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swampbilly shindig

metro select



2cd

Released: 14th Feb 2013

£6.99


gathered here are 50 tunes with southern roots from artists as legendary (& as different) as the staple singers, elmore james & jerry lee lewis.

'swampabilly shindig' leaps deep into the bayous & plantations of the deep south. here, although racial segregation remained law, black & white music mixed with country & rockabilly taking beautiful shape as the hillbilly cats learnt from their blues playing & gospel singing neighbours.

swampbilly shindig

Tracklist

  1. Clarence Garlow - Bon Ton Roula
  2. Jerry Lee Lewis - Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
  3. Gene Simmons - Drinkin' Scotch
  4. Clifton Chenier - Ay-Te Te Fee
  5. Lee Dorsey - On Your Way Down
  6. Lefty Frizzell - The Long Black Veil
  7. Lightnin' Hopkins - Mojo Hand
  8. Mac Rebennack - Storm Warning
  9. Jimmy Reed - Bright Lights, Big City
  10. Malcolm Yelvington - Have Myself A Ball
  11. Joe Simon - Let's Do It Over
  12. John Lee Hooker - Trouble Blues
  13. Sleepy LaBeef - Honky-Tonk Hardwood Floor
  14. Johnny Cash - I Heard That Lonesome Whistle
  15. The Staple Singers - This May Be The Last Time
  16. Bobby Marchan - All In My Mind
  17. Albert King - I Get Evil
  18. Carl Perkins - Lend Me Your Comb
  19. Jimmy Donley - Loving Cajun Style
  20. Little Richard - Chicken Little Baby
  21. Hank Williams - I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive
  22. Ray Smith - Rockin' Robin
  23. Elmore James - Shake Your Moneymaker
  24. Memphis Slim - Rockin' The House (Beer Drinkin' Woman)
  25. Rosco Gordon - No More Doggin'
  26. Wilbert Harrison - Let's Stick Together
  27. Elmore James - It Hurts Me Too
  28. Irma Thomas - It's Raining
  29. Eskew Reeder - Green Door
  30. Gladys Knight & The Pips - Every Beat Of My Heart
  31. The Swan Silvertones - Oh Mary, Don't You Weep
  32. Hank Williams - Honky Tinkin'
  33. Albert King - Let's Have A Natural Ball
  34. Jimmy Donley - Born To Be A Loser
  35. Allen Toussaint - Happy Times
  36. Charlie Feathers - Bottle To The Baby
  37. Jerry Lee Lewis - Ubangi Stomp
  38. Jimmy Reed - Big Boss Man
  39. John Lee Hooker - No Shoes
  40. Lee Dorsey - Holy Cow
  41. Arthur Crudup - Rock Me Mama
  42. Champion Jack Dupree - Shim, Sham, Shimmy
  43. Dr Horse - Salt Pork, West Virginia
  44. Huey 'Piano' Smith - Little Liza Jane
  45. J.B. Lenior - Do What I Say
  46. Willie Nelson - Night Life
  47. The Flatlanders - One Day At A Time
  48. Little Richard - Rice, Red Beans And Turnip Greens
  49. The Staple Singers - I'm So Glad
  50. Ray Harris - Love Dumb Baby