‘Backwater Blues’ by Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

‘Backwater Blues’ by Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee is a live album recorded on December 29, 1961 at Sugar Hill in San Francisco and released on June 29, 1999 By Fantasy.

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Track Listing : 1.Climbing On Top Of The Hill (Brownie Mcghee, Sonny Terry) – 02:35 . 2.Louise (Brownie Mcghee, Sonny Terry) – 03:55 . 3.My Father’S Words (Brownie Mcghee, Ruth Mcghee) – 03:58 . 4.Backwater Blues (Brownie Mcghee) – 04:05 . 5.Wine Headed Woman (Sonny Terry) – 05:22 . 6.Careless Love (W.C. Handy, Martha E. Koenig, Spencer Williams) – 03:41 . 7.Playing With The Blues (Brownie Mcghee, Ruth Mcghee, Eddie Shaw) – 03:25 . 8.I Can’T Sleep At Night (Brownie Mcghee, Ruth Mcghee) – 04:20 . 9.My Baby’S Leavin’ (Sonny Terry) – 04:36 . 10.Lose Your Money (Brownie Mcghee) – 02:50 . 11.Jet Plane Blues (Sonny Terry) – 03:20 . 12.Rainy Day (Brownie Mcghee, Ruth Mcghee) – 03:45 . 13.I’M A Stranger Here (Brownie Mcghee, Sonny Terry) – 04:30 . 14.Women On My String (Brownie Mcghee, Ruth Mcghee) – 03:20 . 15.One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer (Rudy Toombs) – 01:40 . 16.Key To The Highway (Big Bill Broonzy, Charles Segar) – 04:37 . 17.You’D Better Mind (Brownie Mcghee, Sonny Terry) – 03:30 . 18.Walk On (Brownie Mcghee, Ruth Mcghee, Sonny Terry) – 02:40

Musicians : Sonny Terry – Harmonica, Vocals . Brownie Mcghee – Guitar, Vocals

Production : Produced By Sol Weiss Sol Weiss – Engineer

Package : Esmond Edwards – Photography . Lee Hildebrand – Liner Notes . Jamie Putnam – Art Direction

Recorded On December 29, 1961 At Sugar Hill In San Francisco.

Released On June 29, 1999 By Fantasy.

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allmusic
Songs of whiskey, women, and money — nothing was more important to the repertoire of this classic acoustic blues duo. Good relations on stage were not, but during this 18-tune club date at Sugar Hill in San Francisco, Terry and McGhee are in good spirits. […]

JazzTimes
Great storytelling set to song, done up in the sparse and brutally honest setting of acoustic guitar and harmonica. […]

Paste Magazine
Scholars of the Piedmont blues genre or acoustic country blues in general will find this thoroughly engaging. The duo’s casual virtuosity and seemingly telepathic interplay is evident throughout the set. […]

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