The Best Of Elmore James:The Early Years Elmore James

£11.50

Availablity:
World
Genre:
Blues
Label:
Ace Records
Format:
CD
Catalogue Id:
CDCHD 583

One of the greatest blues musicians and singers ever, Elmore James bridged the pre-war intensity and rhythmic impetus of Delta blues with the fierce heat of post-World War 2 musical urbanisation. His hoarse, rasping, crying vocals, tough slashing slide guitar, booting (often) saxophone-led support combos and terrific repertoire, earned Elmore the kind of legendary status that made his music a key influence on the 1960s R&B blues booms (both Rolling Stone Brian Jones and Fleetwood Mac's Jeremy Spencer were big, big fans) and beyond. 'The Best Of - The Early Years' is a 28 track CD released as the ultimate Elmore James 'Best Of' package, superceding our previous release 'Let's Cut It' (CDCH 192). It assembles his 1951 debut recording of Dust My Broom (made for Trumpet Records)-.-Meteor and Flair sides from the years 1953-1955 (including such classics as Sunnyland, Standing At The Crossroads, Happy Home and Hawaiian Boogie) plus two fine recordings made for Modern in 1956 - Wild About You and Long Tall Woman.Great blues sides in the best sound quality available (transferred from original analogue master tapes) with compilation, archive research and sleevenotes by noted blues discographer Ray Topping. As the title correctly states, this is 'The Best Of Elmore James - The Early Years.'

Track listing

Side 1

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