Luther Dickinson Blues & Ballads: A Folksingers Songbook Volumes 1 & II 180g 2LP
Luther Dickinson Blues & Ballads: A Folksingers Songbook Volumes 1 & II 180g 2LP
Genre: Folk
Label: New West
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Luther Dickinson Blues & Ballads: A Folksingers Songbook Volumes 1 & II 180g 2LP

Luther Dickinson

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SKU:
NWLP5120
UPC:
607396512010
180g Vinyl Double LP!

This item not eligible for any further discount offers!

Blues & Ballads, this acoustic collection of songs interpreted simply, recorded live, solo or with a small group of friends celebrates Dickinson's relationship between music, songs, the written word and legacy. Blues & Ballads celebrates the American oral tradition of blues and folk songs, not only being passed down and evolving but being transcribed (the original recording technique) and entered into the discipline of written sheet music and songbooks.

The songs themselves tell the story of the lad growing up in modern day rural south amongst first generation Memphis rock ‘n rolling, song collecting, folk bohemians, disapproving pre-rock ‘n roll holy rollers, and citified punk rockers and modern day blues giants, experiencing the miracle that was Fat Possum Records and Hill Country Blues in the '90s, singing his song in a language near extinction, barely pre-internet, when community, word of mouth, firsthand experience, books, records and art still ruled. When the elders began passing on the lad realized that his family, friends and heroes should be made into folk heroes and their vernacular and stories should be sung.

The vinyl art includes Luther Dickinson's dream come true – his songbook, a printed collection of his tunes (his life), transcribed and made to look legitimate. The limited pressing makes the legitimacy fleeting and as it should be: rare and underground. Dickinson represents the Memphis underground and the mid-south region’s music. This art is not for the masses. It is meant to wither and fade and then rise from the ashes again and again, evolving and mutating.

Is it too late to tell you and your community’s tales thru the vinyl groove and the block lettered, mimeographed page? Never!



Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• 16-page deluxe songbook
• Includes limited time download card

Selections:
LP 1 - Volume I
Side A:

1. Hurry Up Sunrise
2. Up Over Yonder (feat. J.J. Grey)
3. Bang Bang Lulu
4. Moonshine
5. Jackson
Side B:
6. Mean Ol' Wind Died Down
7. How I Wish My Train Would Come
8. Ain't No Grave (feat. Mavis Staples)
9. Let It Roll
10. My Leavin'

LP 2 - Volume II
Side C:

1. Horseshoe (reprise)
2. Highwater (Soldier)
3. And It hurts
4. Storm
5. Mojo, Mojo
Side D:
6. Ol' Cannonball
7. Devilment
8. Blow Out
9. Mayor Langford Birmingham Blues
10. Shake (Yo Mama)
11. Horseshoe
Description
180g Vinyl Double LP!

This item not eligible for any further discount offers!

Blues & Ballads, this acoustic collection of songs interpreted simply, recorded live, solo or with a small group of friends celebrates Dickinson's relationship between music, songs, the written word and legacy. Blues & Ballads celebrates the American oral tradition of blues and folk songs, not only being passed down and evolving but being transcribed (the original recording technique) and entered into the discipline of written sheet music and songbooks.

The songs themselves tell the story of the lad growing up in modern day rural south amongst first generation Memphis rock ‘n rolling, song collecting, folk bohemians, disapproving pre-rock ‘n roll holy rollers, and citified punk rockers and modern day blues giants, experiencing the miracle that was Fat Possum Records and Hill Country Blues in the '90s, singing his song in a language near extinction, barely pre-internet, when community, word of mouth, firsthand experience, books, records and art still ruled. When the elders began passing on the lad realized that his family, friends and heroes should be made into folk heroes and their vernacular and stories should be sung.

The vinyl art includes Luther Dickinson's dream come true – his songbook, a printed collection of his tunes (his life), transcribed and made to look legitimate. The limited pressing makes the legitimacy fleeting and as it should be: rare and underground. Dickinson represents the Memphis underground and the mid-south region’s music. This art is not for the masses. It is meant to wither and fade and then rise from the ashes again and again, evolving and mutating.

Is it too late to tell you and your community’s tales thru the vinyl groove and the block lettered, mimeographed page? Never!



Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• 16-page deluxe songbook
• Includes limited time download card

Selections:
LP 1 - Volume I
Side A:

1. Hurry Up Sunrise
2. Up Over Yonder (feat. J.J. Grey)
3. Bang Bang Lulu
4. Moonshine
5. Jackson
Side B:
6. Mean Ol' Wind Died Down
7. How I Wish My Train Would Come
8. Ain't No Grave (feat. Mavis Staples)
9. Let It Roll
10. My Leavin'

LP 2 - Volume II
Side C:

1. Horseshoe (reprise)
2. Highwater (Soldier)
3. And It hurts
4. Storm
5. Mojo, Mojo
Side D:
6. Ol' Cannonball
7. Devilment
8. Blow Out
9. Mayor Langford Birmingham Blues
10. Shake (Yo Mama)
11. Horseshoe
Genre
Folk
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Luther Dickinson
Title
Blues & Ballads:A Folksingers Songbook V1
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
Creation Date
12-29-2015
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
02-03-2016
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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