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Analogue Productions / Prestige Bluesville

Willie Dixon with Memphis Slim ‎- Willie's Blues | 200g Analogue Productions reissue

$65.00

Analogue Productions / Prestige Bluesville

Willie Dixon with Memphis Slim ‎- Willie's Blues | 200g Analogue Productions reissue

$65.00

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A TAV Curator’s Pick.

"Since the early 1950s, Willie Dixon has been the studio kingpin of Chicago blues, having written, produced, and played bass on countless classics by Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Otis Rush, Koko Taylor, and many others. Dixon has always managed to find time away from the studio to work as a performer, slapping his upright bass and singing his own tunes in a highly compelling, conversational baritone. He was working the coffeehouse circuit with pianist Memphis Slim when he cut this, his first album as a leader, in 1959. Besides his unique interpretations of “Nervous” and “Built for Comfort,” it includes eight lesser known compositions from Dixon’s prolific pen. It is unlike all other albums by Dixon, as he and Slim are accompanied, not by the usual crew of Chicago blues players, but by a group of New York mainstream jazzmen, including tenor saxophonist Hal Ashby, guitarist Wally Richardson and drummer Gus Johnson." - Analogue Productions/Concord Music Group

Part of the ultimate audiophile Prestige stereo reissue series from Analogue Productions featuring 25 of the most collectible, rarest, most audiophile-sounding Rudy Van Gelder recordings ever made. All titles will be mastered from the original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray.

The 200g LPs will be cut at 33 1/3 speed vinyl at Acoustic Sounds' state-of-the-art pressing plant, Quality Record Pressings, plated by Gary Salstrom. Deep groove label pressings, tip-on jackets on thick cardboard stock.

Features of this audiophile reissue:

- Prestige stereo reissue series from Analogue Productions

- Mastered from the original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray

- Cut at 33 1/3 200g vinyl LP

- Pressed at Quality Record Pressings & Plated by Gary Salstrom

- Tip-on jackets on thick cardboard stock

Source: Acoustic Sounds

Item description:

Artist:

Willie Dixon With Memphis Slim

Title:

Willie's Blues

Label:

Analogue Productions /  Prestige Bluesville

Format:

Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Remastered, Stereo

Pressing:

US

Release Date:

This reissue: 2016 | Original – 1960

Genre:

Blues

Style:

Country Blues, Chicago Blues

Catalog No:

APRJ 1003 | BV 1003

Condition:

New