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The Folkways Years, 1959-1973

The Folkways Years, 1959-1973

This collection contains the best of blues pianist Memphis Slim's Folkways years and includes 3 previously unreleased tracks. The CD features solo performances, small ensembles, and accompaniment by Folkways artists including Willie Dixon, Jazz Gillum, and Pete Seeger. Slim plays highly personal interpretations of classic and original blues. 65 minutes. 32-page booklet with extensive notes, lyrics, and photos.

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Track Listing

101
Joogie Boogie Memphis Slim 3:27
102
I Left That Town-Harlem Bound Memphis Slim 2:19
103
Key to the Highway Memphis Slim 2:57
104
Chicago Rent Party Memphis Slim 3:56
105
Stewball Memphis Slim 3:35
106
The Dirty Dozens Memphis Slim 2:52
107
Beer Drinking Woman Memphis Slim 2:31
108
Walking Blues Memphis Slim 3:12
109
Pinetop's Boogie Woogie Memphis Slim 4:12
110
San Juan Blues Memphis Slim 2:23
111
Prison Bound Memphis Slim 3:27
112
If the Rabbit Had a Gun Memphis Slim 3:01
113
Backwater Blues Memphis Slim 3:45
114
You Name It Memphis Slim 2:16
115
M&O Blues Memphis Slim 3:40
116
Every Day I Have the Blues Memphis Slim 2:26
117
Just a Dream Memphis Slim 4:13
118
Midnight Special Memphis Slim 1:51
119
The Bells Memphis Slim 2:37
120
Mean Old Frisco Memphis Slim 3:23
121
The Gimmick Memphis Slim 3:49

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