Memphis Slim - 60/'61 [Deluxe] [Remastered] [Digipak] | RECORD STORE DAY
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60/'61 [Deluxe] [Remastered] [Digipak]
Artist: Memphis Slim
Format: CD

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Label: SUNSET BLVD RECORDS
Rel. Date: 03/01/2024
UPC: 708535705529

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DISC: 1

1. Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
2. Sun Gonna Shine in My Back Door Someday
3. Rock Me Baby
4. In the Evening
5. Frisco Bay
6. I Believe I'll Settle Down / Darlin' I Miss You So / Roll 'N' Tumble
7. Blue This Evening
8. Memphis Slim USA
9. Caught the Old Coon at Last
10. Whiskey and Gin
11. Two of a Kind
12. I Love You More and More
13. Chicago Stop
14. Don't Think You're Smart
15. Memphis Tennessee
16. Bertha May
17. Me Myself and I
18. Misery
19. Sad and Lonesome
20. Kansas City
21. Slow and Easy
22. Panic Street
23. The Hustler
24. Carried Away
25. Bluesnik
26. Back Home
27. Olympia Boogie
28. Sonophone Boogie
29. Blue Slim
30. Musing
31. West Side Trot
32. Hotfan's Delight

More Info:

2 CD Set. "An amazingly prolific artist who brought a brisk air of urban sophistication to his frequently stunning presentation, John "Peter" Chatman - better known as Memphis Slim - ranks as one of the greatest blues pianists of all time." Allmusic Recorded In London & Paris During 1960 & 1961. Including tracks previously unreleased in North America. Recorded live in London & Paris during '60 & '61. Disc One focuses on Slim's full-throated vibrato-less shout with instrumental backing from Alexis Korner and Stan Greig. Originally only released in Europe this is the first physical releases for these recordings in North America. While most of Disc Two features a completely solo piano session recorded in Paris, July 1961. At this point Slim permanently moved to Paris, where recording and touring possibilities seemed limitless and the veteran pianist was treated with the respect too often denied even African-American blues stars at home back then.