“Lost”-opnames zijn bijna altijd aantrekkelijk, zo ook Chris Barber… Presents The Blues Legacy Series: Lost and Found. Een serie bestaande uit 3 (afzonderlijke) CD’s met opnamen voornamelijk gemaakt in de periode tussen 1957 en 1964 toen de blues zo’n beetje in Europa bekendheid kreeg.

Chris Barber (jazz-, bluesmuzikant alsmede dirigent) kreeg vooral bekendheid toen hij met zijn jazzorkest regelmatig bluesartiesten naar Engeland haalde om met zij band op te treden. Onlangs heeft Barber veel van deze opgenomen sessies teruggevonden en er een prachtige driedelige serie van gemaakt met The Blues Legacy.

Deze collectie telt opnamens van nooit eerder uitgegeven live sessies van Muddy Waters, Howlin ‘Wolf, Sonny Terry en Brownie McGhee, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Louis Jordan, Jimmy Witherspoon, en Champion Jack Dupree. Allen odersteund door Chris Barber’s band. Ter introductie verteld Barber aan het begin van elke set aardige achtergrond informatie van de sessies.

Chris Barber… Presents The Blues Legacy Series: Lost and Found

Release datum: maart 2008
Drager : 3-CD (uitgebracht als 3 afzonderlijke volumes)
Label: The Blues Legacy
Website The Blues Legacy : http://www.blueslegacy.net

Volume 1

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE
WITH THE CHRIS BARBER BAND
& OTTILIE PATTERSON

Recorded Live At The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England – 9th December 1957

01. Every Time I Feel The Spirit
02. Feed Me Jesus
03. Didn’t It Rain
04. This Train
05. Up Above My Head I Hear Music In The Air
06. Peace In The Valley
07. Down By The Riverside
08. Old Time Religion
09. When The Saints Go Marching In (Featuring Ottilie Patterson)
10. Old Time Religion (Reprise)(Featuring Ottilie Patterson)

SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE MCHGEE

Recorded Live At The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England – April 1958

11. Midnight Special
12. Climbin’ On Top Of The Hill
13. Hooray, Hooray, This Woman Is Killing Me
14. Fox Chase
15. How Long, How Long Blues
16. John Henry
17. Cornbread, Peas And Black Molasses
18. Worried Life Blues
19. Callin’ Mama Blues
20. Betty And Dupree
21. When The Saints Go Marching In
22. This Little Light Of Mine (Featuring The Chris Barber Band)
23. Glory/I’m Going To Walk And Talk With Jesus (Featuring The Chris Barber Band & Ottilie Patterson)

Volume 2

SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE MCGHEE
WITH THE CHRIS BARBER BAND
& OTTILIE PATTERSON

Broadcast Recordings From 1958

01. Poor Man’s Blues
02. Boogie On The Blues
03. When Things Go Wrong
04. How Long Blues
05. Do Lord

MUDDY WATERS & OTIS SPANN
WITH THE CHRIS BARBER BAND

Recorded Live At The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England – 26th October 1958

06. Hoochie Coochie Man
07. Blow Wind Blow
08. Long Distance Call
09. Baby Please Don’t Go
10. Blues Before Sunrise
11. Rollin’ Stone
12. I Can’t Be Satisfied
13. I Feel Like Going Home
14. Walking Through The Park
15. Walking Through The Park (Reprise) (Featuring Ottilie Patterson)

CHAMPION JACK DUPREE

Broadcast Recordings

Live At The London Jazz Club, England – 3rd December 1958

16. Merry Christmas Everybody
17. Mother-In-Law Blues
18. When Things Go Wrong

LOUIS JORDAN & OTTILIE PATTERSON
WITH THE CHRIS BARBER BAND

Recorded At Olympic Studios, London, England – 15th December 1962

19. T’ain’t Nobody’s Business

Volume 3

SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON
WITH THE CHRIS BARBER BAND

Recorded Live At The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England – 31st May 1964

01. Help Me
02. C Jam Blues
03. So Sad To Be Lonesome
04. Take A Walk With Me
05. Bye Bye Bird
06. Your Funeral, My Trial
07. Pontiac Blues
08. Pontiac Blues – Reprise
09. When The Saints Go Marching In
10. This Little Light Of Mine (Featuring Ottilie Patterson)
11. When The Saint’s Go Marching In (Reprise) (Featuring Ottilie Patterson)

JIMMY WITHERSPOON
WITH THE CHRIS BARBER BAND,
RONNIE SCOTT & HUMPHREY LYTTELTON

Recorded Live At The Richmond, Jazz & Blues Festival – 8th August 1964

12. Times Getting Tougher Than Tough
13. Have You Ever Loved A Woman
14. Roll ‘Em Pete’

HOWLIN’ WOLF & HUBERT SUMLIN
WITH THE CHRIS BARBER BAND

Recorded 30th November 1964

15. Howlin’ For My Baby
16. Dust My Broom
17. May I Have A Talk With You
18. Take A Walk With Me’

JIMMY WITHERSPOON
WITH THE CHRIS BARBER BAND

Dutch Radio Performance From Theatre ‘De Willem’, Papendrecht, Holland 1980

19. Everyday I Have The Blues
20. T’ain’t Nobody’s Business
21. When The Saints Go Marching In When I’ve Been Drinkin’
22. Goodbye, Goodbye

Chris Barber Presents…The Blues Legacy: ‘Lost & Found’ Trailer

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