Wednesday, 11 September 2013
Authentic R&B - Various Artists (1963)
Here we have a fantastic compilation of swamp blues from Louisiana. The album comprises songs originally released on the Baton Rouge label, Excello Records during the '50s and early '60s, and there are some real raw footstompers from some of Louisiana's best blues, soul and R&B artists.
Check out this 1958 classic from Lazy Lester:
01 Lightnin' Slim – I'm Evil
02 Lazy Lester – You're Gonna Ruin Me Baby
03 Slim Harpo – I Got Love If You Want It
04 Jimmy Anderson – Going Through The Park
05 Lightnin' Slim – I'm Warning You Baby
06 Lonesome Sundown – Lonesome Lonely Blues
07 Leroy Washington – Wild Cherry
08 Silas Hogan – You're Too Late Baby
09 Lazy Lester – I'm A Lover, Not A Fighter
10 Slim Harpo – I Love The Life I'm Living
11 Jimmy Anderson – Naggin'
12 Silas Hogan – I'm Gonna Quit You Pretty Baby
13 Lonesome Sundown – I'm Glad She's Mine
14 Slim Harpo – I'm A King Bee
15 Whispering Smith – Mean Woman Blues
16 Lightnin' Slim – Loving Around The Clock
Get it HERE.