The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin LP
The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin LP
Genre: Blues
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin LP

The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin

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SKU:
LSDLP70211
UPC:
778578702113

Coming December 2021 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

Remastered From The Original 1962 Tapes!
Early Janis Joplin Recording On Vinyl LP!

Raucous country music and blues, both traditional and original, with a gritty roadhouse sound and feel, recorded in 1962 at Threadgill's, the famous Austin beer joint and music venue. You'll hear beer bottles hit the floor, doors slam, chatter by the band, including some choice expletives by Janis as she laughs and banters with Lanny and Powell throughout the recording. However, the music is not overwhelmed by the background, and the raw talent heard in Janis's clear, so-much-older-than-her-years vocals is unmistakable and undeniable, leaving little doubt about her greatness. Lanny's consistent and timely guitar playing and Powell's soulful harmonica work, coupled with the ever-present Janis vocals, offer a time capsule of a sound that would soon circle the globe.

This is the first authorized vinyl release by this legendary three-piece group from Austin, Texas. Formed in 1962, the Waller Creek Boys consisted of Lanny Wiggins on acoustic guitar, Powell St. John - later of The Conqueroo, Mother Earth and songwriter for the 13th Floor Elevators - on harmonica, and a then-unknown 19-year old female singer, recently transplanted from Port Arthur, Texas who would go on to bigger things - that's right, Janis Joplin.

The album includes five songs that have never been released - and the album's remaining nine songs haven't been commercially released in almost fifty years. All the songs were remastered from the original 1962 tapes, which have been in Powell St. John's possession for almost sixty years.

Included is a 14-page booklet with first-person anecdotes from individuals who were part of the band's inner circle during those formative years in Austin.

Listen carefully to the very last words on this record to hear an example of the freewheelin' performance style of one of the greatest female blues singers that ever graced planet Earth.

Features

  • First Authorized Vinyl Release by the Band
  • Five Previously Unreleased Songs
  • Remastered from the Original 1962 Tapes
  • Vinyl LP
  • 14-Page Booklet - First-Person Anecdotes

Selections

  1. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy (Janis Joplin)
  2. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out (Jimmie Cox)
  3. Banks of the Ohio (Powell St. John, Arr.)
  4. Stealin' (Gus Cannon)
  5. Winin' Boy Blues (Jelly Roll Morton)
  6. Railroad Bill (Powell St. John, Arr.)
  7. I'll Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover)
  8. Kansas City Blues (Janis Joplin)
  9. How Long (Powell St. John, Arr.)
  10. No Reason For Livin' (Janis Joplin)
  11. San Francisco Bay Blues (Jesse Fuller)
  12. Silver Threads and Golden Needles (D. Reynolds / J. Rhodes)
  13. Trouble in Mind (R. M. Jones)
  14. St. James Infirmary (Trad.)
Description

Coming December 2021 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

Remastered From The Original 1962 Tapes!
Early Janis Joplin Recording On Vinyl LP!

Raucous country music and blues, both traditional and original, with a gritty roadhouse sound and feel, recorded in 1962 at Threadgill's, the famous Austin beer joint and music venue. You'll hear beer bottles hit the floor, doors slam, chatter by the band, including some choice expletives by Janis as she laughs and banters with Lanny and Powell throughout the recording. However, the music is not overwhelmed by the background, and the raw talent heard in Janis's clear, so-much-older-than-her-years vocals is unmistakable and undeniable, leaving little doubt about her greatness. Lanny's consistent and timely guitar playing and Powell's soulful harmonica work, coupled with the ever-present Janis vocals, offer a time capsule of a sound that would soon circle the globe.

This is the first authorized vinyl release by this legendary three-piece group from Austin, Texas. Formed in 1962, the Waller Creek Boys consisted of Lanny Wiggins on acoustic guitar, Powell St. John - later of The Conqueroo, Mother Earth and songwriter for the 13th Floor Elevators - on harmonica, and a then-unknown 19-year old female singer, recently transplanted from Port Arthur, Texas who would go on to bigger things - that's right, Janis Joplin.

The album includes five songs that have never been released - and the album's remaining nine songs haven't been commercially released in almost fifty years. All the songs were remastered from the original 1962 tapes, which have been in Powell St. John's possession for almost sixty years.

Included is a 14-page booklet with first-person anecdotes from individuals who were part of the band's inner circle during those formative years in Austin.

Listen carefully to the very last words on this record to hear an example of the freewheelin' performance style of one of the greatest female blues singers that ever graced planet Earth.

Features

  • First Authorized Vinyl Release by the Band
  • Five Previously Unreleased Songs
  • Remastered from the Original 1962 Tapes
  • Vinyl LP
  • 14-Page Booklet - First-Person Anecdotes

Selections

  1. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy (Janis Joplin)
  2. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out (Jimmie Cox)
  3. Banks of the Ohio (Powell St. John, Arr.)
  4. Stealin' (Gus Cannon)
  5. Winin' Boy Blues (Jelly Roll Morton)
  6. Railroad Bill (Powell St. John, Arr.)
  7. I'll Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover)
  8. Kansas City Blues (Janis Joplin)
  9. How Long (Powell St. John, Arr.)
  10. No Reason For Livin' (Janis Joplin)
  11. San Francisco Bay Blues (Jesse Fuller)
  12. Silver Threads and Golden Needles (D. Reynolds / J. Rhodes)
  13. Trouble in Mind (R. M. Jones)
  14. St. James Infirmary (Trad.)
ISBN
PREORDER
ASSOC
R
Genre
Blues
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
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Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin
Title
The Waller Creek Boys Featuring Janis Joplin
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
08-24-2021
Release Date
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Availability
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Vinyl
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