Lightnin' SLIM - I’m a Rolling Stone - Louisiana Swamp Blues - The Singles As & Bs 1954-1962 Centenary Edition

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A much loved purveyor of the real Louisiana swamp blues, Lightnin' Slim's body of work in no doubt defines the subgenre like no other.

This is the first time his singles have been compiled in one package and provide a unique opportunity to hear the progression of his music in chronological order just as the tracks would have appeared on jukeboxes and radio stations across Louisiana.

Most tracks feature the harmonica support of Lazy Lester and of course no Lightnin' Slim track should be without his exhortation 'Blow your harmonica, son' which has become something of a blues catchphrase.

So if you like loose rolling rhythms and just plain good blues music then look no further than this superb 2CD set from Jasmine.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. ROCK ME MAMA
2. BAD LUCK
3. I CAN'T LIVE HAPPY
4. NEW ORLEANS BOUND
5. ETHEL MAE
6. BUGGER BUGGER BOY
7. LIGHTNIN' SLIM BOOGIE
8. BAD FEELING
9. LIGHTNIN' BLUES
10. I CAN'T BE SUCCESSFUL
11. SUGAR PLUM
12. JUST MADE TWENTY ONE
13. GOIN' HOME
14. WONDERING AND GOIN'
15. BAD LUCK AND TROUBLE
16. HAVE YOUR WAY
17. MEAN OLE LONESOME TRAIN
18. I'M GROWN
19. I'M A ROLLIN' STONE
20. LOVE ME MAMA
21. HOODOO BLUES
22. IT'S MIGHTY CRAZY

Disc 2

1. MY STARTER WON'T START
2. LONG LEANIE MAMA
3. FEELIN' AWFUL BLUES
4. I'M LEAVIN' YOU
5. SWEET LITTLE WOMAN
6. LIGHTNIN'S TROUBLES
7. ROOSTER BLUES
8. G. I. SLIM
9. TOM CAT BLUES
10. BED BUG BLUES
11. TOO CLOSE BLUES
12. MY LITTLE ANGEL CHILE
13. COOL DOWN BABY
14. NOTHING BUT THE DEVIL
15. I JUST DON'T KNOW
16. SOMEBODY KNOCKIN'
17. I'M TIRED WAITING BABY
18. HELLO MARY LEE
19. MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS
20. YOU'RE OLD ENOUGH TO UNDERSTAND
21. I'M WARNING YOU BABY
22. WINTERTIME BLUES

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Format
2CD
Price Code
B
Release Date
09/01/2015
UPC Bar Code No
604988304527