Big Mama Thornton - Sassy Mama - 1975 - Blues RSD LP

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Big Mama Thornton - Sassy Mama

Label: Vanguard
Cat#: VSD 23014
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
This is a RSD Exclusive Release.
Country: US
Released: 2014
Genre: Blues


Fans voted for this reissue on RecordStoreDay.com and VanguardRecords.com, a scorching 1975 live set from Big Mama has been remastered from the original tapes by David Glasser at Airshow Mastering. Presented in "exact replica" LP package


Tracklist

A1 Rolling Stone 4:40
A2 Lost City 4:51
A3 Mr. Cool 7:41


B1 Big Mama's New Love 3:36
B2 Private Number 6:18
B3 Sassy Mama 4:52
B4 Everybody's Happy (But Me) 3:20


Credits

Art Direction – Jules Halfant
Bass – Wilbur Bascomb
Drums – Jimmy Johnson
Engineer – John Kilgore
Guitar – Cornell Dupree, Ronnie Miller
Keyboards – Paul Griffin
Photography – Joel Brodsky & Fred Floyd
Tenor Saxophone – Buddy Lucas



By the time she recorded for Vanguard, Big Mama Thornton's health was already fading but the gritty music she made on Sassy Mama! and Jail (VMD 79351) displayed no sign of flagging artistic ability. Recorded in the company of such top New York session musicians as Paul Griffin, Buddy Lucas and Cornell Dupree, Big Mama sings her blues with controlled passion in her unique sassy style.

Big Mama Thornton - Rolling Stone

Good blues and slideshow.
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Big Mama Thornton - Mr Cool

Absolutely Incredible! Best Blues Singer Ever.

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Big Mama Thornton - Everybody's Happy (But Me)

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More Information
Condition New
Format LP
Label Vanguard Records
Color Black