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Artist: Blake, Al - Kim Wilson
Title: Al Blake's Xxl Bag Of Blues - Volume 1
Format: CD
Label: TOPCAT  ( HTTP://WWW.TOPCATRECORDS.COM )
Catalog Number:2192
Barcode:014172021923 itemnumber=1000124149
Price: $20.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BLUES
Release Date: 2/21/2020
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
"OLD SCHOOL" ACOUSTIC COUNTRY BLUES OF 1920'S-1950'2 STYLES 


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Promotional Info
Intensive blues radio and press promotion.

"Al Blake's XXL Bag of Blues - Volume 1" is a 2 CD, 29 track retrospective collection of Blake's acoustic recordings over the past 20+ years. It features Blake singing, playing guitar and harmonica, joined by blues pianist Fred Kaplan, with blues harmonica master Kim Wilson on several tracks and country blues guitarist Nathan James on one tune. Of the 29 tracks, 15 are originals and 26 of the tracks are previously unreleased commercially. This outstanding album is certain to remind listeners why they fell in love with blues in the first place. This record is 100% organic; no artificial additives, watered down fillers. Definitely not pre-frozen, assembly-line, drive thru McSlop. This serves-up a Super-Size portion of exquisite, authentic 5-star Blues Cuisine that every Blues connoisseur will enjoy and will come back for seconds!

Track Listing
DISC ONE

 1. 
[ 3:37] Leavin' California

 2. 
[ 2:36] Black Cat Bone

 3. 
[ 3:26] Hoppin' Toad Frog

 4. 
[ 4:10] You're Sweet

 5. 
[ 3:01] Lemon Squeezer

 6. 
[ 2:10] Santa Fe Whistle Blues

 7. 
[ 2:34] Lulu

 8. 
[ 2:50] Gone Away

 9. 
[ 2:00] Slow Down

10. 
[ 2:52] When The Breath Bids The Body Goodbye

11. 
[ 3:32] My Little Machine

12. 
[ 3:14] Good Things Coming My Way

13. 
[ 4:06] Music Man

DISC TWO

14. 
[ 1:16] Cow Cow's Boogie

15. 
[ 2:57] Rocky Mountain Blues

16. 
[ 3:37] My Resting Place

17. 
[ 2:27] Blues For Walter Davis

18. 
[ 3:05] Big Fat Mama

19. 
[ 3:06] It's Too Bad

20. 
[ 3:41] King Bee

21. 
[ 3:07] Old Time Boogie

22. 
[ 3:28] Rocky Mountain Blues

23. 
[ 3:44] Sweet Pea

24. 
[ 2:55] A Good Grind

25. 
[ 4:01] City Of Angels

26. 
[ 5:34] Music Man

27. 
[ 2:31] Waltz For Armede Ardoin

28. 
[ 4:12] Precious Time

29. 
[ 0:42] Bugle Call


Performers on this Album
Al Blake: vocals, guitar, harmonica [1-16,18-29]
Fred Kaplan: piano [1,3,5,6,7-13,16,17,24,26,27]
Kim Wilson: harmonica [2,4,8,10,12]
Nathan James: guitar [22]
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
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