Sonny Boy Williamson – Down And Out Blues/In Memorium
Players on the albums read like a who's who of classic blues legends, including Willie Dixon on bass, Muddy Waters on guitar, Jimmy Rogers on guitar and Otis Spann on piano among many others
Sonny Boy Williamson was a blues legend who played with Robert Johnson at the start of his career and Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Robbie Robertson at the end of it. In between, he drank a lot of whiskey, had a successful radio show for 15 years, toured Europe to great acclaim and sang some of the greatest blues ever recorded.
Full sleevenotes by Tony Russell
- Down And Out Blues: Don't Start Me To Talkin' I Don't Know All My Love In Vain The Key (To Your Door) Keep It To Yourself Dissatisfied Fattening Frogs For Snakes Wake Up Baby Your Funeral And My Trial 99 Cross My Heart Let Me Explain
In Memorium: One Way Out Too Young To Die Trust My Baby Checkin' Up On My Baby Sad To Be Alone Got To Move Bring It On Home Down Child Peach Tree Dissatisfied That's All I Want Too Old To Think