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Big Boy Blues & Green (Uk)
Artist: Bernie Marsden
Format: CD


Label: HNE
Rel. Date: 03/03/2023
UPC: 5013929862807

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1. Hideaway
2. Don't Want No Woman
3. If You Be My Baby
4. Little Girl
5. Rollin' Man
6. Merry Go Round
7. Watchout
8. Snowy Wood
9. My Heart Beats Like Hammer
10. Shake Your Money Maker
11. Love That Burns
12. The Welfare (Turns It's Back on You)
13. Steppin' in
14. The Supernatural
15. Man of the World
16. Burn Your Bridges
17. Working for the C.S.A
18. Man or Mouse
19. Dream on
20. Downhome Blues
21. Lady Friend
22. Memphis
23. Funny People
24. Loved Another Woman
25. Pick It Up
26. Do It If You Wanna
27. Place in My Heart
28. Tone Down
29. Wiggin's Wail (Alternate Mix)
30. Someday After (Alternate Mix)
31. Dream on (Session Outtake)
32. Working for the C.S.A. (Session Outtake)
33. I'm Tore Down
34. Pick It Up (Acoustic Demo)
35. Pick It Up Groove (Session Outtake)
36. Do It If You Wanna (Alternate Mix)
37. Place in My Heart (Alternate Vocal Mix Version)
38. Funny People (Alternate Harmonica Mix Version)
39. If You Be My Baby (Alternate Version)
40. Place in My Heart (Instrumental Mix)
41. Downhome Blues
42. I'm Tore Down
43. Funny People
44. Key to the Highway
45. Loved Another Woman
46. Knock on Wood
47. 3 O'Clock Blues
48. Man or Mouse
49. Place in My Heart
50. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
51. Hold on I'm Coming
52. Here I Go Again

More Info:

Hefty 4CD collection of blues-infused rock from virtuoso guitarist Bernie Marsden. Although Bernie Marsden has enjoyed a long and varied career, including stints with Wild Turkey, Cozy Powell's Hammer, Babe Ruth, UFO, Paice Ashton Lord, Alaska, and most famously as part of Whitesnake, co-writing the US No 1 single, 'Here I Go Again', he was always a blues man. A major influence on the young Marsden was the original Fleetwood Mac, and on 'Green And Blues' (CD1) he pays homage to his heroes, most notably to one of the musical world's most influential and best-loved guitarists, Peter Green. 'Green And Blues' kicks off with Freddie King's 'Hideaway', informed by the work of Eric Clapton with John Mayall's Blues Breakers, but of the 15 tracks, Fleetwood Mac are the greatest influence, from Jeremy Spencer's 'My Heart Beats Like A Hammer' to Green's 'Love That Burns' and the poignant 'Man Of The World'. CDs 2 and 3 feature 'Big Boy Blues' and 'Big Boy Blues: The Sessions', which, as Bernie waxes lyrical about in the liner notes: "Throughout my professional career I have always tried to play music that moves people and makes them enjoy themselves. This is the kind of music that inspired me in the early days. " Featuring original songs penned by Bernie, the album includes a further homage to Peter Green with 'Loved Another Woman' and to blues legend Sonny Boy Williamson with 'Do It If You Wanna'. CD3 contains many out-takes, demos and alternative versions from the same 'Big Boy Blues' sessions. CD4 sees Bernie take it on the road. Recorded at The Granary, Buckingham in February 2003, the set kicks of with George Jackson's 'Downhome Blues', branching out from solely blues and R&B, with the band's worthy covers of 60s standards, 'How Sweet It Is' and 'Hold On I'm Coming'. The set concludes with Bernie's biggest hit, a duet with Sharon Watson on the Whitesnake classic 'Here I Go Again'.