RSD DROPS 2021 - June 12 > Various Artists - Rough Guide To Gamblin' & Ramblin' Blues

Various Artists

Rough Guide To Gamblin' & Ramblin' 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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With its long association with gambling, the blues provided the perfect medium for artists to express its highs and lows. From the slide-guitar wizardry of Tampa Red and Kokomo Arnold to the haunting lamentations of Blind Lemon Jefferson and Peg Leg Howell, these poignant and emotionally charged tracks deal with man's complex and troubled relationship with this vice.

Side A
01 Frank Stokes: I Got Mine
02 Tampa Red: Keep On Dealin' (Play Your Hand)
03 Peg Leg Howell: Skin Game Blues
04 Leroy Carr: Gambler's Blues
05 Mississippi Sheiks: Shooting High Dice
06 Clifford Gibson: Bad Luck Dice

Side B
01 Blind Blake: Poker Woman Blues
02 Blind Lemon Jefferson: Jack O'Diamonds
03 Kokomo Arnold: Policy Wheel Blues
04 Black Ace: Black Ace
05 Blind Willie & Kate McTell: Dying Gambler
06 Papa Charlie Jackson: Four Eleven Forty Four
07 Bob Campbell: Dice's Blues