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Charley Patton The Complete Recordings 1929-1934 (3CD)

Charley Patton The Complete Recordings 1929-1934 (3CD)

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Charley Patton is widely regarded as perhaps the archetypal early exponent of Mississippi Delta blues. He was a true original, a strident and imposing enterainer with a distinctive slide guitar technique, and he performed a range of blues, spirituals and ballads in a powerful and intense fashion which uniquely captures the style and spirit of the genre. His recording career was restricted to a few sessions between 1929 and 1934, from which around thirty double-sided 78s were released, first on Paramount and latterly on Vocalion, and that was the entirety of his recorded output before his premature death from a heart disorder in 1934 aged 45.

This collection comprises the entirety of that canon, including six tracks with Henry Sims and Bertha Lee respectively performing the vocals, on which Patton played guitar. Anyone seriously interested in the blues and its history needs to have heard Charley Patton, and this anthology provides a comprehensive overview of his work.
 
 
Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 Pony Blues Charley Patton
2 Banty Rooster Blues Charley Patton
3 Prayer Of Death Part 1 Charley Patton
4 Prayer Of Death Part Charley Patton
5 Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues Charley Patton
6 Mississippi Boweavil Blues Charley Patton
7 Down The Dirt Road Blues Charley Patton
8 It Won't Be Long Now Charley Patton
9 Shake It And Break It (But Don't Let It Fall Mama) Charley Patton
10 A Spoonful Blues Charley Patton
11 Pea Vine Blues Charley Patton
12 Tom Rushen Blues Charley Patton
13 Lord I'm Discouraged Charley Patton
14 I'm Goin' Home Charley Patton
15 High Water Everywhere Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
16 High Water Blues Part 2 Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
17 Farrell Blues Henry Sims acc by. Charley Patton
18 Come Back Corrina Henry Sims acc by. Charley Patton
19 Rattlesnake Blues Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
20 Running Wild Blues Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
21 Be True Be True Blues Henry Sims acc by. Charley Patton
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 Tell Me Man Blues Henry Sims acc by. Charley Patton
2 Mean Black Cat Blues Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
3 Magnolia Blues Charley Patton
4 Mean Black Moan Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
5 Heart Like Railroad Steel Charley Patton
6 Green River Blues Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
7 Elder Greene Blues Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
8 Jesus Is A Dying-Bed Maker Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
9 I Shall Not Be Moved Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
10 Hammer Blues Charley Patton
11 When Your Way Gets Dark Charley Patton
12 Moon Going Down Charley Patton acc. by Willie Brown, 2nd gtr.
13 Going To Move To Alabama Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
14 Some Happy Day Charley Patton
15 You're Gonna Need Somebody When You Die Charley Patton
16 Circle Round The Moon Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
17 Devil Sent The Rain Blues Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
18 Bird Nest Bound Charley Patton acc. by Willie Brown, 2nd gtr.
19 Dry Well Blues Charley Patton acc. by Willie Brown, 2nd gtr.
20 Jim Lee Blues Part 1 Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
Disc 3
Track Title Artist
1 Some Summer Day Charley Patton acc. by Willie Brown, 2nd gtr.
2 Frankie And Albert Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
3 Some These Days I'll Be Gone Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
4 Joe Kirby Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
5 Jim Lee Blues Part 2 Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
6 Poor Me Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
7 34 Blues Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
8 Yellow Bee Bertha Lee acc by. Charley Patton
9 Mind Reader Blues Bertha Lee acc by. Charley Patton
10 High Sheriff Blues Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
11 Stone Pony Blues Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
12 Jersey Bull Blues Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
13 Love My Stuff Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
14 Oh Death Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
15 Troubled 'Bout My Mother Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
16 Revenue Man Blues Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
17 Hang It On The Wall Charley Patton with Bertha Lee, vocal
18 Elder Greene Blues Take 2 Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
19 Hammer Blues Take 2 Charley Patton
20 Some These Days I'll Be Gone Take 2 Charley Patton acc. by Henry Sims, violin
  • EAN:
    824046903626
  • Discs:
    3
  • Release:
    January 2014
  • Artist:
    Charley Patton
  • Product Code:
    ACTRCD9036
  • Weight:
    0.2kg