Big Mama Thornton - In Europe - 1966 Blues Mono Black Vinyl 180 Grm LP

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Big Mama Thornton - In Europe

Label: Arhoolie Records
F 1028
Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Mono, 
Recorded at Wessex Studio - London, England ,October 20, 1965.
180 Grm 

Released: 1966
Genre: Blues


Side A

A1 Swing It On Home

A2 Sweet Little Angel

A3 The Place

A4 Little Red Rooster

A5 Unlucky Girl

A6 Hound Dog

Side B

B1 My Heavy Load

B2 School Boy

B3 Down-Home Shake-Down

B4 Your Love Is Where It Ought To Be

B5 Session Blues

Big Mama Thornton, vocals
Buddy Guy, guitar
Fred McDowell, guitar
Jimmy Lee Robinson, bass
Walter "Shakey" Horton, harmonica
Eddy Boyd, piano/organ
Fred Below, drums

In Europe, originally released in 1966, was recorded on October 20, 1965 as a part of the Folk Blues Festival tour that crossed Europe that year. Thornton was backed by a legendary band that consisted of Buddy Guy (guitar,) Fred McDowell, guitar Big Walter “Shakey” Horton (harmonica,) Fred Below (drums,) Eddie Boyd (keys,) and Jimmie Lee Robinson (bass.)

Recorded in London, 1965.

Big Mama Thornton - My Heavy Load

Guitar accompaniement by the Legendary Fred McDowell...Big Mama Thornton was unheralded during her lifetime... She Was Unconventional. But she made it possible for an Elvis (Hound Dog) and a Janis Joplin (Ball & Chain) to become rich & famous while she languished in anonymity, poor & unknown

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Big Mama Thornton - School Boy

originally by Sonny Boy Williamson, As with all of Big Mama's songs, School Boy details the trials and tribulations of LOVE as only Big Mama can soulfully express it.. This one is a total classic, Mississippi Fred McDowell plays a mean slide guitar on this track...

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Condition New
Format LP, 180 Gram
Label Arhoolie
Color Black