Where Is My Money?

From ‘Ain t Nobody s Business’ to ‘What Can A Poor Man Do’, we have mixed 20 ‘Pure Blues‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Money‘. It has Chuck Berry, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Fats Domino, Brownie McGhee and many more.

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INFORMATIONS

Answers.com: From August 14, 1956, Alberta Hunter became a licensed practical nurse and worked for more than twenty years. The only nod Hunter gave to her performing career in 1961 when Lovie Austin, talked her into recording an LP featuring “Streets Paved with Gold”.

Rolling Stone : In his Makin’ Love cover of A.C. Reed’s “I’m in the Wrong Business,” King neatly blends spoof and truth in his heated, grainy rendering of the bitter exhaustion in the song: “I’m gonna send my guitar home/Leave these blues alone/ I’m in the wrong business.” Thank God he didn’t.

emusic : Terry wasn’t born blind — he lost sight in one eye when he was five, the other at age 18. So he took to the streets armed with his trusty harmonicas and soon joined forces with Piedmont pioneer Blind Boy Fuller

IMDB : Duddy Guy’s Fender Strat plays clean, thin and nimble lead work. His voice is high pitched, clean and full of soul. Fast blues tunes like ‘I Can’t Quit The Blues’ ‘Money’ and ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’ are three minute parties.

Rhino Records : Legend has it that Junior Wells and Buddy Guy first met in 1958, when recent Chicago transplant Guy beat Wells in a Battle Of The Blues competition, even though Wells was the established player on the Windy City scene.

The Compulsive Reader : In “No Money Down” Chuck Berry sings about a Cadillac sale sign and the offer of no money down with a Ford trade-in, and the song seems a reflection of a common marketing ploy.

Verve Music Group : Watch Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown stalk the stage in his black cowboy hat and matching boots. he may start with a Louis Jordan jump blues then dig into a stone country and western ballad before tackling Duke Ellington’s “Take The A Train”, all without dropping a beat.

Bad Dog Blues : Detroit Jr. has been a Chicago mainstay since the early 50′s playing the joints with guys like Morris Pejoe, Jimmy Reed, ….. His most famous association was a stint with Howlin’ Wolf in the 70′s staying on until Wolf’s passing in 1976.

Elmore James Jr. Blog : Elmore James was the rootsy yet forward-looking guitar innovator who updated and intensified Robert Johnson’s trailblazing slide style…he was also the ribald Lothario whose fierce slide ululations sounded like the lust-choked wails of Eros himself as he pleaded, cajoled, and rasped Shake Your Moneymaker to a hot-bodied lady.

Elmore James Jr. Blog : Elmore James was the rootsy yet forward-looking guitar innovator who updated and intensified Robert Johnson’s trailblazing slide style…he was also the ribald Lothario whose fierce slide ululations sounded like the lust-choked wails of Eros himself as he pleaded, cajoled, and rasped Shake Your Moneymaker to a hot-bodied lady.

PLAYLIST : Jimmy Witherspoon – Ain t Nobody s Business (2.43) . Detroit Jr. – Too Poor (2.17) . Chuck Berry – No Money Down (2.56) . Roosevelt Sykes – Poor Boy Blues (2.57) . Buddy Guy & Junior Wells – Poor Man’s Plea (3.10) . Royaltones – Poor Boy (2.16) . Luther Allison – Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (6.28) . Fats Domino – Poor me (2.16) . The Paul Butterfield Blues Band – Shake Your Money-Maker (2.28) . Elmore James – Shake Your Moneymaker (take 1 2) (2.50) . Buddy Guy – Money (Thay’s What I Want) (2.50) . Brownie McGhee – Poor boy blues (2.44) . Alberta Hunter – Streets Paved with Gold (3.05) . Magic Slim & The Teardrops – Gold Tailed Bird (9.02) . R.L. Burnside – Poor Boy (3.02) . Phil Guy & Lurie Bell – What Can A Poor Man Do (4.52) . John Lee Hooker – Women and Money (2.57) . Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown – Solid Gold Plated Fool (3.53) . Taylor Hound Dog – Roll Your Moneymaker (4.03) . B.B.King – I’m In The Wrong Business (4.37) .

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