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Whiskey Is My Habit Women Is All I Crave: Best of Original recording remastered

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Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. How Long - How Long Blues
  2. Prison Bound Blues
  3. Straight Alky Blues Pt. 1
  4. Straight Alky Blues Pt. 2
  5. Gambler's Blues
  6. Sloppy Drunk Blues
  7. Papa's On The House Top
  8. Midnight Hour Blues
  9. Mean Mistreater Mama
  10. Hurry Down Sunshine
  11. Corn Licker Blues
  12. Shady Lane Blues
  13. Blues Before Sunrise
  14. Take A Walk Around The Corner
  15. I Ain't Got No Money Now
  16. Motherless Child
  17. My Woman's Gone Wrong
  18. Southbound Blues
  19. Barrelhouse Woman
  20. Muddy Water

Disc: 2

  1. I Believe I'll Make A Change
  2. Don't Start No Stuff
  3. Bobo Stomp
  4. Big Four Blues
  5. Hard Hearted Papa
  6. You Left Me Crying
  7. Evil Hearted Woman
  8. Good Woman Blues
  9. Hustler's Blues
  10. Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues
  11. You Got Me Grieving
  12. Bread Baker
  13. Tight Times Blues
  14. Black Wagon Blues
  15. Shinin' Pistol
  16. It's Too Short
  17. My God For Nothin' Gal
  18. Suicide Blues
  19. Church House Blues
  20. Six Cold Feet In The Ground


Product Details

  • Audio CD (May 18, 2004)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Original recording remastered
  • Label: Sony
  • ASIN: B00023GGEY
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #353,413 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell made great music - no question about it, and much of it is included here.
However, for the price, I found this compilation to be disappointing as the remastering doesn't strike me as all that solid. I believe a MUCH better value is Leroy Carr's "Essential" two disk set which contains virtually the same songs at almost half the price.
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Leroy Carr deserves more attention than he has received over the years. His music was far more influential than most of the other blues artists of the 1920s and 30s - at least until white folk enthusiasts and rock stars "discovered" delta blues singers in the 1960s. Carr has a relaxed vocal delivery and piano style that really grows on you upon repeated listening. This is a good compilation of his work. I think it focuses a little too much on his 1934 sessions, and is missing the classic "When the Sun Goes Down" (the song that inspired Robert Johnson's "Love in Vain"). It also misses the true variety of his output. However, I think the remastering on this set is better than any other I've heard. I recognize that the remastering of 78 era recordings is a matter of taste. The approach with this set was to remove the random clicks and pops, but leave the background crackle intact. In my opinion, this preserves the dynamic qualities of the original recording. By contrast, the "Essential" collection on Classic Blues is a typical example of remastering using heavy noise reduction. This removes most of the background crackle but leaves the music sounding dull and lifeless (to my ears, anyway). My one problem with the sound on this compilation is that some of the source material is inferior - I don't believe that these records are particularly rare.
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