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Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs

Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs

Cut in 1956, these tracks catch Broonzy in fine form near the end of his distinguished career. His powerful voice and guitar are showcased in a set which includes traditional blues, gospel, and folk songs all performed with undeniable authority. "Broonzy moves with amazing ease from silky croon to brassy howl...[and] dazzles with rough-edged intricacy." — The Boston Globe

Vinyl edition details:
180g vinyl; Remastered in 2016 by Grammy-award winning engineer, Pete Reiniger, from original analog tapes; 8 page custom booklet with original notes, lyrics, and new essay by Broonzy biographer Bob Riesman

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Track Listing

101
Backwater Blues Bill Broonzy 2:50
102
This Train Bill Broonzy 3:00
103
I Don't Want No Woman (To Try to Be My Boss) Bill Broonzy 3:08
104
Martha Bill Broonzy 5:00
105
Tell Me Who Bill Broonzy 3:41
201
Bill Bailey Bill Broonzy 1:57
202
Alberta Bill Broonzy 2:13
203
Goin' Down This Road Bill Broonzy 2:22
204
Tell Me What Kind of Man Jesus Is Bill Broonzy 2:16
205
John Henry Bill Broonzy 4:45
206
Glory of Love Bill Broonzy 3:23

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