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Chicago: The Living Legends (Live)

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Download links and information about Chicago: The Living Legends (Live) by Alberta Hunter. This album was released in 1961 and it belongs to Blues genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 37:17 minutes.

Artist: Alberta Hunter
Release date: 1961
Genre: Blues
Tracks: 10
Duration: 37:17
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. St. Louis Blues 2:24
2. Moanin' Low 4:43
3. Downhearted Blues 2:55
4. Now I'm Satisfied 2:43
5. Sweet Georgia Brown (Instrumental) (featuring Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders) 6:33
6. You Better Change (featuring Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders) 5:34
7. C-Jam Blues (Instrumental) (featuring Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders) 2:53
8. Streets Paved With Gold (featuring Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders) 3:02
9. Gallon Stomp (Instrumental) (featuring Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders) 3:05
10. I Will Always Be In Love With You (featuring Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders) 3:25

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This CD reissue is notable for two main reasons. It finds Alberta Hunter (who had retired from music in 1954 to become a nurse and who in the interim had only recorded once, two weeks earlier) in peak form on such numbers as "St. Louis Blues," "Downhearted Blues" and "You Better Change." In addition, it was pianist Lovie Austin's first recording in a couple decades; she was nearly 74 at the time and working as pianist at a Chicago dancing school. Austin's "Blues Serenaders" (a quintet also including trombonist Jimmy Archey, clarinetist Darnell Howard, bassist Pops Foster and drummer Jasper Taylor) has some concise solo space on the vocal pieces and takes three numbers (including Austin's "Gallion Stomp") as instrumentals. A well-conceived and historic set.