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15 Piano Blues & Boogie Classics

Various Artists
15 Piano Blues & Boogie Classics

Part of the Arhoolie Records American Masters series, this volume features pianists Otis Spann, Pete Johnson, Piano Red, Katie Webster, Pinetop Perkins and 10 others. The collection covers a wide range of sounds within the boogie and blues genres: from the dance beats of “Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie” and “Rocket Boogie “88’” to down home piano blues of “Whistling Alex Moore’s Blues” and “Cold Chills.” The liner notes include original album art and titles for each track.

Track Listing

101
Dollar Bill Boogie Big Joe Duskin 2:26
102
Have You Ever Been Out In The Country Mercy Dee 3:43
103
Whistling Alex Moore's Blues Whistling Alex Moore 3:08
104
Moaning and Groaning Johnny Young (featuring Otis Spann on piano) 3:21
105
Katie's Boogie Woogie Katie Webster 2:16
106
Cruel Hearted Woman Thunder Smith 2:32
107
The Ma Grinder Robert Shaw 4:15
108
Why Did You Go Last Night Clifton Chenier (featuring Elmore Nixon on piano) 3:20
109
Pinetop's Boogie Woogie L.C. “Good Rockin'” Robinson (featuring Pinetop Perkins on piano) 3:35
110
San Francisco Can Be Such A Lonely Town Omar Shariff 4:30
111
Rocket Boogie “88” (Part 1) Pete Johnson 2:52
112
Sugar Hill, (Part 1) Bukka White 3:35
113
You Ain't Got A Chance Piano Red 2:56
114
Cold Chills Herny Gray 3:13
115
On The Spot Boogie Charlie Musselwhite (featuring Lafayette Leake on piano) 2:40

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