/12/2021
Format: LP
Label: World Music Network
Quantity: 950
Release type: RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th

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Nothing can convey a drinker's tangled and often troubled relationship with alcohol quite like the blues. From the harrowing tales of Delta legends Tommy Johnson and Skip James to the tipsy humour of Bo Carter and Tampa Red, these classic early recordings highlight how the two have often gone hand in hand.

Side A
01 Ma Rainey: Booze And Blues
02 Tommy Johnson: Canned Heat Blues
03 Bo Carter: Let's Get Drunk Again
04 Bumble Bee Slim: Runnin' Drunk Blues
05 Barbecue Bob: Me And My Whiskey
06 Bessie Smith: Moonshine Blues

Side B
01 Memphis Minnie: Drunken Barrel House Blues
02 Blind Blake: Bootleg Rum Dum Blues
03 Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band: Good Gordon Gin
04 Skip James: Drunken Spree
05 Ray Brothers: Got The Jake Leg Too
06 Big Bill Broonzy: Rukus Juice Blues
07 Clifford Gibson: Whiskey Moan Blues