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9 thoughts on “ Rockin The Pad - Memphis Slim - Memphis Slim (Cassette, Album)

  1. Memphis Slim (born John Len Chatman, September 3, – February 24, ) was an American blues pianist, singer, and composer. He led a series of bands that, reflecting the popular appeal of jump blues, included saxophones, bass, drums, and piano.A song he first cut in , "Every Day I Have the Blues", has become a blues standard, recorded by many other artists.
  2. Memphis Slim discography and songs: Music profile for Memphis Slim, born 3 September Genres: Piano Blues, Blues, Chicago Blues. Albums include Willie's Blues, Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey, and Chess Blues.
  3. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Rockin' This House - Memphis Slim on AllMusic - - Once again the U.K.'s JSP reissue label offers a.
  4. Memphis Slim remained in Paris until his death on February 4, and was eulogized as blues royalty. A month later, Slim was brought home to Memphis and buried next to his father in Galilee Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The mayor proclaimed the day Memphis Slim Tribute Day and flags were flown at half staff throughout the city.
  5. ‘Memphis Slim’ made his recording debut for Bluebird in with his trademark song ‘Beer-Drinking Woman’. Soon Slim hooked up with Big Bill Broonzy and they had four great years together during which Slim took Big Bill’s advice to try and sound less like Roosevelt Sykes and more like himself. The point was well made and in Slim recruited two saxes and a bass to form his hard.
  6. Around the same time, Slim joined forces with Broonzy, then the dominant force on the local blues scene. After serving as Broonzy's invaluable accompanist for a few years, Slim emerged as his own man in After the close of World War II, Slim joined Hy-Tone Records, cutting eight tracks that were later picked up by King.
  7. The most complete gathering of Slim's Vee-Jay output available on disc (16 songs to the even dozen on the Gate of Horn domestic disc) and the best-sounding too. This is the crowning achievement in Memphis Slim's massive legacy -- he delivers his classics one right after another, backed by his unparalleled combo that was anchored by Matt "Guitar" Murphy's startlingly fresh solos.
  8. Get all the lyrics to songs on Rockin' the Blues and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics.
  9. The first two CDs are all material with Memphis Slim as band leader. Memphis Slim is probably not as well known today as he deserves to be, but he one of the leading Chicago blues players of the late s and s. It's all very good material and the sound is quite good. The third CD is half Memphis Slim and half Roosevelt Sykes/5(4).

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