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Charlie Sangster, Blues at home 9

Mbirafon CD109

℗ 2013 Giambattista Marcucci

EAN 8033481381216

Release date: October 15, 2013

Digital Album Price: EUR 5

 

 

An underground figure of the Brownsville, Tennessee blues scene, Charlie Sangster belonged to a family of musicians and played with many of the most influential artists of his hometown, including Charlie Pickett, John Estes, and Son Bonds. This album features a wide range of his repertoire recorded at his home between 1976 and 1979. All tracks were digitally remastered from the original tapes in 2013. Editorial assistance by Corey Wetherington, Penn State University.

 

 

TRACK LISTING

 

1. MOANING THE BLUES (2:15)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 23, 1978

2. THE DIRTY DOZEN (TAKE 1) (2:07)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, July 31, 1978

3. THE DIRTY DOZEN (TAKE 2) (1:39)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 23, 1978

4. OLD BULL COW (TAKE 1) (2:02)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 19, 1976

5. OLD BULL COW (TAKE 3) (2:13)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 23, 1978

6. SWEET OLD KOKOMO (2:48)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 19, 1976

7. DREAMY-EYED WOMAN (3:11)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 27, 1976

8. KANSAS CITY BLUES (TAKE 2) (3:51)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 23, 1978

9. KANSAS CITY BLUES (TAKE 3) (2:55)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 27, 1978

10. HESITATION BLUES (TAKE 2) (1:59)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 23, 1978

11. HESITATION BLUES (TAKE 3) (1:51)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, November 3, 1979

12. GOOD MORNING LITTLE SCHOOLGIRL

(TAKE 2) (3:28)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, July 31, 1978

13. A YEAR AND SIX MONTHS OLD BLUES

(TAKE 3) (2:59)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, July 31, 1978

14. SELLING THAT STUFF (1:56)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 23, 1978

15. CRAWDAD SONG (1:39)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 27, 1978

16. IT’S TIGHT LIKE THAT (4:04)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 27, 1978

17. TWO WHITE HORSES IN A LINE

(TAKE 2) (2:49)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 27, 1978

18. CARELESS LOVE (TAKE 2) (1:50)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, August 27, 1978

19. STOP THAT THING (2:28)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, October 10, 1979

20. BLUEBIRD BLUES (1:54)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, October 10, 1979

21. EARLY MORNING BLUES (TAKE 3) (3:00)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, October 10, 1979

22. SKINNY WOMAN BLUES (TAKE 4) (3:20)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, October 10, 1979

23. STEP IT UP AND GO (TAKE 3) (4:14)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, October 10, 1979

24. ONE COLD NIGHT (1:32)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, October 10, 1979

25. WEEPING WILLOW BLUES (TAKE 2)

(1:29)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, November 3, 1979

26. DROP DOWN MAMA (2:08)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, November 3, 1979

27. WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN (2:51)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, November 3, 1979

28. JESUS GONNA MAKE UP MY DYING

BED (2:05)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, November 3, 1979

29. I’M GONNA TELL GOD HOW YOU

TREAT ME (1:47)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, November 3, 1979

30. WHEN I LAY MY BURDEN DOWN (1:55)

Charlie Sangster, vocal and guitar

Brownsville, Tennessee, November 3, 1979

 

TOTAL PLAYING TIME 75:21

 

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