Eric Bibb Blues, Ballads & Work Songs 180g LP
Eric Bibb Blues, Ballads & Work Songs 180g LP
Genre: Blues
Label: Opus 3
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Eric Bibb Blues, Ballads & Work Songs 180g LP

Eric Bibb

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Availability: Expected On 02-28-2020
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SKU:
OPLP22111
UPC:
7392420821116
Click Here for Sound Samples!

Audiophile 180g LP! The Sound Quality is Crisp and Clear!
"One of the BEST Sounding Guitar Recordings I have EVER heard!" - The Audiophile Voice


Eric Bibb's album Blues, Ballads And Work Songs covers the complete range of traditional folk/blues songs which were an inherent part of his childhood up to the present time with his own inimitable compositions. This collaboration between Eric Bibb and Jan-Eric Persson features bluesy, traditional songs; standards of the folk/blues scene including Stagger Lee, John Henry, and Take This Hammer.

Musical Performance 4.5/5 Stars! Sound Quality 5/5 Stars!!! (Review of SACD)
"The recording is awesome in its simplicity, with perfect engineering from Jan-Eric Persson, Opus 3's head honcho. It presents Bibb front and center, sounding perfectly natural and unexaggerated. Throughout the record he uses a number of guitars, which he denotes in each track's written introduction, and the recording is so clean that you can easily hear the differences between instruments."
- Rad Bennett, www.hometheatersound.com, October 2011

"Opus 3 co-founder and recording engineer Jan-Eric Persson says he used the same tube stereo microphone he had used on Eric Bibb's original recordings, starting in 1977. The result is very good... If you enjoy what Eric Bibb has been doing for the past 35 years, you'll want this album." - Gerard Rejskind, Ultra High Fidelity Magazine No. 90

"This new (album) from the great Eric Bibb is one of the very best-sounding guitar recordings I have ever heard... The best part of this album is Bibb’s playing, his finger-work. It’s just perfect, super accurate on which note and bending or slipping onto it, if needed, and on-the-pinhead accurate in the timing." - Gene Pitts, The Audiophile Voice, Volume 14, Issue 5 Click Here to read the entire review!

"A highly recommendable, warm-hearted and positive record." - Kari Nevalainen, www.inner-magazines.com, August 2011

"Blues, Ballads & Work Songs is an album I have been working on for most of my life. Its release coincides with my 60th birthday and it celebrates the music that first inspired me to become a guitar-playing singer. My father, Leon Bibb, was part of a wonderful folk music scene in New York City during the 1950s and '60s and his world became my world when I was very young. I still treasure a copy of one of his early LPs on the Vanguard label, "Tol' My Captain", that included the work song "Take This Hammer".

"Most of the songs on B, B & WS were "standards" of the folk/blues scene I was exposed to as a child. I heard them performed on countless occasions by my father's friends and colleagues. I often think of this music as part of my DNA. It has a lot to do with who I am today." - Eric Bibb, July 1, 2011

Features:
• High Quality 180g Vinyl LP
• Mastered by Thomas Eberger at Stockholm Mastering
• Cut by Lupo at Dubplates and Mastering in Berlin

Musicians:

Eric Bibb, guitar, vocals
Kahanga "Master Vumbi” Dekula, electric guitar (12)
Christer Lyssarides, electric slide guitar (13), Mandola (14)
Roger Ekman, Höfner violkin bass, Vintage 63 (12, 13)
Bo Juhlin, Sousaphone (14)
Svante Drake, Mouth-percussion & shaker (12, 13)


1. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
2. John Henry
3. Take This Hammer
4. Cocaine Blues
5. Candy Man
6. Goin' Down Slow
7. Sittin' On Top of the World
8. Come Back Baby
9. Frankie & Albert
10. Stagger Lee
11. Juke Dance
12. My Honey Pie
13. Satisfied
14. Sophisticated Shade

Recorded June 2005 - March 2011
Description
Click Here for Sound Samples!

Audiophile 180g LP! The Sound Quality is Crisp and Clear!
"One of the BEST Sounding Guitar Recordings I have EVER heard!" - The Audiophile Voice


Eric Bibb's album Blues, Ballads And Work Songs covers the complete range of traditional folk/blues songs which were an inherent part of his childhood up to the present time with his own inimitable compositions. This collaboration between Eric Bibb and Jan-Eric Persson features bluesy, traditional songs; standards of the folk/blues scene including Stagger Lee, John Henry, and Take This Hammer.

Musical Performance 4.5/5 Stars! Sound Quality 5/5 Stars!!! (Review of SACD)
"The recording is awesome in its simplicity, with perfect engineering from Jan-Eric Persson, Opus 3's head honcho. It presents Bibb front and center, sounding perfectly natural and unexaggerated. Throughout the record he uses a number of guitars, which he denotes in each track's written introduction, and the recording is so clean that you can easily hear the differences between instruments."
- Rad Bennett, www.hometheatersound.com, October 2011

"Opus 3 co-founder and recording engineer Jan-Eric Persson says he used the same tube stereo microphone he had used on Eric Bibb's original recordings, starting in 1977. The result is very good... If you enjoy what Eric Bibb has been doing for the past 35 years, you'll want this album." - Gerard Rejskind, Ultra High Fidelity Magazine No. 90

"This new (album) from the great Eric Bibb is one of the very best-sounding guitar recordings I have ever heard... The best part of this album is Bibb’s playing, his finger-work. It’s just perfect, super accurate on which note and bending or slipping onto it, if needed, and on-the-pinhead accurate in the timing." - Gene Pitts, The Audiophile Voice, Volume 14, Issue 5 Click Here to read the entire review!

"A highly recommendable, warm-hearted and positive record." - Kari Nevalainen, www.inner-magazines.com, August 2011

"Blues, Ballads & Work Songs is an album I have been working on for most of my life. Its release coincides with my 60th birthday and it celebrates the music that first inspired me to become a guitar-playing singer. My father, Leon Bibb, was part of a wonderful folk music scene in New York City during the 1950s and '60s and his world became my world when I was very young. I still treasure a copy of one of his early LPs on the Vanguard label, "Tol' My Captain", that included the work song "Take This Hammer".

"Most of the songs on B, B & WS were "standards" of the folk/blues scene I was exposed to as a child. I heard them performed on countless occasions by my father's friends and colleagues. I often think of this music as part of my DNA. It has a lot to do with who I am today." - Eric Bibb, July 1, 2011

Features:
• High Quality 180g Vinyl LP
• Mastered by Thomas Eberger at Stockholm Mastering
• Cut by Lupo at Dubplates and Mastering in Berlin

Musicians:

Eric Bibb, guitar, vocals
Kahanga "Master Vumbi” Dekula, electric guitar (12)
Christer Lyssarides, electric slide guitar (13), Mandola (14)
Roger Ekman, Höfner violkin bass, Vintage 63 (12, 13)
Bo Juhlin, Sousaphone (14)
Svante Drake, Mouth-percussion & shaker (12, 13)


1. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
2. John Henry
3. Take This Hammer
4. Cocaine Blues
5. Candy Man
6. Goin' Down Slow
7. Sittin' On Top of the World
8. Come Back Baby
9. Frankie & Albert
10. Stagger Lee
11. Juke Dance
12. My Honey Pie
13. Satisfied
14. Sophisticated Shade

Recorded June 2005 - March 2011
Genre
Blues
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Eric Bibb
Title
Blues, Ballads & Work Songs
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
Expected On 02-28-2020
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
11-03-2011
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
EXPECT_ON
2020-02-28 00:00:00.000
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