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Artist: Hopkins, Lightnin' & Billy Bizor
Title: Wake Up The Dead
Format: CD
Label: CICADELIC RECORDS
Catalog Number:6869
Barcode:845121091847 itemnumber=1000118857
Price: $12.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BLUES
Release Date: 11/20/2015
Availability: In Stock
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(2-CD set) Lightnin' Hopkins woke up The Dead when he played San Francisco in the 1960's and his song "Wake Up The Dead" is the centerpiece of this two and a half hour journey into the electrified world of Texas blues. Accompanying Lightnin' on this journey is his long time harmonica player, Billy Bizor. While Lightnin' had a prolific recording career, Bizor's stature is relatively obscure due to the lack of solo recordings he released during his lifetime. Fortunately, "Wake Up The Dead" seeks to rectify that situation by including the complete June 17, 1968 session with Lightnin' and Bizor, plus all of Bizors' 1969 solo recordings. As an added bonus, the rest of the April 11,1969 session that could not fit onto Lightnin's "Shootin Fire" album (CICD-41169) is included on "Wake Up The Dead". The highlight of this session is the nine minutes of outtakes of "Mojo Hand". Never before have the complete tapes from all the aforementioned sessions been released until now. Furthermore, the tapes have been remixed from the original three and four track masters to accentuate the magical chemistry between Lightnin' and Bizor.

Track Listing
Disc 1 Lightnin
&’ Hopkins && Billy Bizor
 1. 
Wake Up The Dead

 2. 
Vietnam War

 3. 
Next Trip Down South

 4. 
Lonesome Life

 5. 
Pine Gum Boogie

 6. 
I’m Tired Of Trouble

 7. 
My Suggestion

 8. 
You’re Gonna Miss Me

 9. 
Walking Blues

10. 
1How Dooz It

11. 
Feel Like Ballin’ The Jack (outtakes)

12. 
Lightnin’ Bolt

13. 
Mojo Hand (outtakes)

14. 
Mojo Hand (final version)

15. 
Screwdriver

16. 
Whiskey Head Woman

17. 
Shake That Thing (first version)

18. 
Moving On Out (outtake)

19. 
Free Of Charge

20. 
Old Man

21. 
How Dooz It (alternate version)

22. 
Long Way From Home

Disc 2 Billy Bizor

 1. 
T Model Ford

 2. 
Whiskey Head Woman

 3. 
Take It Easy Little Girl

 4. 
When I’m Dead

 5. 
Screwdriver

 6. 
You Knock Me Out

 7. 
I’ll Never Do Right Again

 8. 
I’ll Miss You So

 9. 
Tell Me Where You Stayed Last Night

10. 
You Promised Me

11. 
Let’s Pitch One

12. 
Whiskey Head Woman (alternate version)

13. 
Screwdriver (alternate version)

14. 
A Hot Spirit

15. 
Billy Bizor Is Dead

16. 
Just A Little Bit More



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