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The Complete Plantation Recordings

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Download links and information about The Complete Plantation Recordings by Muddy Waters. This album was released in 1993 and it belongs to Blues, Country, Acoustic genres. It contains 22 tracks with total duration of 01:01:27 minutes.

Artist: Muddy Waters
Release date: 1993
Genre: Blues, Country, Acoustic
Tracks: 22
Duration: 01:01:27
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Country Blues (Number One) 3:33
2. Interview No. 1 (Alan Lomax Interview) (featuring Alan Lomax) 3:51
3. I Be's Troubled 3:05
4. Interview No. 2 (John Work & Alan Lomax Interview) (featuring Alan Lomax) 1:50
5. Burr Clover Farm Blues 2:54
6. Interview No. 3 (John Work Interview) 1:10
7. Ramblin' Kid Blues (Partial) 1:08
8. Ramblin' Kid Blues 3:16
9. Rosalie 3:02
10. Joe Turner 2:45
11. Pearlie May Blues 3:22
12. Take a Walk with Me 3:04
13. Burr Clover Blues 3:13
14. Interview No. 4 0:34
15. I Be Bound to Write to You (First Version) 3:25
16. I Be Bound to Write to You (Second Version) 2:51
17. You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone (Number 1) 3:20
18. You Got to Take Sick and Die Some of These Days 2:07
19. Why Don't You Live so God Can Use You 2:07
20. Country Blues (Number Two) 3:34
21. You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone (Number 2) 3:40
22. 32-20 Blues 3:36

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At long last, Muddy's historic 1941-1942 Library of Congress field recordings are all collected in one place, with the best fidelity that's been heard thus far. Waters performs solo pieces (you can hear his slide rattling against the fretboard in spots) and band pieces with the Son Sims Four, "Rosalie" being a virtual blueprint for his later Chicago style. Of particular note are the inclusion of several interview segments with Muddy from that embryonic period and a photo of Muddy playing on the porch of his cabin, dressed up and looking sharper than any Mississippi sharecropper on Stovall's plantation you could possibly imagine. This much more than just an important historical document; this is some really fine music imbued with a sense of place, time and loads of ambience.