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Eugene Powell, Blues at home 3

Mbirafon CD103

℗ 2013 Giambattista Marcucci

EAN 8033481381070

Release date: October 15, 2013

Digital Album Price: EUR 5

 

 

An outstanding but underrated blues guitar player, Eugene Powell, who recorded for the Bluebird label in 1936, finally reappears with this album, which includes a wide selection of his repertoire recorded at his home in Greenville, Mississippi, between 1976 and 1982. All tracks were digitally remastered from the original tapes in 2013. Editorial assistance by Corey Wetherington, Penn State University.

 

 

TRACK LISTING

 

1. PONY BLUES (SANTA FE) (3:26)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

2. FORTY-FOUR BLUES (TAKE 4) (1:54)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, June 11, 1982

3. FORTY-FOUR BLUES (TAKE 1) (4:15)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

4. TEXAS BLUES (3:11)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

5. UNTITLED BLUES (4:22)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

6. MEET ME IN THE BOTTOM (3:23)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

7. POOR BOY BLUES (TAKE 1) (4:20)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

8. POOR BOY BLUES (TAKE 2) (3:13)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 13, 1978

9. POOR BOY BLUES (TAKE 3) (1:31)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, May 3, 1980

10. OLD HOME BLUES (2:18)

Eugene Powell, guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

11. M & O BLUES (3:22)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

12. BIG FAT MAMA RAG (1:28)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

13. I'VE BEEN A DOG IN MY FAMILY (5:00)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

14. BLUES JUMPED A RABBIT (3:28)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

15. DARK ROAD BLUES (2:28)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

16. HESITATION BLUES (2:50)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 15, 1978

17. SEE SEE RIDER (1:57)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 15, 1978

18. BOOGIE-WOOGIE (1:17)

Eugene Powell, guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 15, 1978

19. GOOD MORNING LITTLE SCHOOLGIRL

(1:34)

Eugene Powell, guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, May 3, 1980

20. MY LONESOME SONG (2:25)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, May 3, 1980

21. DON’T TEAR MY CLOTHES (1:25)

Eugene Powell, spoken

Greenville, Mississippi, June 11, 1982

22. BUDDY NEAL BLUES (4:08)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 15, 1978

23. SO COLD IN CHINA (3:01)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, May 3, 1980

24. EUGENE POWELL DISCUSSES HIS 

MUSIC (2:44)

Eugene Powell, vocal and guitar

Greenville, Mississippi, August 8, 1976

 

TOTAL PLAYING TIME 70:02

 

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Eugene Powell - So Cold in China

 

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