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My Gal Is Gone - Big Bill Broonzy - Big Bill Blues (CD)

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  1. Big Bill Broonzy & His Rhythm Band. Of all the blues immortals featured on this compilation, Big Bill Broonzy was one of the very few born in the 19 th Century: June 26, , in Scott, Mississippi. But Big Bill was no grizzled stick in the mud; when electric guitars came in, he was one of the first Chicago bluesmen to grab hold of one (at least until he toured Paris and London in , where.
  2. This 4-CD, track set charts Bill's surprisingly prolific recording efforts during the war and post-war years for labels such as Bluebird, Columbia and Mercury.
  3. Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy’s Story as told to Yannick Bruynoghe London: Cassell & Company, Ltd., Before authors Sam Charters and Paul Oliver published their pioneering histories of the blues, bluesman Big Bill Broonzy took it upon himself to do a book about the blues and the world it came from, fleshed out by colorful, entertaining.
  4. Big Bill Broonzy was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the s, when he played country blues to mostly African-American audiences. Through the s and s he successfully navigated a transition in style to a more urban blues sound popular with working-class African-American audiences. In the s a return to his traditional folk-blues roots made him one of .
  5. I Want My Hands On It: A9: Why Do You Do That To Me: A Sad Pencil Blues: B1: Flat Foot Susie With Her Flat Yes Yes: B2: Don't You Want To Ride: B3: I'm Still Your Sweetheart, Baby: B4: Let's Have A Little Fun: B5: My Gal Is Gone: B6: Going Back To My Plow: B7: I'm Having So Much Trouble: B8: Big Bill's Boogie: B9: Shoo Blues: B Water.
  6. Big Bill Broonzy tells about his 30 years of playing the blues. There are intimate stories about other blues greats - Sleepy John Estes, Lonnie Johnson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Memphis Slim, Memphis Minnie, Washboard Sam - and descriptions of how he came up with the ideas for his songs.
  7. Big Bill Broonzy () was one of the masters of the country blues. His vocal style was legendary long before his death, and his songs, including Big Bill Blues, Keys to the Highway, and Looking Up at Down, are some of the best known in the blues repertoire/5(4).
  8. Big Bill Broonzy Big Bill Blues CD 24 tracks from the long and varied career of one of the greatest Blues singers of all time. Until his discovery by European audiences in the 's and his own reinvention of himself as a folk singer, Big Bill was one of the most prolific Urban Blues singers.

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