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Artist: Mcdowell, Fred
Title: The Alan Lomax Recordings
Format: LP
Label: MISSISSIPPI RECORDS
Catalog Number:74
Barcode:725543596116 itemnumber=1000105524
Price: $22.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BLUES
Release Date: 9/8/2021
Availability: In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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The first ever recordings of Fred McDowell! Recorded by Alan Lomax in 1959. The first vinyl release dedicated entirely to this phenomenal recording session. 12 songs that highlight the depth of his repertoire - from droning & hypnotic versions of songs that later became blues standards such as "Shake Em On Down" & "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl" to his deeply felt renditions of spirituals like "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning". Accompanied at times by some amazing hair comb playing & beautiful backup vocals. Comes in an old school "tip on" sleeve with liner notes by Nathan Salsburg. A co-release with our friends Domino Sound. The stuff of dreams. (Previously deleted: 5/1/13. Original release date: 8/16/11)

Track Listing
Side A:

 1. 
Shake ‘Em On Down

 2. 
Good Morning Little Schoolgirl

 3. 
Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning

 4. 
Fred McDowell’s Blues

 5. 
Woke Up This Morning With My Mind On Jesus

 6. 
Drop Down Mama


Side B:

 1. 
Going Down To The River

 2. 
Wished I Was In Heaven Sitting Down

 3. 
When The Train Comes Along

 4. 
When You Get Home Please Write Me A Few Of Your Lines

 5. 
Worried Mind Blues

 6. 
Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning (instrumental reprise)

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Release Format: LP         
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