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Alone with My Friends

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Released  1963
Studio  Levey's Sound, London
Artist  Memphis Slim
Label  Universal Music LLC
Recorded  April 25, 1961
Producer  Ed Michel
Release date  1963
Genre  Blues
Alone with My Friends (1963)  Aux Trois Mailletz (1963)
Blues albums  All Kinds of Blues, Willie's Blues, Sonny Boy Williamson and the Y, Blues, Live in Cook County Jail

Alone with My Friends is an album by American blues pianist Memphis Slim which was recorded in 1961 and released on the Battle label. The album, recorded in London during a European tour, is an exploration of the blues repertoire in terms of songs associated with blues singers Big Bill Broonzy, Tampa Red and Georgia Tom, Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon, Curtis Jones, St. Louis Jimmy, Sonny Boy Williamson and Blind Lemon Jefferson.

Contents

Reception

In his review for Allmusic, Richie Unterberger says "Not the first or last place to check out Slim on record."

Track listing

  1. "Highway 51 Blues" (Curtis Jones) - 4:15
  2. "I Feel So Good" (Big Bill Broonzy) - 2:45
  3. "Rock Me, Momma" (Big Bill Broonzy) - 3:50
  4. "Goin' Down Slow" (James B. Oden) - 3:40
  5. "Sittin' on Top of the World" (Carter-Jacobs) - 3:40
  6. "Sunnyland Train" (Memphis Slim) - 3:55
  7. "Goin' Down to the River" (Blind Lemon Jefferson) - 3:00
  8. "I Just Want to Make Love to You" (Willie Dixon) - 3:55
  9. "I Can Hear My Name A-Ringin'" (Sonny Boy Williamson) - 4:00
  10. "Going Back to My Plow" (Big Bill Broonzy) - 4:45

Personnel

  • Memphis Slim - vocals, piano
  • Songs

    1Highway 51 Blues4:16
    2I Feel So Good2:49
    3Rock Me - Momma3:53

    References

    Alone with My Friends Wikipedia


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