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Blind Willie McTell With Kate McTell. Ain't It Grand To Be A Christian. Loving Talking Blues. Charlie Turner (5), Barbecue Bob, Blind Willie McTell - Kings Of The Twelve String (LP, Comp, Mono). Gryphon (2), Chesapeake (2). GLP 13159, CLP 13159.
Singer Charlie Turner. Album Kings Of The Twelve String. Format MP3 FLAC VQF AU DXD APE MP2 MOD TTA. Genre Blues. 1408 downloads at 37 mb/s. A1. –Blind Willie McTell. A2. Mama, Let Me Scoop For You. A3. A4.
Blind Willie McTell - Dark Night Blues - Mama, Let Me Scoop For You - Ain't It Grand To Be A Christian - Loving Talking Blues Seth Richard - Skoodeldum Doo - Lonely Seth Blues Willie Baker - No No Blues Barbecue Bob - How Long Pretty Mama - Barbecue Blues George Carter - Ghost Woman Blues - Weeping Willow Woman Charlie Turner - Kansas.
Willie Baker - Weak-Minded Blues Barbecue Bob - Unnamed Blues Charlie Lincoln - Doodle Hole Blues Sylvester Weaver - Can't Be Trusted Blues Blind Blake - That'll Never Happen No More George Carter - Rising River Blues Gitfiddle Jim - Rainy Night Blues George Carter - Hot Jelly Roll Blues Willie Baker - Crooked Woman Blues Gitfiddle Jim - Paddlin' Blues. The Voice Of The Blues Bottleneck Guitar Masterpieces Barbecue Bob - Goin' Up The Country The Georgia Browns - Decatur Street 81 Ramblin' Thomas - Ground Hog Blues Tampa Kid - Keep On Trying The Hokum Boys - Selling That Stuff The Too Bad Boys - Corrine Corrine Blues Sister O. M. Terrell - I Want You To Lead Me On Sam Butler - Jefferson County Blues Oscar "Buddy" Woods - Come
The playing and the repertory are representative of McTell as he was at this point in his career, a blues veteran rolling through his paces without skipping a beat and quietly electrifying the listener. Songs include "Dying Crapshooter's Blues," "The Razor Ball," and "Ain't I Grand to Live a Christian.
McTell played a twelve-string guitar most of the time, giving his songs a deep, rich background, but with a lightness of touch and variability not associated with other contemporaries of the twelve such as Barbecue Bob, Willie Baker, or Charlie Lincoln with their hard chordal approach. The twelve-string guitar gives such a very full sound and what sounds like another guitarist could be a touch of echo.
Soon This Morning Blind Willie McTell – guitar, vocals. In 1949, a brief flurry of interest in old-timey country blues resulted in this 15-song session by Blind Willie McTell for the newly formed Atlantic Records. Only two songs, "Kill It Kid" and "Broke Down Engine Blues," were ever issued on a failed single, and the session was forgotten until almost 20 years later. McTell is mostly solo here, vividly captured on acoustic 12-string (his sometime partner Curley Weaver may have been present on some tracks), and in excellent form.
|A1||–Blind Willie McTell||Dark Night Blues|
|A2||–Blind Willie McTell||Mama, Let Me Scoop For You|
|A3||–Blind Willie McTell||Ain't It Grand To Be A Christian|
|A4||–Blind Willie McTell||Loving Talking Blues|
|A5||–Seth Richard||Skoodeldum Doo|
|A6||–Seth Richard||Lonely Seth Blues|
|A7||–Willie Baker||No No Blues|
|B1||–Barbecue Bob||How Long Pretty Mama|
|B2||–Barbecue Bob||Barbecue Blues|
|B3||–George Carter||Ghost Woman Blues|
|B4||–George Carter||Weeping Willow Woman|
|B5||–Charlie Turner||Kansas City Dog Walk|
|B6||–Charlie Lincoln*||Depot Blues|
|B7||–Charlie Lincoln*||Mama Don't Rush Me|
NotesGryphon label name and catalogue no. on cover, Chesapeake on center labels
|PLP 13159||Various||Kings Of The Twelve String (LP, Comp, Mono)||Piedmont||PLP 13159||US||1964|
|FLY LP 101||Various||Kings Of The Twelve String (LP, Comp, Mono, RE)||Flyright Records||FLY LP 101||UK||1978|
|FLY LP 101||Various||Kings Of The Twelve String (LP, Comp, Mono)||Flyright Records||FLY LP 101||UK||1973|