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Blues & Ballads (A Folksinger’s Songbook) Volumes I & II Ltd 180g 2LP

Luther Dickinson

Label: New West Records
Release Date: 05 February 2016
Format: LP Double Vinyl

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Luther Dickinson Blues & Ballads (A Folksinger’s Songbook) Volumes I & II Limited 180gram Vinyl 2LP Set + Download

Blues and Ballads, this acoustic collection of songs interpreted simply, recorded live, solo or with a small group of friends celebrates my relationship between music, songs, the written word and legacy.Blues and Ballads celebrates the American oral tradition of blues and folk songs, not only being passed down and evolving but being transcribed (the original recording technique) and entered into the discipline of written sheet music and songbooks. The songs themselves tell the story of the lad growing up in modern day rural south amongst first generation Memphis rock 'n rolling, song collecting, folk bohemians, disapproving pre-rock 'n roll holy rollers, and citified punk rockers and modern day blues giants, experiencing the miracle that was Fat Possum Records and Hill Country Blues in the 90s, singing his song in a language near extinction, barely pre-internet, when community, word of mouth, firsthand experience, books, records and art still ruled. When the elders began passing on the lad realized that his family, friends and heroes should be made into folk heroes and their vernacular and stories should be sung.

Featured Tracks:
Volume I
Hurry Up Sunrise
Up Over Yonder (ft JJ Grey)
Bang Bang Lulu
Mean Ol’ Wind Died Down
How I Wish My Train Would Come
Ain’t No Grave (ft Mavis Staples)
Let It Roll
My Leavin’

Volume II
Horseshoe (Reprise)
Highwater (Soldier)
And It Hurts
Mojo, Mojo
Ol’ Cannonball
Blow Out
Mayor Langford Birmingham Blues
Shake (Yo Mama)
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