Pure... Blues

Pure... Blues


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This four-disc, 68-track collection paints a broad definition of the blues, with cuts ranging from vintage country blues (Robert Johnson's "Cross Road Blues," Son House's "Death Letter Blues") to uptown jazz blues (Nina Simone's "Blues for My Mama," Billie Holiday's "Billie's Blues"), Chicago blues (a live version of "Howling Wolf" by Muddy Waters), British blues (Jeff Beck's "JB's Blues"), and contemporary acoustic blues ("Am I Wrong" by Keb' Mo'), with plenty of stops in between, making for a random but varied playlist that circles the different approaches and musical definitions of the genre.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/05/2011
Label: Sony Uk
UPC: 0886977762727
catalogNumber: 7776272
Rank: 59897

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jimmy Rushing   Vocals

Technical Credits

Big Bill Broonzy   Composer
Leroy Carr   Composer
Willie Dixon   Composer
Lead Belly   Composer
Furry Lewis   Composer
Tommy McClennan   Composer
Roosevelt Sykes   Composer
Taj Mahal   Composer
Jimmy Yancey   Composer
Nina Simone   Composer
Chuck Berry   Composer
Count Basie   Composer
Billy Eckstine   Composer
Lionel Hampton   Composer
Earl Hines   Composer
Jay McShann   Composer
Jimmy Rushing   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
W.C. Handy   Composer
Jesse Ed Davis   Composer
Walter Brown   Composer
Chicken Shack   Composer
Gene Page   Arranger
Nile Rodgers   Arranger
Little Willie John   Composer
Big Maceo Merriweather   Composer
Robert Lockwood   Composer
Troy Seals   Composer
Alan Lomax   Composer
Abbey Lincoln   Composer
Louis Armstrong   Composer
Billie Holiday   Composer
Brownie McGhee   Composer
Peter Chatman   Composer
Nat King Cole   Composer
Bob Crowder   Composer
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Dean Garcia   Composer
Jazz Gillum   Composer
Son House   Composer
Robert "P-Nut" Johnson   Composer
Louie Lasky   Composer
Meade "Lux" Lewis   Composer
Graham Lyle   Composer
Deadric Malone   Composer
Joe McCoy   Composer
Robert Lee McCoy   Composer
Kevin Moore   Composer
McKinley Morganfield   Composer
Keith Reid   Composer
Johnny Shines   Composer
Jon Tiven   Composer
Stevie Ray Vaughan   Composer
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson   Composer
Hudson Whittaker   Composer
Sally Tiven   Composer
Harry Richman   Composer
Minnie McCoy   Composer
Traditional   Composer
J.B. Long   Composer
Ellington Jordan   Composer
Anthony "Top" Topham   Composer
John Lee Williamson   Composer
Preston Foster   Composer
T. Alexander   Composer
C. Burnett   Composer
Geoffrey Beck   Composer
Joseph Lee Williams   Composer

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