Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind

Big Bill Broonzy SFW40131

Acoustic blues guitarist Big Bill Broonzy late in his long career, troubled in mind and outspoken in song. With controversial topical songs, rural blues and spirituals, this CD showcases brilliant vocals and intricate solo guitar work. Includes live radio and concert recordings plus the best of Broonzy's 1950s Folkways recordings, including his classic "Key to the Highway." 36 page booklet with extensive notes, photos, and lyrics. 73 minutes. Reissue compiled and annotated by Jeff Place and Anthony Seeger.

Year Released 2000
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Genre(s) Blues
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) African American
Instrument(s) Guitar; Vocals
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Blues
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101 Hey, Hey Baby Big Bill Broonzy 2:54
102 Frankie and Johnny Big Bill Broonzy 2:09
103 Trouble in Mind Big Bill Broonzy 3:20
104 Joe Turner, No. 2 (Blues of 1890) Big Bill Broonzy 5:16
105 Mule-Ridin' Blues Big Bill Broonzy 3:45
106 When Will I Get to Be Called a Man? Big Bill Broonzy 2:20
107 Poor Bill Blues Big Bill Broonzy 3:15
108 Key to the Highway Big Bill Broonzy 2:35
109 Plough-Hand Blues Big Bill Broonzy 3:27
110 Digging My Potatoes Big Bill Broonzy 3:00
111 When Things Go Wrong (It Hurts Me Too) Big Bill Broonzy 3:00
112 C.C. Rider Big Bill Broonzy 2:35
113 Saturday Evening Blues Big Bill Broonzy 3:35
114 Shuffle Rag Big Bill Broonzy 2:07
115 Southbound Train Big Bill Broonzy 4:52
116 Hush, Somebody's Calling Me Big Bill Broonzy 4:01
117 Louise Big Bill Broonzy 4:01
118 Black, Brown and White (intro) Big Bill Broonzy 1:25
119 Black, Brown and White Big Bill Broonzy 2:44
120 Willie Mae Blues Big Bill Broonzy 3:31
121 This Train (intro) Big Bill Broonzy 1:21
122 This Train (Bound for Glory) Big Bill Broonzy 3:02
123 In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down (intro) Big Bill Broonzy 1:05
124 In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down Big Bill Broonzy 4:22
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