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Blues At Midnight


Download links and information about Blues At Midnight by Bobby " Blue " Bland. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Blues genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 58:41 minutes.

Artist: Bobby " Blue " Bland
Release date: 2003
Genre: Blues
Tracks: 11
Duration: 58:41
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No. Title Length
1. Where Do I Go from Here (featuring Bobby Bare) 6:24
2. I Caught the Blues from Someone Else (featuring Bobby Bare) 4:30
3. You Hit the Nail On the Head (featuring Bobby Bare) 5:46
4. I've Got the Blues At Midnight (featuring Bobby Bare) 4:13
5. Baby What's Wrong With You (featuring Bobby Bare) 5:19
6. What a Wonderful World (featuring Bobby Bare) 3:14
7. My Sunday's Comin' Soon (featuring Bobby Bare) 4:12
8. This Man-Woman Thing (featuring Bobby Bare) 4:32
9. The Only Thing Missing Is You (featuring Bobby Bare) 5:35
10. I'm a Blues Man (featuring Bobby Bare) 6:45
11. Ghetto Nights (featuring Bobby Bare) 8:11



In several important respects, Blues at Midnight is what an album by a major septuagenarian blues singer should be. The production is straight-ahead and dignified, and very much in Bland's time-honored tributary about halfway between blues and soul, with plenty of organ and some brass. The songs are a little on the generic side, but they're suitable, lightly melancholy vehicles for Bland's subdued persona. While Bobby's voice sounds thinner and more weathered than it did several decades previously, as could be expected from a 73-year-old, it's still in decent, expressive shape. Where this disc falls down is in the repeated insertions of Bland's trademark tic: a full-on snort, just as blatant as someone gauchely imitating a heavy snorer. That might seem like a small thing to pick on, but if this were anyone other than Bland, no one would have allowed any of those irritating snorts on the record, let alone dozens of them. It's an unfortunate blemish on what's otherwise a reasonably respectable session, which leans toward the side of the blues repertoire that's sadder, winding down toward after hours.