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T-Bone Walker

The Imperial Blues Years

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Released: 2nd Jul 2012


the very best of blues pioneer Walker's material from his classic-studded Imperial years, 50 tracks of legendary blues guitar.

Modern electric blues guitar can be traced directly back to this Texas-born pioneer, who began amplifying his sumptuous lead lines for public consumption circa 1940 & thus initiated a revolution so total that its tremors are still being felt today. the music featured here is comprised of his output from the '50s.

The Imperial Blues Years


disc 1

  1. Travelin' Blues
  2. I Miss You Baby
  3. Cold, Cold Feeling
  4. Welcome Blues (Say Pretty Baby)
  5. Bye Bye Baby
  6. I Got The Blues
  7. You Don't Love Me
  8. Here In The Dark
  9. Lollie Lou
  10. Teenage Baby
  11. Tell Me What's The Reason
  12. Evil Hearted Woman
  13. I Walked Away
  14. Strollin' With Bone
  15. Blues Is A Woman
  16. The Hustle Is On
  17. Strugglin' Blues
  18. Street Walking Woman
  19. Baby Broke My Heart
  20. Pony Tail
  21. Everytime
  22. High Society
  23. Through With Women
  24. Get These Blues Off Me
  25. Long Distance Blues

disc 2

  1. I Got The Blues Again
  2. Wanderin' Heart
  3. News For My Baby
  4. When The Sun Goes Down
  5. Party Girl
  6. The Hard Way
  7. Blue Mood
  8. My Baby Is Now On My Mind
  9. Vida Lee
  10. Life Is Too Short
  11. I Get So Weary
  12. You Don't Understand
  13. I'm About To Lose My Mind
  14. Love Is Just A Gamble
  15. Alimony Blues
  16. Glamour Girl
  17. Got No Use For You
  18. I'm Still In Love With You
  19. Look Me In the Eye
  20. No Reason
  21. I'll Understand
  22. Too Lazy
  23. Railroad Station Blues
  24. You Just Wanted To Use Me
  25. The Sun Went Down