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Artist: Lipscomb, Mance
Title: Texas Sharecropper And Songster
Format: LP
Label: ARHOOLIE RECORDS
Catalog Number:1001
Barcode:646315200119 itemnumber=1000106858
Price: $19.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BLUES
Release Date: 5/29/2012
Availability: In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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(LP + MP3) The very first release on the legendary Arhoolie label, from way back in 1960, is also the first for Texas acoustic blues great Mance Lipscomb who was a mere 65 years old at the time of its release. Prior to being “discovered” by the label’s founder, Chris Strachwitz, Lipscomb had spent his life as a sharecropper in his hometown of Navasota, Texas. Lipscomb’s “discovery” was one of the greatest by-products of the blues and folk revival of the late ‘50s and early ‘60s as this fantastic vinyl reissue of his first album will attest. Classic country-blues from a master. Includes download card for a free digital copy of the entire album.

Track Listing
Side A

 1. 
Freddie 

 2. 
Sugar Babe, It's All Over Now 

 3. 
Going Down Slow

 4. 
Baby Please Don't Go

 5. 
Rock Me All Night Long 

 6. 
Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo 

 7. 
Jack O'Diamonds Is A Hard Card To Play 

Side B

 1. 
Shake, Shake, Mama 

 2. 
Ella Speed 

 3. 
One Thin Dime 

 4. 
Going To Louisiana (See See Rider) 

 5. 
Mama Don't Allow 

 6. 
Ain't It Hard 

 7. 
Bout A Spoonful

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