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Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry Sing

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Better Day
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Confusion
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Dark Road
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John Henry
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Make a Little Money (Let Me Make a Little Money)
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Old Jabo
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If You Lose Your Money
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Guitar Highway
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Heart in Sorrow
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Preachin' the Blues
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Can't Help Myself
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Best of Friends
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Boogie Baby
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Total Tracks: 13   Total Length: 39:11

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04.22.11
Brownie McGhee, Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry Sing
Label: Folkways Records / Smithsonian Folkways

Brownie McGhee had a big hit with "My Fault," an amazing electric blues/R&B song he cut in 1948. But in the '50s, the Tennessean and his longtime harmonica accompanist Sonny Terry returned to their acoustic country-blues roots, eventually hooking up with the folk scene in New York. This late-'50s session is grimy and propulsive, as best evidenced by their version of "John Henry," Terry's harmonica a chunky chug of full, rich tones, and… read more »

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Authentic blues at its best.

benoliver999

I simply cannot recommend this album enough for blues fans.

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Wondrous

drewbie1

Pure blues genius, the mother lode of authentic country blues.

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nothing better

EMUSIC-00907EFE

This is music that feeds your soul and makes it smile.

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Wen's Pick

wentech

If you have no other album by these two seminal acoustic bluesmen, you need this one. It is a fine example of their playing style and sound. For the age of the album, sound quality is quite good. If you like good acoustic guitar and harp blues, this album is for you.

They Say All Music Guide

One of the duo’s best acoustic folk-blues collaborations, originally issued in 1958. They convincingly run through a very enjoyable series of collaborations marked by affectionate interplay, with drummer Gene Moore adding rhythmic power. – Bill Dahl