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One of the great pianists and songsmiths of prewar blues, Carr managed to record lots of influential sides with guitarist Scrapper Blackwell before alcoholism took his life at age 30. Here are 4 CDs of their key cuts: Blues Before Sunrise; How Long, How Long Blues; Prison Bound Blues; Lonesome Nights; the Dirty Dozen; Mean Mistreater Mama; Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child; That's All Right for You, and more!
One of the great pianists and songsmiths of prewar blues, Carr managed to record lots of influential sides with guitarist Scrapper Blackwell before alcoholism took his life at age 30. Here are 4 CDs of their key cuts: Blues Before Sunrise; How Long, How Long Blues; Prison Bound Blues; Lonesome Nights; the Dirty Dozen; Mean Mistreater Mama; Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child; That's All Right for You, and more!
788065710422
Leroy Carr - Vol. 1 1928-1934

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Format: CD
Label: JSP
Catalog: 77104
Rel. Date: 05/13/2008
UPC: 788065710422

Vol. 1 1928-1934
Artist: Leroy Carr
Format: CD
New: In Stock $28.99
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DISC: 1

1. My Own Lonesome Blues
2. How Long, How Long Blues
3. Broken Spoke Blues
4. Tennessee Blues
5. Truthful Blues
6. Mean Old Train Blues
7. You Got to Reap What You Sow
8. Low Down Dirty Blues
9. Box Car Blues
10. How Long, How Long Blues No. 2
11. How Long, How Long Blues No. 3
12. Baby, Don't You Leave Me No More
13. Tired of Your Low Down Ways
14. I'm Going Away and Leave My Baby
15. Prison Bound Blues
16. You Don't Mean Me No Good
17. How About Me
18. Straight Alky Blues, Pt. 1
19. Think of Me Thinking of You
20. Truth About the Thing, The
21. Straight Alky Blues, Pt. 2
22. Straight Alky Blues, Pt. 3
23. Lifeboat Blues
24. Gambler's Blues
25. There Ain't Nobody Got It Like She Got It

DISC: 2

1. That's All Right for You
2. Wrong Man Blues
3. Naptown Blues
4. New How Long Blues, The
5. Love Rides All
6. I Know That I'll Be Blue
7. Gettin' All Wet
8. Rainy Day Blues
9. Blue with the Blues
10. Just Worryin' Blues
11. Baby You Done Put That Thing on Me
12. I Won't Miss You When You're Gone
13. Don't You Get Tired
14. I'm Going Back to Tennessee
15. Christmas in Jail
16. Prison Cell Blues
17. That's Tellin' 'Em
18. Papa Wants a Cookie
19. Memphis Town
20. Don't Say Goodbye
21. I Ain't Got No Gal
22. Goodbye Blues
23. Dirty Dozen, The
24. Workhouse Blues

DISC: 3

1. Let's Make Up and Be Friends Again
2. Let's Disagree
3. Sloppy Drunk Blues
4. Hard Times Done Drove Me to Drink
5. Long Road Blues
6. Jail Cell Blues
7. Four Day Rider
8. Alabama Women Blues
9. Papa's on the House Top
10. Carried Water for the Elephant
11. Low Down Dog Blues
12. Nineteen Thirty One Blues
13. Love Crying Blues
14. Papa's Got Your Water On
15. Big House Blues
16. How Long, How Long Blues, Pt. 2
17. What More Can I Do
18. Papa Wants to Knock a Jug
19. How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
20. Quittin' Papa
21. Lonesome Nights
22. I Keep the Blues

DISC: 4

1. Gone Mother Blues
2. Midnight Hour Blues
3. Moonlight Blues
4. Depression Blues, The
5. Mean Mistreater Mama
6. Mean Mistreater Mama
7. Mean Mistreater Mama No. 2
8. Court Room Blues
9. Hurry Down Blues
10. Corn Licker Blues
11. Hold Them Puppies
12. Shady Lane Blues
13. Blues She Gave Me
14. You Can't Run My Business No More
15. Blues Before Sunrise
16. Blues Before Sunrise
17. Ain't Got No Money Now
18. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
19. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
20. Stormy Night Blues
21. Take a Walk Round the Corner
22. Baby Come Back to Me
23. Blue Night Blues
24. My Woman's Gone Wrong

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One of the great pianists and songsmiths of prewar blues, Carr managed to record lots of influential sides with guitarist Scrapper Blackwell before alcoholism took his life at age 30. Here are 4 CDs of their key cuts: Blues Before Sunrise; How Long, How Long Blues; Prison Bound Blues; Lonesome Nights; the Dirty Dozen; Mean Mistreater Mama; Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child; That's All Right for You, and more!
        
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